Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Fran McGlinn was fired from his assistant coach’s position at the Bucks County school last night, sources said.
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Saliyah Cruz, a dynamic educator whom officials were counting on to help build a new kind of high school, is leaving the Philadelphia School District, she confirmed Wednesday.
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News travels fast. A day after word surfaced that the faculty adviser of Neshaminy High School's student newspaper was suspended for two days during a long-running dispute about use of the word Redskin, student journalists in California launched an online campaign to cover the salary she will lose on suspension.
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An Ocean County grand jury has indicted two Little Egg Harbor men for allegedly intentionally setting a boat fire that tore through a marina five years ago, the county prosecutor's office announced Wednesday.
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Jeremiah Jakson, prosecutors say, strangled Laura Araujo - a graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia who had rented a room in the same West Philadelphia boardinghouse as Jakson - for her laptop, camcorder, and ATM card.
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The school year at a city charter could come to an abrupt end this week for its nearly 1,300 students.
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A Camden woman whose disappearance stirred a two-day effort by police and friends to find her, and a public plea from relatives to return home, said Wednesday that she was unaware of the "uproar" and that she just needed time to herself.
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A social-media manhunt ends in crowdsourced justice.
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SYDNEY (AP) - Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a public killing as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said Thursday.
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Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges.
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WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is actively supporting a Republican congressional candidate in a Chester County-based district, adding a powerful but often-polarizing force to a contest where both candidates have tried to portray themselves as commonsense centrists.
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A drunk and disruptive passenger who in May groped three women and caused a London-bound US Airways flight to return to Philadelphia pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to interference with a flight crew, a felony.
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Like cartoon thought bubbles, a series of bold, red decals will be appearing on sidewalks around Philadelphia this week.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.
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A crisis intervention counselor is accused of stealing 12 iPads from the Twin Hills Elementary School in Willingboro.
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The video Philadelphia police posted online represented a major break in a horrific case - capturing images of a group suspected in a vicious Center City attack on a gay couple.
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TORONTO (AP) - Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign.
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TRENTON - High-performing New Jersey high school juniors can now qualify for the NJ STARS scholarship, which will enable them to attend community college tuition-free after they graduate, according to a recently signed bill.
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A Camden man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly tried to stab a police officer with an ice pick.
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In one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. law school, Drexel University said Wednesday that Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline would give the eight-year-old school $50 million to bolster its effort to reach the top ranks of legal education.