Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Two men connected to a Bucks County church were doing well after kidney transplant surgery at a Camden hospital Tuesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
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HARRISBURG - After several high-profile ethics violations by top staffers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has revised its code of conduct for employees and implemented a new code for firms doing business with the agency.
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WEST CHESTER People driving in West Chester will soon be able to feed parking meters using their cellphones. The borough's parking director plans to answer questions about several new parking initiatives at three information sessions starting Thursday evening.
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An Atlantic City man who recently entered the world of professional boxing is facing murder charges in connection with a fatal shooting this past January.
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Arrests for marijuana possession in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania were largely unchanged in 2013 compared to 2012. Yet, striking racial disparities...
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A Delaware County man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 51 months in prison for stealing the identities of hospital patients to aid a tax-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said.
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A Lower Providence Township police officer died Wednesday afternoon in a parking lot at the Police Department form what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Montgomery County coroner said.
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In a city with more than 2,000 child-care and preschool facilities, just 15 percent are considered "high quality" by education advocates. And information about them is tough to come by.
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Temple University is examining allegations raised in a student newspaper that a former head coach of track and field verbally abused, intimidated, and compromised the safety of his athletes, the chairman of the university board of trustees said Wednesday.
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The ICE investigators arrived at 6 on a Friday morning. Blanca Bautista was still in her pajamas, preparing to get her three oldest children ready for school. The fourth, 4-year-old Abril, was already awake and playing with toys.
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BUCKS COUNTY Hearing on opiate abuse is set for Thursday LEVITTOWN With heroin and opiate use growing in the nation and region, the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee has scheduled a hearing on opiate abuse for Thursday morning in Bristol Township.
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A new drinking-water test requirement has led authorities in Warminster and Horsham to close four major wells and could further delay the redevelopment of the former Naval Air Station Willow Grove.
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Three emaciated pit bulls were rescued from a West Oak Lane home on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.
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With a single swing of the ax, the new leadership of Pennsylvania Ballet has cleared out the longtime artistic pillars of the company.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Summit on risky teen behavior is scheduled for Sept. 8 SPRINGFIELD Delaware County is scheduled to host a summit on risky teen behavior just in time for the start of school.
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The fast-paced growth of Philadelphia's lower Spring Garden neighborhood quickened Wednesday, with the official groundbreaking of a massive, $160 million luxury apartment complex.
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They felt the love. For 41/2 jubilant, noisy, hot, and at times slightly weird hours, the 12 members of the Taney Dragons Little League team, and their parents, siblings, friends, coaches, and variations thereof, took a bow to a citywide standing ovation.
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University of Pennsylvania researchers have uncovered evidence of a possible 120 million-year-old dinosaur nest that may have been overseen by a dinosaur “babysitter.”