Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Breaking News

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One man was killed and another wounded in a double shooting in West Philadelphia late Tuesday. Philadelphia police said officers were called to the investigate reports of gunfire near 62nd and Market streets about 10:30 p.m.
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BUCKS COUNTY Enrollment increase at Delaware Valley DOYLESTOWN Delaware Valley University will open its fall semester with a 7 percent increase in undergraduate enrollment over last year, meaning its student population is higher than it has been in almost two decades, the school announced last week.
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WHO KNEW that four little words - You are being recorded - could be so magical?
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When Harvey Vaughan died last month after a long illness, his family scraped together what little money they had for a funeral service and cremation.
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On East Somerset Street, in a clean and roomy paddock next to a tire shop, in the shade of a giant weeping willow, lives a fat and contented pony - the Pony of Port Richmond. His name is Albert, but everyone calls him Coco.
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY Lower Merion schools to close and open late for pope's visit LOWER MERION The Lower Merion School District will cancel classes and activities due to Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia this month.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Discounts offered at supermarket CHESTER As part of a monthlong campaign to raise awareness about hunger and healthy eating, Philabundance's Fare & Square supermarket in Chester is offering shoppers a 25 percent discount on certain produce items.
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NEW YORK - Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.
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Foreshadowing a theme that Pope Francis is expected to trumpet on his forthcoming visit here, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput waded into the nation's fierce debate on immigration Tuesday.
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A 22-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in North Philadelphia, police said. The victim was shot twice in the left thigh and once in the right thigh shortly before 7 p.m. in the area of Newkirk and Cumberland Streets. Police took him to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf is shifting strategy as a state government budget stalemate stretches into a third month, abandoning heavily attended meetings with lawmakers and aides in the Capitol in favor of smaller, more private meetings without staff.
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COATESVILLE Pennsylvania American Water has started construction on $9.7 million in upgrades to water and sewer systems serving its customers in western Chester County, the company announced last week.
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A 47-year-old man was stabbed in the chest Tuesday night in the city's Harrowgate section, police said. Around 9 p.m., the man was stabbed on the right side of his chest in the 1800 block of East Thayer Street, police said. He ran to the Market-Frankford El stop at Allegheny Avenue for help and was transported by SEPTA police to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
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Authorities are investigating why a man allegedly wrote racial slurs and drew a swastika on a Collingswood civil rights activist's SUV last weekend, a crime that the activist said "horrified" her.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma - Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record.