Saturday, April 25, 2015

Breaking News

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NEW YORK - Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft, and Amazon.
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HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai got a bump in status and pay when his colleagues elevated him to the top position in the chamber.
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A deliveryman was shot and killed in Crescentville late Thursday night, police said. Rendong Zheng, 49, of North Philadelphia, was making a delivery from the New China Restaurant when he was killed by a gunshot to the shoulder.
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JACKSON, N.J. - Slated to be the largest installation of its kind in New Jersey, Six Flags Great Adventure's planned solar farm might be called the "Kingda Ka" giant coaster of the park's green deeds.
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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially started his U.S. Senate campaign Friday at a Montgomery County union hall, saying that he would save and create middle-class jobs.
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Gov. Chris Christie's administration warned the state Supreme Court on Friday that if it mandates certain pension contributions, judges could get dragged into future budget disputes.
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit is considering taking out a $300 million line of credit with a Canadian bank to cover expenses as the state awaits federal funds.
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NEW YORK - Generic drugmaker Mylan is making official its offer for over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo as it remains at the center of a three-way battle: Mylan wants to buy Perrigo, and a larger rival - Teva - wants to buy Mylan.
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. - New Jersey's three largest cities are moving ahead with plans to outfit their police officers with body cameras, possibly as early as the fall.
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The former Northeast High School track and field teammates who crowded around tables at the Penrose Diner on Thursday ran faster and jumped higher in the old days.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and elderly.
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Developer J. Brian O'Neill and local officials are discussing alternate sites for an addiction treatment center he has proposed near Haddonfield Memorial High School.
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Organizations spending big money on political candidates would have to disclose their spending more often.
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The Parkside man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer in the arm Thursday night was charged Friday with attempted murder and related offenses.
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Police have identified the man they said burglarized a Radnor Township home and made a quick getaway on the Norristown High Speed Line.
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More than 400 people from across the region were invited to learn how their businesses can benefit most when the World Meeting of Families takes place in September in Philadelphia.
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A man was in stable condition Friday night after being shot three times inside a Kensington home, authorities said. The 24-year-old man was shot one time each in his cheek, hip, and groin around 6:10 p.m. at a residence in the 1800 block of East Cambria Street, police said. He was taken to Temple University Hospital.
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For four weeks, federal prosecutors have challenged the choices of six members of an elite Philadelphia police drug squad and accused them of pocketing drug money and trampling on suspects' rights.
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The sister of John S. Middleton, the billionaire co-owner of the Phillies, has asked a judge to undo a 2003 deal.
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A task force will begin work next week with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's national flood insurance program to examine problems that arose after Superstorm Sandy and to develop recommendations to correct them.