Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Breaking News

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Eight men were arrested in morning raids across the region Wednesday for selling dozens of illegal firearms in Camden, federal authorities said.
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Term limits and taxes, pension reform and development projects, school funding and "low-wage workers" -- these are the issues of interest to a new political nonprofit that hopes to shape City Council in this year's election and for years to come. Just don't ask where the money is coming from.
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CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) - The city council in one of New Jersey's best-known beach towns demoted the police chief and one newly elected council member resigned in protest in a turbulent public meeting.
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Many school districts in the Philadelphia area opened late Wednesday due to weather conditions and are already weighing whether to open Thursday, when the region could get the biggest snowfall of the season.
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So, why did a renowned Bensalem jockey - "117 pounds of sweetness" - allegedly go on a naked rampage in which he masturbated outside one neighbor's apartment and attacked others inside theirs?
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A man on death row will not be executed Wednesday, after the state's highest court denied the Philadelphia district attorney's request to an expedited decision on a petition seeking to overturn Gov. Wolf's temporary reprieve.
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Four people from Philadelphia, including a newly wed couple, have drowned in the Dominican Republic. Civil Defense Director Amado Avila said the three men and a woman apparently got caught in strong currents Sunday off Playa Macao near the resort community of Punta Cana.
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SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach.
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NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell from record highs Tuesday and the Nasdaq dropped below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday directed makers of prescription testosterone products to revise their labels to warn about the risk of heart attack and stroke, and to clarify the approved uses.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely Republican candidate for president, said he would sign a proposed bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks' gestation in his state - and support similar federal legislation. Gov. Christie of New Jersey is the only contender who has not backed the ban, according to anti-abortion activist group Susan B. Anthony List.
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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Authorities in the Dominican Republic say four people from a Philadelphia family drowned in an incident along the country's eastern coastline.
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WASHINGTON - Philadelphia-area lawmakers gave a generally warm reception to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday, though some Democrats were angered by the circumstances around it.