Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Breaking News

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Meteorologically, the forecasts didn't miss by much. Just enough to affect the lives of tens of millions of people in one of the nation's densest population corridors.
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From airports to hair salons to hotels and bars, the talk Tuesday was about the no-show snow. "Cancellations, people not coming in and people whose kids are home from school, for what?" said Natalie Norton, co-owner of Salon A in Bryn Mawr. "Snow flurries."
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Part of the roof of a neighboring building fell onto a Center City clothing store Tuesday afternoon, injuring three women, authorities said.
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A Delaware man was arrested Monday after a K9 discovered more than an ounce of cocaine hidden inside a prosthetic leg. Marlow Holmes, 39, of Dover,...
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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - A confessed killer told a jury Tuesday he helped a man torture and kill a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to rob him of tens of thousands of dollars he had made from illegal drug sales.
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HARRISBURG - On the same day that legislation was reintroduced to legalize medical marijuana, Gov. Wolf on Tuesday told parents of sick children that he would sign a bill if it reaches his desk.
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Real estate's premier selling season traditionally begins after the Super Bowl. Some local agents will tell you the spring market is already underway.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.), who has frequently and forcefully clashed with President Obama over Iran policy, gave the administration some breathing room Tuesday.
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A blizzard was supposed to shriek up the Atlantic seaboard overnight, but Doug Maday went to bed Monday knowing what he would do.
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Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. might grow, or break up, or some combination of both. Chief executive officer Ian Read said Tuesday that Pfizer will keep looking for companies to buy and is taking the next steps to see whether its pieces are worth more than the sum of its parts.
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Updated below with new comments from a South Jersey lawmaker supporting Obama's plan. WASHINGTON – Several New Jersey lawmakers blasted an Obama...
New Jersey's U.S. senators and a congressman have denounced a White House draft proposal that would authorize drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Eric Frein, the man accused of shooting two state troopers in Pike County in September.
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As Peltz-backed $8.7B merger nears
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A payroll manager for Modern Mushroom Farms, Inc., stole more than $18,000 from the company over the course of several months, police said Tuesday.
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Truebright Science Academy Charter School is ramping up its fight to stay open past June. The Olney school in Olney filed a petition in Commonwealth Court on Monday, challenging the Philadelphia School Reform Commission's 2013 decision not to renew Truebright's charter on several grounds, including poor academic performance.
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Philadelphia police were searching for a masked robber who aimed an AR-15-style rifle at a convenience-store employee during a stickup.
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Admissions officials at Swarthmore College suspected last year that an extra 500-word essay on its application might have fueled a 16 percent drop in applicants, the largest in years.
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For most kids in the region, Tuesday's "snow day" was a perfect storm: A forecast bad enough to cancel classes, yet a dusting so mild they could spend their unexpected holiday at the mall or the multiplex.
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A Camden County couple purchased the jackpot-hitting ticket that won more than $300,000 in Friday's Cash 5 drawing, according to the New Jersey Lottery.