Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Like cartoon thought-bubbles, a series of bold, red decals will be appearing over sidewalks around Philadelphia this week. City transit planners are hoping the decals will inspire passersby to think about - and give feedback on - the potential of the 85 tagged sites as station locations for the city's long-awaited bike-share system.
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In one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. law school, Drexel University said Wednesday that Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline will give the eight-year-old institution $50 million to bolster its effort to reach the top ranks of legal education.
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The school year could come to an abrupt end for nearly 1,300 city charter school students this week.
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A Camden woman whose disappearance stirred a two-day effort by police and friends to find her, and a public plea from relatives to return home, said Wednesday that she was unaware of the "uproar" and that she just needed time to herself.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.
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A crisis intervention counselor is accused of stealing 12 iPads from the Twin Hills Elementary School in Willingboro.
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Saliyah Cruz, a dynamic educator officials were counting on to help build a new kind of high school, is leaving the Philadelphia School District, she confirmed Wednesday.
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Getting trashed has new meaning if you’re an unpopular politician in Ukraine. Vitaly Zhuravsky, once a powerful member of former President Viktor...
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Police are looking for a man who was caught on camera Tuesday morning robbing a West Philadelphia corner store with a banana tucked inside his sweatshirt.
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New Jersey has reported the state’s first case of enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children across the country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON – In the waning days before lawmakers leave Washington, the House got something done Tuesday behind an effort led by U.S. Rep. Mike...
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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Eric M. Frein, the marksman suspected of gunning down a state trooper last week, most likely remains in Northeast Pennsylvania, authorities said Wednesday.
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Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson expects to face the Eagles on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.
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Gov. Chris Christie’s attempt to flout state travel rules will be contested in New Jersey appeals court. The case pits the governor’s power...
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The Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a request for variances for the second phase of a housing development on the 1300 block of S. Chadwick Street in Point Breeze on Tuesday morning.
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Officials have released a map of proposed locations for Philadelphia's upcoming bike-sharing program, and the public can weigh in on where the bicycles...
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Thanks to a social media push, police have a number of leads today in the investigation of an attack on a gay couple by a group of “clean cut”...
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The Mega Millions jackpot went up to $72 million for the annuity, because no one matched all the numbers drawn Tuesday night. They were 25, 45, 51, 53...
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An 8-year-old girl has died after falling from a window in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia police said the girl fell from a ninth-floor window of an...
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Ed Rendell pulled no punches in a discussion about how Roger Goodell has dealt with Ray Rice.
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Some schools in the Poconos are closed today due to the ongoing manhunt for the suspected gunman who shot two state police troopers in an ambush attack...
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They've got North Sea oil. They've got silky Scotch. Now, many are demanding free-e-e-e-dom! Ken Kirkwood, a retired civil engineer who has lived in Haddonfield since 1976, is unequivocal: If he lived in his native Scotland he would vote a resounding "yes" to disaffiliate from the United Kingdom in Thursday's too-close-to-call referendum.
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