Friday, February 27, 2015

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This year, with a "Celebrate the Movies" theme, the Philadelphia Flower Show is a sensory indulgence: the smell of popcorn, the sight of famous cinematic kisses on a giant screen, and sounds as varied as Tarzan's tinny call of the wild and the soaring score of Gone with the Wind.
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush talked immigration and education policy at the Conservative Political Action Conference today, defending his positions in front of wary conservative activists.
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Joseph Neubauer, the former chairman of Philadelphia-based hospitality company Aramark, was elected Thursday as chairman of the board of trustees at the University of Chicago.
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A man was in critical condition after falling under a SEPTA bus Friday afternoon in the city's Logan section, authorities said.
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The principal of Science Leadership Academy is skipping school on Monday and Tuesday. So is the principal of the Workshop School, and the leader of Science Leadership Academy at Beeber.
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A Philadelphia man who was at the Delaware County Courthouse to face charges of aggravated assault last year conned another defendant's girlfriend into believing he was an attorney and ran off with $1,300 of her money, according to the Delaware County District Attorney's Office.
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First, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. entered his reelection kickoff party to a remix with this unforgettable hook: "Curtis. Jones. Junior, junior, junior."
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In what is likely to be the largest march since Jerame Reid was shot and killed by police officers in Bridgeton, N.J., two months ago, hundreds of protesters are expected to descend on the city Saturday to call for an end to police brutality.
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Winter forecasts looked cold – but not this cold – and whiffed on snow around here.
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Acknowledging the popularity of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, the Philadelphia Parking Authority said it plans to require better taxicab service in the city.
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Her clients testified that Black Madam Padge-Victoria Windslowe boasted of doing buttocks enhancement injections on celebrities but said privacy rules would not let her name names.
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Casper police have arrested a man who is wanted in Pennsylvania on suspicion of robbery and kidnapping.
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A Philadelphia woman was sentenced Friday to at least 21 months in prison for her role in the death of her 11-year-old daughter, who was shot by her 2-year-old son with a revolver she kept in her Mantua home.
A raccoon killed by a pair of dogs in the yard of a Waterford Township, N.J. home has tested positive for rabies, the Camden County Health Department announced.
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Barbara McCabe, Director of Stewardship for the Parks and Recreation Department won the top prize for Distinguished Public Service. The recognition comes with a $5,000 check sponsored by Dilworth-Paxson and Independence Blue Cross.
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A ticket sold in Gloucester County won a $487,434 jackpot in Thursday's Jersey Cash 5 drawing. The winning ticket that matched all five numbers (14, 15, 17, 27 and 40) was sold at the ShopRite at 382 Egg Harbor Road in Sewell, according to the New Jersey Lottery.
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TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man on lifetime parole supervision has admitted he tried to lure children into his pickup truck for the purpose of committing a crime.
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If the Department of Homeland Security shuts down at midnight because of lack of budget funding, the majority of employees working for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will still come to work.
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A judge Friday sentenced a Delaware County woman who was found guilty but mentally ill of killing her husband -- former University of Pennsylvania basketball star Matt White -- to a jail term but ordered that she be paroled as soon as possible to Norristown State Hospital.
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Vice President Joe Biden resurrected years-old, Democratic talking points on the Affordable Care Act and oil production during a recent speech in New...
Saying one of his priorities was to "protect our seniors to make sure they go through their senior years with dignity," Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled proposals on Friday to improve long-term care services and help more older residents stay in their own homes.
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Tanya Brown-Dickerson has been invited today by the Philadelphia Police Department to review more evidence in connection with the fatal police-involved shooting of her son, Brandon Tate-Brown.
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A Gloucester County travel agent was ordered to sell his home and car to repay victims in a 2011 theft he perpetrated from his now-defunct agency.
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MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A suburban Pittsburgh mall's plan to ban minors who aren't accompanied by adults on weekend evenings takes effect nearly three weeks after the shooting that prompted it.
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WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - A former travel agent from New Jersey has been ordered to sell his house and car to pay restitution to 20 customers who paid him for a Mediterranean cruise that never happened.
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