Friday, July 11, 2014
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Sen. Robert P. Casey (D., Pa.) has asked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to explain its handling of the death a temporary worker who...
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Privately held Holtec International is among a group of U.S. companies developing small modular nuclear reactors whose main components can be built in factories and assembled at utility sites either individually or in groups.
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Marriage was always an unsettling next step for Missi Wright and Bill Carroll II. The couple, together for 11 years, often talked about it but were afraid of the consequences.
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The Villanova 19-year-old who authorities say helped run a drug ring looking for customers at elite Main Line schools appeared briefly in Ardmore District Court on Thursday morning to waive his preliminary hearing.
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An infant who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday.
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Vineyards on preserved farmland can sell some merriment along with their wine, under a bipartisan bill signed last week by Gov. Christie that removes a hurdle to holding festivals, wedding receptions, and private parties there.
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The former director of a now-defunct West Chester charter school is being investigated for theft after an employee reported finding scores of questionable transfers in the school's bank accounts, court documents show.
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The boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin has reportedly been found dead in a Philadelphia hotel. TMZ reported that nightclub owner Matt Bendik died...
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Emergency crews are responding to a report of an explosion at a West Deptford chemical plant. Authorities were called to the Johnson Matthey facility...
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State and medical organization officials released new guidelines Thursday for prescribing opioids, one of the first concrete steps that Pennsylvania has taken to address an overdose death rate that ranks among the worst in the nation.
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Some relatives of people killed in police-involved shootings complained about a lack of transparency, accountability.
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Rick Ritter, a member of the Coatesville Area School District board, resigned this week, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.
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Several shootings erupted in North Philadelphia on Thursday morning, leaving three men wounded and their assailants at large. Just after midnight on the 4800 block of Darrah Street, a 22-year-old man told police he heard gunshots before he was suddenly struck in the hip, police said.
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A woman was wounded in a shooting Thursday night near a park in Germantown, Philadelphia police said. The woman, 34, was near the entrance to Vernon Park on the 5700 block of Germantown Avenue around 10:15 p.m. when she was shot in the lower jaw and neck, Chief Inspector Scott Small said. The woman was conscious and talking to police when they arrived on scene, Small said, and was listed in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center.
Philadelphia police are investigating two overnight killings that happened less than a mile apart in North Philadelphia. The first happened shortly...
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A U.S. Justice Department team listened for nearly two hours Thursday evening as angry Philadelphians lashed out at the Police Department for what they called a long history of unjustified shootings of young black males by white officers.
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The biggest challenge to reducing the greenhouse-gas emissions that contribute to climate change in the state is to do so without imposing an unfair...
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TRENTON - Gov. Christie and the Senate's top elected Democrat appeared to reach a preliminary agreement Thursday on a bill that would create a commission to study college affordability in New Jersey.
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There is some good news from Peco: The hot, dark, TV-less aftermath should end Friday for folks still without power. Tuesday evening's thunderstorms resulted in 260,000 outages, the majority in Chester, Bucks, and Delaware Counties.