Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Breaking News

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They like us! They really like us! Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book publisher in the world, just named Philadelphia the "Best in the U.S." on its list of top-10 "unexpectedly exciting places to see" in 2016.
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A Phoenixville man has been criminally charged in a car crash that killed a toddler and injured four others. Anders Opitz, 19, is charged with death by auto and assault by auto after he allegedly caused a six-car crash on Route 73 near Hays Mill Road in Winslow Township about 6:30 a.m. on June 29, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
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Joseph A. Russo was fired from the Board of Revision of Taxes in 2009 for allegedly manipulating a property assessment at the behest of his political patron, then-State Sen. Vincent J. Fumo.
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Lawrence Johnson, 108, of Ardmore, a chauffeur, who was married to his wife for 79 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, at his home.
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A Chester County chemistry teacher was arrested allegedly for soliciting nude photos and videos from a 16-year-old student and swapping thousands of texts with her over a year and a half.
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A Camden County faces 15 to 30 years in prison after a jury convicted him of killing a neighbor in a dispute over the victim's chirping birds in 2012.
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The operators of Camden's "Renaissance" charter schools said Monday that they had formed community benefit agreements to provide health screenings, adult education classes, legal seminars, and other services to city residents.
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The National Constitution Center is holding four contests - on themes dealing with the nation's founding document - for teachers and students in Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic region.
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MANCHESTER, N.H. - Hands shot up when Gov. Christie asked voters who was still unsure whom to support in Tuesday's presidential primary.
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Update: Some flooding underway at the Shore. Trash and recycling collections resume in Philly. -- Anyone expecting a winter wonderland when they awoke this morning was disappointed. Most of the Philadelphia region found just a dusting on cars and sidewalks today, but meteorologists say snow showers are expected on and off all day.
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HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf on Tuesday will unveil his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, even though he and the Republican-controlled legislature remain mired in a stubborn stalemate over a spending plan for this one.
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Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has another job - as a senior fellow for What Works Cities, a Michael Bloomberg-funded, data-driven philanthropic program aimed at making government more effective and increasing community engagement.