Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Breaking News

The Nutter administration Tuesday rolled out an ambitious blueprint for assuring that all children in Philadelphia benefit from high-quality early learning experiences.
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Philadelphia police in Point Breeze over the weekend shot at a fleeing armed man who suddenly turned toward pursuing officers, police said Tuesday.
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Not only can you smoke cannabis, you can build with it. A workshop on building with hempcrete, a cannabis-reinforced concrete, will take place this...
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The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday issued a preliminary report on the deadly crash of Amtrak 188, but did not reveal any new findings.
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More rain fell in Philadelphia on the first day of June than in all of May and set a new record for the date in the process.
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DOYLESTOWN A program to provide eligible seniors with vouchers for local farmers' markets will return starting Friday, county officials announced last week.
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Philadelphians curious about the city's new bike-share program can try it out for just $1 on Tuesday. Walk-up customers at any of the about 60 Indego stations can pay $1 to ride for 30 minutes.
A Chester County man who allegedly attacked an acquaintance with a sword, and then set himself on fire inside his car after he was pulled over by police on a New York highway, remained hospitalized on Tuesday.
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A SEPTA transit police officer was injured early Tuesday during an altercation with a man at a Broad Street Line station.
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WASHINGTON - Several members of Congress expressed frustration Tuesday that federal investigators had not yet determined if the engineer operating Amtrak #188 was using his cellphone when the train crashed in Philadelphia last month.
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Their driveways that look like moonscapes. And each winter, they've gotten worse.
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A bomb threat that proved to be a hoax prompted police to evacuate a U.S. Airlines jet Monday morning after the flight from San Diego arrived at Philadelphia International Airport.
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CHESTER COUNTY Meeting to discuss new train station COATESVILLE The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plans to hold a public meeting and open house Wednesday to discuss plans for Coatesville's new train station and get community input.
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For the second time in as many months, a state Senate committee has failed to recommend one of Gov. Wolf's cabinet nominees.
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A big payday is in store for one Montgomery County lottery player. A ticket sold in Gilbertsville won $450,000 in Monday's Cash 5 drawing by matching all five numbers: 9, 20, 36, 38 and 43.
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A woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with a mass art theft from the Chester County photographer who took National Geographic's famed "Afghan Girl" portrait.
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RADNOR Nine Villanova University students have received 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Grants and will be headed overseas, the school announced.
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 'Coffee With a Cop' set for Wednesday NORRISTOWN Residents will have a change to drink coffee with police officers this week.