Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Breaking News

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Two men were killed in separate shooting incidents in Chester this week, police said, bringing the city's homicide total to 16 for the year.
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Hundreds of students who attend Solis-Cohen Elementary in the Northeast will not be able to start their school year on time due to serious structural problems at the building.
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Expect more. Pay less. Then drink and be merry. Target's neighbor in Center City's Market East neighborhood will be a jumbo-sized wine and spirits shop, as the area's growing base of residents and restaurants stoke the demand for booze.
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Rick Santorum made two false claims last week regarding the scientific consensus on climate change: - He said 57 percent of climate scientists...
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A Montgomery County teen has been charged with posting nude photos of female classmates to a file-sharing website.
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A Fox News television newswoman has filed a federal suit claiming a toy maker has damaged her journalistic credibility. Harris Faulkner, anchor of Fox...
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Controller Alan Butkovitz became the latest critic of the city's handling of the coming papal visit with the release of a survey of businesses that largely lambastes the Nutter administration's outreach efforts while offering optimism for the lucrative potential of the weekend.
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When Evolve IP formed in 2007, the cloud was not a familiar technology term. To many, it was the substance of singer Joni Mitchell's "ice cream castles in the air."
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With a tougher test and new Pennsylvania curriculum standards in place, Philadelphia School District students' performance on state exams plummeted last year, according to results released Wednesday.
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If getting into Center City for the papal events has confused you so far, the Secret Service, city and state authorities have a map to help - but for the closest and best spots, you'll need a ticket.
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WASHINGTON - Pennsylvania's Bob Casey heard from critics who invoked the Holocaust, the anguish of their ancestors, and the worry that America was opening the door to a threat to Israel's very existence.
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The developer of the luxury Parke Place townhouse project in the 1300 block of Bainbridge Street has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection but says he remains "100 percent committed" to completing the work there.
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Student performance on state exams dropped significantly in the Philadelphia School District, according to results released Wednesday.
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An Aston Township woman has been charged with stealing more than $88,000 from a terminally ill client, the Delaware County District Attorney's office said Wednesday.
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Philadelphia police are looking for suspects behind a series of stickups of taxi drivers in the city's Frankford section. Police said the same young men are thought to be responsible for two attempted robberies and a robbery that happened in late August.
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A Bucks County man is to serve 10 to 32 years in jail for shooting and killing his brother-in-law at a Labor Day party last year, according to prosecutors.
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Harvey Vaughan's family will finally be able to lay him to rest. On Monday, the 69-year-old's body was found along with two others and bags of human organs in a West Philadelphia funeral home with no refrigeration or proper ventilation.
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For Catholic and women's groups in the Philadelphia area, Pope Francis' offering of forgiveness for abortions was not a sea change but another warm comfort from a pontiff who has embraced inclusion.
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The Christie administration on Wednesday officially moved to block the federal Environmental Protection Agency's implementation of new clean energy rules, blasting them as "unprecedented regulatory overreach."
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A Bucks County man was held for trial Wednesday on charges of murdering his father with a sword after waiving his preliminary hearing.