Friday, August 29, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

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How do you react when you hear about asteroids?
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With a wave of Atlantic City casino closings expected to put more than 6,000 people out of work, Gov. Christie announced Thursday that the state would join with union and business groups to open an employment resource center in the Shore resort.
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An unidentified man was killed after being shot several times late Wednesday while driving a rental car that then crashed into an abandoned building in North Philadelphia, police said.
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CHESTER COUNTY Police in seven departments to crack down on aggressive driving Seven Chester County police departments that have a documented problem with aggressive drivers will be increasing their ticketing of behaviors such as running red lights, speeding, and tailgating, according to District Attorney Thomas Hogan.
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Temple University has concluded its investigation of an altercation on campus last week in which a student said he was punched and called anti-Semitic names after a verbal exchange with students manning a table for a pro-Palestinian group.
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A guilty plea from a former top aide to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) has set Philadelphia political circles abuzz with speculation on what the congressmen might have known about the man's crimes and what role, if any, he might have played.
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A woman has died after being struck by three vehicles -- two of which fled the scene -- on North Broad Street this morning. Philadelphia police said...
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What a magnificent start to the unofficial end of summer — I hate saying that: A beautiful, crisp dome of high pressure has descended upon the Delaware Valley.
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Chants of "Hands up! Don't shoot!" went up in Camden Thursday, in apparent solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Mo. But the rally, organized by the local NAACP and a number of area union locals, itself sparked dissent.
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SEPTA is implementing new transit schedules for the fall, with some of the biggest changes affecting Montgomery County routes.
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A 17-year-old boy drowned Thursday night while reportedly attempting to retrieve a soccer ball out of a recreational reservoir in Chester County, police said.
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ATLANTIC CITY - With gambling's decline, this financially ailing resort city is going after convention business big time. But there may be another wrinkle in its projected transformation into a nongaming mecca: room availability.
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The Budweiser Made in America music festival will again shine an international spotlight on Philadelphia - and bring the usual street closures and traffic detours in Center City through the Labor Day weekend.
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DELAWARE COUNTY Gore takes over at Heinz wildlife refuge TINICUM John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge has a new leader. Lamar Gore, a New Jersey native, will start Friday as refuge manager of the center.
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A Bensalem Township police officer this week was named the American Legion's national law enforcement officer of the year.