Thursday, September 3, 2015

Breaking News

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A proposed $1 billion hospital and medical campus in Westampton Township will bring needed health services to the region and stimulate economic development, Virtua Health representatives told the township Land Development and Zoning Board on Wednesday night.
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A civil-rights lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court against Philadelphia and two police officers in the death of Brandon Tate-Brown, who was fatally shot by one of the officers during a struggle following a traffic stop in December.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A dispute between state prosecutors and a suburban hospital over the fate of nearly 1,400 bottles of confiscated wine will play out in a southeastern Pennsylvania courtroom Thursday, as a county judge decides whether the contraband ends up going down the hatch or down a drain.
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When Evolve IP formed in 2007, the cloud was not a familiar technology term. To many, it was the stuff of Joni Mitchell's "ice cream castles in the air."
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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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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 stokes the demand for booze.
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WASHINGTON - Pennsylvania's Robert P. 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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STATE REP. Martina White painted a chilling picture of criminals hunting down cops in their homes while touting a bill she plans to introduce Friday.
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Gov. Christie provided more detail Wednesday on his recent call for use of FedEx-style technology to cut down on the number of people who overstay visas, suggesting people could be tracked by their thumbprints.
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DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent.
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John Dougherty, leader of the politically powerful Electricians union in Philadelphia, expanded his sphere of influence Wednesday with a new title.
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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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Free tickets will be required for the best seats at Pope Francis' three public appearances, promoters and the Secret Service said Wednesday.
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In expanding the Catholic clergy's ability to forgive women who have had an abortion, Pope Francis this week earned praise from both sides of one of the United States' most polarizing social issues.
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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...
U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah can't keep federal investigators out of his Gmail inbox by claiming a congressional privilege typically used to protect lawmakers from interference by the executive branch, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
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NEW YORK (AP) - A wooden chair that will be used by Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden was unveiled Wednesday, with church officials saying its simple design reflects the pontiff's wishes.
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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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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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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.