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A third swastika found in Delco

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Sherriff's deputy charged with threatening to shoot driver
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A New Jersey sheriff's deputy has been charged with pointing a gun at another driver during a fit of road rage in Philadelphia. A 25-year-old woman tells WPVI-TV a fellow driver cut her off on Interstate 95 and began driving alongside her. She says he then pulled ...
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Why Pennsylvania is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
Where Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes could go.
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Reputed mobster gets 2-year prison term in company takeover
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a reputed mobster to two years behind bars for the Pennsylvania man's role in a mob scheme to take control of a financial company. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/2bY21vn ) the judge on Thursday lowered the sentence for ...
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Report: School nurse failed to help boy, 10, before death
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say a foster-care worker falsified documents following the death of a 10-year-old foster child and a Philadelphia school nurse failed to report the boy's condition which could've helped him. Ethan Okula died in February after telling a school nurse he had a stomach ache. The Philadelphia ...
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For immigrants in U.S., a soccer world cup of their own
During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship — first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia — one of the few constants in ...
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Juan Cruz, 96, the custodian who was honored by Pople John Paul II
Cruz was a man of faith whose good works for others earned him the honor of being named to the Papal Knighthood of the Order of St. Gregory the Great.
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Philly Clout: Rick Mariano — now with ponytail — returns to Council chambers
RICK MARIANO - you know, former city councilman, did about five years in the clink for bribery, tried his hand at stand-up comedy, learned Krav Maga, says whatever he damn well pleases these days - made a surprise visit to City Council's chambers on Thursday for its first session back from summer vacation.
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For immigrants in US, a soccer world cup of their own
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship - first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia - one of the few constants in his life was soccer. "We played every day in our country at school ... in recess ...
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Why was Philly trash dumped in South Jersey wildlife refuge?

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FBI probe shadows City Council's return
Philadelphia City Council returned from its three-month summer recess Thursday, proceeding with business as usual despite the cloud of an FBI probe looming over the office of Majority Leader Bobby Henon.
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Philly schools to dismiss early Friday due to heat

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Bruce Springsteen again breaks record for longest US show
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band just don't want to leave the stage.
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Bruce Springsteen again breaks record for longest U.S. show
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band just don't want to leave the stage. Wednesday night's concert at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia lasted nearly four hours, four minutes, breaking the previous record for ...
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Woman killed, man critical after N. Philly shooting
A double shooting in North Philadelphia just after midnight left a woman dead and a man in critical condition, Philadelphia police said.
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Philly schools Superintendent Hite optimistic about new school year
When 130,000 students report to Philadelphia public-school classrooms Wednesday, they will be greeted by a novelty in city schools: brand-new textbooks.
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Our Photo Picks: Last week in Philly August 29 - September 5, 2016
Selected images this week by our photojournalists
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Folcroft officer shot in face to return to duty
A Delaware County police officer is set to return to duty this week, just more than two months after he was shot while responding to a report of drug activity.
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Will Theobald's departure hurt Temple fund-raising?

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Kenney staffers heading to Europe on a trade mission
Members of Mayor Kenney's administration will travel to Europe this month on a trade mission stopping in Germany, Portugal, and France.
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McGinty, Toomey trade barbs to launch fall campaign season
The Keystone State's candidates for the U.S. Senate fired volleys at each other Tuesday at campaign events on opposite sides of Philadelphia.
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Ex-head of victims group ordered to stand trial for theft
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A former executive director for a crime victims support group in Philadelphia has been ordered to stand trial on charges she stole more than $15,000 from the group and used it for personal expenses, including college tuition, groceries, and cellphone use. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/2bWm6U3 ) ...
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Joan Makas, 90; enjoyed the dance of life
Joan Makas and her husband had a Saturday tradition: Turn on the radio and dance the polka around the home they made for themselves and their four girls in Tacony.
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City loses control of Market East billboards
The federal government has taken regulatory control of large billboards and digital displays along the Market Street East corridor away from Philadelphia, saying the city had not been responsive to questions about enforcement.
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John R. Coleman, former Haverford College president and jack of all trades, dies at 95
It would be no stretch to call John R. Coleman a jack of all trades. Mr. Coleman, who was indeed best known as Jack, did time as a trash hauler, sandwich maker, and ditch digger. Most remarkably, he did it all incognito during his term as president of Haverford College.
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S. Jersey man to face murder trial in fatal shooting outside Cavanaugh's River Deck
A 23-year-old South Jersey man was held for trial Wednesday on murder and weapon offenses in connection with the July 24 shooting death of a man outside Cavanaugh's River Deck at Penn's Landing.
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DNC delegate charged with assaulting fellow delegate
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A delegate to the Democratic National Convention is accused of assaulting a fellow delegate at a hotel bar during the convention in Philadelphia.
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Citgo plans to appeal $120 million ruling in 2004 oil spill
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Industrial products company Citgo plans to appeal an order to pay $120 million for its role in a quarter-million-gallon oil spill in 2004 in the Delaware River, the company said in a court filing.
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E. Frankford man charged in last week's killing of Mantua man
A 28-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with the shooting death of another man last week in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia, police said.
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September heat wave could start today for Philadelphia

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Citgo plans to appeal $120M ruling in 2004 oil spill
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Citgo says it plans to appeal an order to pay $120 million for its role in a quarter-million-gallon oil spill in 2004 in the Delaware River. The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/2bYG6Wk ) reports that a federal judge in Philadelphia ordered the company last month to pay $71.5 million ...
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3-alarm fire overtakes metal plant in Pennsylvania
A massive blaze broke out in a metal manufacturing building in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where reportedly at least 15 fire companies fought the flames. The cause and number of injuries are unknown. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Suspect still sought in killing of Vietnamese restaurant chef

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Snow, sleet, rain help douse drought talk
Pa., N.J., still have "watches," but forecast has wet look.
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Youth hockey coach charged with molesting children in 1990s in N.J. and Del.
Authorities believe there are more victims, and urged them to come forward.
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Regattas, race, parade to close Philly streets this weekend
Regattas, a road race and a parade will shut down streets in Philadelphia this weekend.
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All Aboard! Why did Maryland ride rails to NCAA women’s regional?
Brenda Frese always wants to give her team new experiences.
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3-vehicle crash closes Schuylkill Expressway ramp, kills 1
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating a three-vehicle crash that has left one person dead and closed an on-ramp to U.S. Route 1.
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Avoiding hassles at customs while traveling on a visitor's visa
Q: My mother has a multiple-entry, 10-year visitor’s visa.
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Former Philly school official pleads guilty to federal Allentown contract charge

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Who is Mohammad Ali, the businessman who took the DA to Punta Cana?

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Here's why Miami and Phoenix are about to surpass Philly's population

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Losing Alex: The story behind one heroin death

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6 arrested after teen girl cliques brawl in West Philly

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Broad daylight shooting in Kensington leaves man, 25, dead

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Police: Boy found dead in West Oak Lane home

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SEPTA police increasing after-school presence following brawls

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$220K donated to vandalized Jewish cemetery, restorations begin Tues.

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Police, firefighters would control own pension plan under N.J. bill
TRENTON — Police and firefighters would manage their own pension plan, taking control from the state, under a bill that passed the Legislature Thursday. It now heads to Gov. Christie’s desk.
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Split SRC approves plan to spend $2.9 billion in 2017-18

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