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Gunman Shoots 3 Men, 1 Woman Near North Philly School

A man and woman are fighting for their lives while two other men are recovering following a quadruple shooting near a North Philadelphia school Wednesday afternoon. The four victims were

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Pa. mail carrier sues U.S. Postal Service over Sunday work shifts

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Sen. Casey launches campaign for sweeping child welfare reforms

Pennsylvania senior Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton, is making it clear he’s in it for the long run. Two years into his third term, Casey, 59, is barnstorming the Keystone State

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At a Pa. Catholic seminary, hope for church beyond scandals

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. — The seminarians walk along a hallway lined with photos of classes of priests who came before them. Some are pious alumni who have become their teachers and

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5 firefighters injured battling Pa. apartment building blaze

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Fresh Grocer to Close in University City

What to Know The Fresh Grocer supermarket on 40th and Walnut streets will close on March 31, a spokesperson for the University of Pennsylvania announced. The Fresh Grocer first opened

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Attorney threatens to sue Lt. Gov. Fetterman over blocking users on Twitter

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A way too early look at the 2020 schedule

The exact dates aren’t set yet, but a mere glimpse at the Philadelphia Eagles’ opponents for the 2020 NFL season shows that they will face a number of challenges. The

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Experts wonder if proposed scholarship requirements are realistic for recent grads

Gov. Tom Wolf has said his proposed Nellie Bly Scholarship could rescue schools in the State System and build the state’s workforce, but some experts doubt it is realistic —

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Tom Wolf’s scholarship proposal targets low- and middle-income students at Pa. state schools

It’s a far cry from “free college for all” — or even “tuition-free public college” — but Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed Nellie Bly Scholarship echoes facets of those proposals. The

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Investigators target sexual abuse cover-ups among Jehovah’s Witnesses

Brian Chase listened carefully from his Tucson, Ariz., home in July as an investigator from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office introduced himself over the phone. After some idle chitchat, the

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Greene County prosecutor fights child welfare agency over drug testing him

HARRISBURG — A lawyer who was recently sworn in as district attorney in southwestern Pennsylvania wants the state Supreme Court to rule that county child welfare officials investigating complaints about

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Firefighters Battle Massive Fire at Auto Body Shop in Fairfield Township, NJ

Firefighters are battling a massive fire at an auto body shop in Fairfield Township, New Jersey. The two-alarm fire started at a building on 263 Bridgeton Fairton Road Thursday around

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Pennsylvania Senate President Joe Scarnati will not seek re-election

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Watch: Brian Westbrook on Andy Reid’s tenure with the Eagles | Golic and Wingo

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Berks County mother will stand trial in hanging deaths of her two children

Lisa Snyder will stand trial on charges of killing her two children by hanging, a district judge ruled Wednesday after hearing nearly four hours of testimony from relatives, friends and

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New state fund will underwrite counseling for victims with old sexual abuse claims

Survivors of sexual abuse now can access trauma counseling and therapy under a provision quietly inserted in a Pennsylvania statute of limitations reform bill late last fall. In addition to

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Pennsylvania sues Juul over marketing e-cigarettes to teens

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Gunman Fires Shots at Detectives in West Philadelphia, Police Say

A man is in custody after he allegedly fired shots at detectives who were chasing after him in West Philadelphia Monday night. Philadelphia police detectives were on the 300 block

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Lawsuit: Scranton school district knew about lead, asbestos contamination

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Police say homicide suspect hired Uber to take victim to hospital

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Watch: Brian Westbrook on Andy Reid’s tenure with the Eagles | Golic and Wingo

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Pennsylvania’s big higher education problem gets a spotlight

HARRISBURG — Gov . Tom Wolf’s proposal to start a major new scholarship program for students at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities caused a stir over his idea to divert the money

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Trump used Philly girl’s story to attack ‘failing’ schools. But she’s at one of the city’s most desired charters

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump turned a Philadelphia fourth grader into a poster child for the school-choice movement Tuesday when he told the nation thousands of students were “trapped in

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Child, 4, Killed By Gunshot Wound in New Jersey

A child died from a gunshot wound at a house in Browns Mills, New Jersey, authorities said Friday night. The victim, identified only as a 4-year-old, may have been flown