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Winter Rewind…Just For A Day

Thursday morning, with temperatures in the 20’s, and brutal winds, wind chills will be in the single digits in Philadelphia and its immediate suburbs. As you travel north the “feel like” readings will fall below zero!

03/13/2014

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1 Dead In Coatesville Fire

The fire was reported at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Charles Street in Coatesville, Chester County.

03/12/2014

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Potent Storm To Bring Drastic Change To Our Region

But the most noticeable impact from this storm will be the brutal blast of cold air that will race in behind the front.

03/11/2014

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4 Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Chester County Shoe Store

It happened around 6 p.m. at the Gateway Shopping Center in the 200 block of E. Swedesford Road.

03/11/2014

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‘Wedding Crasher’ Thief Pleads Guilty in Montgomery County

Prosecutors dubbed Joseph Franzone the “wedding crasher thief” because he would slip into wedding celebrations throughout the area and steal the couple’s cash and gift cards.

03/11/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Main Line Neighbor Risks Life To Save Woman Trapped In Overturned SUV

Hanging upside down, stuck in her seat belt, Murphy told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, in an exclusive interview, she feared at any moment her SUV might burst into flames or be pushed into a ravine along the road by another vehicle skidding in the darkness.

03/07/2014

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Chester County Officials Getting Head Start On Expected Winter Storm

The Chester County Emergency Operations Center was activated at noon Sunday, much earlier than usual for a storm like the one expected the Philadelphia area.

03/02/2014

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2 PA Senators Say Give State-Owned Universities More Autonomy

Two state Senators are collaborating on proposed legislation to shake up Pennsylvania’s system of state-owned universities.

03/02/2014

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Penndot On High Alert As Next Snowstorm Aims For Philadelphia Area

Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says the agency already has workers out, getting ready for the next snowstorm, which is predicted to hit us on Sunday evening.

02/28/2014

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Record Cold Sets Us Up For Next Winter Storm

Friday morning will be frigid. Philadelphia will challenge the record of 9 degrees, set in 1934. If that is not bad enough, wake up wind chills will be around -10.

02/27/2014

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Flower Show Preview: Courtney Peterson and Her Jewelry

Besides serving on the executive committee of the Flower Show, Courtney Peterson is a jewelry vendor in the show Marketplace.

02/26/2014

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Light Snow For The Morning Commute, A Winter Weather Advisory For Part Of Our Area

The snow will clear the coast around noon. Wednesday afternoon will be sunny and blustery!

02/25/2014

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Light Snow Wednesday Morning

Expect light snow to develop before daybreak and end mid-late morning on Wednesday.

02/25/2014

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Chester County Looking For Businesses That Need Recovery Aid From Ice Storm

County officials are now urging businesses to apply for federal assistance through the county web site.

02/25/2014

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Area Health Care Chain Says It Will No Longer Hire Workers Who Smoke

Main Line Health says it will no longer hire tobacco and nicotine users after May 1st. In addition, it says it will require its current employees who smoke to pay a surcharge for their healthcare benefits.

02/24/2014