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Fire Danger Remains High Through Thursday

Fire danger will remain high right through the day on Thursday as winds will gust to 30mph once again.

15 hours ago

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Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience Philadelphia

Whether it’s a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city’s great history to it’s food and culture.

20 hours ago

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Philadelphia’s Masterman Ranked Again as #1 High School in Pennsylvania

Masterman High School, at 17th and Spring Garden Streets, is again the top high school in Pennsylvania, according to US News and World Report’s annual list.

04/23/2014

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Experts Weigh In On Affirmative Action Ban In College Admissions Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a voter referendum banning use of race in admissions at state-run universities in Michigan. Some experts believe the ruling could lead to more states taking a similar road.

04/23/2014

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Windy & Cooler On Wednesday

Despite sunshine and highs in the 60′s on Wednesday, winds will be very strong all day and that will make it feel noticeably colder than the thermometer indicates.

04/22/2014

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Police Investigate After Body Is Found In Delaware County

The body was found at Elywn Road and Baltimore Pike in Middletown.

04/22/2014

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For Earth Day, AAA Plants Trees to Promote Car Battery Recycling

Through next Monday, the auto club is planting a tree in one of America’s national forests for every battery it replaces, according to an AAA spokesman.

04/22/2014

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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

It’s no surprise that more experienced and better-educated nurses would give better care and result in shorter hospital stays, according to Patricia Eakin, a registered nurse and president of PASNAP, a Pennsylvania union for registered nurses and allied professionals.

04/22/2014

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Decision Awaited on Second Casino License for Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman indicated that after final oral arguments in the application process, February 26th, he hoped there would be a decision about the Philadelphia casino license within 60 days.

04/22/2014

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PA Tavern Gaming License Applications Continue To Lag

A key state Senator says he’s giving up on the prospect that small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns will generate projected revenue.

04/22/2014

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Students At West Chester University On Alert After Hearing Of Several Sexual Assaults On Campus

Police say the incidents are not related and are considered isolated attacks, but that doesn’t ease concerns for some students.

04/21/2014

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Both Sides in Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Fight Ask Judge To Fast-Track Decision

In their petition for summary judgment, the plaintiffs’ attorneys argue that all eight federal courts that have ruled on the issue since a US Supreme Court ruling last summer on the federal “Defense of Marriage” Act have deemed that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

04/21/2014

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Septa Going Ahead With Projects To Refurbish Media-Elwyn Rail Beds

Septa officials are beginning an ambitious capital improvement project to repair century-old bridges that provide a base to parts of the Media-Elwyn regional rail line.

04/21/2014

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Today Marks Voter Registration Deadline For Pennsylvania Primary

With nominees for governor and other offices to be decided, Monday is the deadline to register to vote in May’s Pennsylvania primary.

04/21/2014

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Bells Toll In Celebration Of Easter At Main Line Church

Worshipers at The Church of St. John, Lower Merion sang out in praise Sunday — and for one service a year — Father Frank Wallner says they joyfully ring bells.

04/20/2014