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Weather: Steamy Start to September

A large dome of high pressure offshore is sending a very warm, moisture-rich air mass our way, allowing not just a spike in temperatures (low 90’s and upper 80’s Labor Day afternoon), but also soaring humidity levels. By Tuesday, a cold front will cross late in the day to at least help wipe out the humidity.

5 hours ago

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3 Local High School Students Killed In Crash In Poconos

Three sophomores at Council Rock High School died over the weekend following an SUV crash in the Poconos.

24 hours ago

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PECO Finds No Problems With Gas System, Source Of Odor Still Unknown

PECO is continuing it’s investigation into the cause of a gas odor reported in several nearby counties.

08/31/2014

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WEATHER BLOG: Curtis Cloud Back In Town

Wouldn’t you know it, just in time for his mom’s famous tofu burgers on the grill, gloomy Curtis Cloud returns to celebrate the holiday weekend.

08/31/2014

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Swarthmore College Begins Project That’s Been Subject Of Debate For 15 Years

It’s been debated for 15 years and this week construction began on the first part of a project that will change the face of Swarthmore by helping the business district and the college that bears its name.

08/31/2014

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Response To Corbett’s Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is Mixed

The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.

08/29/2014

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Traffic Bottlenecks Will Persist on Ben Franklin Bridge Into Late October

If you think those maddening lane closures on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge will be gone when everyone returns to work after Labor Day, think again.

08/29/2014

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US Approves Pennsylvania Medicaid Plan

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved the state’s plan,

08/28/2014

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Gov. Corbett Claims Victory In Tussle With White House Over Medicaid Expansion Rules

Jennifer Branstetter, Gov. Corbett’s director of policy, insists it is Medicaid “reform” and not simply an expansion of Medicaid.

08/28/2014

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Penn Museum To Display Ancient Human Skeleton

Visitors can look at the 6,500-year-old remains beginning Saturday at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Museum.

08/28/2014

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Taxes Will Be Prime Issue In Pennsylvania Governor Race

Pennsylvania Republicans are turning up the heat on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to cough up his personal and corporate income tax returns.

08/28/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

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LCB Still Assessing Local Impact Of Strong Earthquake In ‘Wine Country’

How did Sunday’s historic 6.0 magnitude earthquake in California impact wine lovers in this region?

08/28/2014

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Small Plane Crashes In Berks County

Two people were reportedly taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Berks County Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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PA House GOP Seeks To Rekindle Liquor Privatization Debate

In a sign that they aren’t giving up on liquor privatization, state House Republicans plan to push a bill that would decriminalize purchasing wine and liquor in other states and transporting it to Pennsylvania.

08/27/2014

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