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Proposed Bill In Pa. Would Allow Customers To Have Wine Shipped To Their Doorstep

Under current law in the Commonwealth, out-of-state retailers have only been allowed to send wine to Liquor Control Board stores for consumers to pick up.

06/26/2015

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Loss Of Power Costing Some Small Businesses Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In South Jersey

The continued power outages caused by Tuesday’s thunderstorms are costing some area businesses a lot of money.

06/25/2015

(The storm relief center in Clayton, NJ, set up to assist area residents in the wake of Tuesday evening's severe thunderstorms.  Photo by David Madden)

Emergency Relief Center in Gloucester County, NJ Catering To Storm Victims

Officials are offering assistance at a number of locations on both sides of the Delaware River, including one in Clayton, Gloucester County.

06/25/2015

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SE Pa. Catholic High School Teachers Sign New, One-Year Contract

Rita Schwartz, president of Local 1776 of the Association of Catholic Teachers, says teachers voted last night by a nearly 3-1 margin to accept the new contract.

06/25/2015

(People celebrate in front of the US Supreme Court after ruling was announced bolstering the Affordable Care Act.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Across US and Locally, Cheers Accompany Supreme Court Decision Bolstering Obamacare

The 6-3 decision is a relief to a some 300,000 Pennsylvanians who faced losing their coverage if the high court’s ruling had gone the other way.

06/25/2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 13: Singer Beyonce performs on stage during a concert in the Rock in Rio Festival on September 13, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Pre-Sale For Made In America Tickets Begins Thursday

The two-day concert on the Parkway over Labor Day weekend is organized by Beyonce’s husband, Jay Z.

06/25/2015

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Critics Question Nutter Admin. Decision To Sell Tax Liens On Delinquent Properties

For the first time in nearly two decades, the city is selling tax liens on foreclosed properties, but critics of the effort hope it doesn’t backfire.

06/25/2015

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Report: Wage Theft Costs Pennsylvania Workers Tens Of Millions Each Year

A new report says that wage theft impacts 400,000 Pennsylvania workers a year and costs them at least $19 million.

06/24/2015

(Outside the Delco Emergency Management Center, adjacent to the prison, County Council chairman Mario Civera speaks to reporters.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Delaware County Declares Storm Emergency, Asks For State Aid

With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.

06/24/2015

(Flanked by members of Virtua's EMS staff, Virtua CEO Richard Miller speaks with reporters in the New Jersey Senate GOP caucus room.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

South Jersey Health Care Companies Fume About Cooper’s EMS Takeover Attempt

Competing South Jersey health systems say a political powerbroker is strongarming legislators because he wants Cooper University Hospital, whose board he chairs, to get exclusive control of all emergency medical services in Camden.

06/24/2015

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Bill To Permit Smaller Atlantic City Casinos Advances

The state legislature is watering down the requirements of a 2011 law designed to attract developers willing to build new, smaller and less costly casinos with as few as 200 hotel rooms.

06/24/2015

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500 More Camden Schoolkids Get Free Book-Shopping Sprees

The book giveaway is the brainchild of 14-year-old Alexa Grabelle of Voorhees, NJ, who for four years has collected more than 50,000 donated books and given them away to needy children.

06/24/2015

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Pa. GOP Leaders Soften Rhetoric In Budget Talk

As budget negotiations heat up a week before the deadline, leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature are sending out some mixed signals on their position.

06/24/2015

(The Traffic Incident Management Conference meets in the Diamond Club of Citizens Bank Park.  Photo by Ian Bush)

For a Hardworking Few, Traffic Jams Are Just Another Day on the Job

A group of people whose job it is to ease the frustrations of area drivers were gathering today at Citizens Bank Park to talk about ways to improve safety and response times on the Delaware Valley’s highways.

06/23/2015

(An architect's rendering of the proposed apartment building for 218 Arch Street.  The Betsy Ross House, not visible in rendering, is across Arch Street at the far right.  Image by architect Stephen Varenhorst provided by Phila. Historical Commission)

Developer Agrees To Reconsider Plans For Big Building in Historic Old City Location

Plans for the apartment building on the 200 block of Arch Street were due to be voted on by the architectural committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

06/23/2015

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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