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(Carla Gugino, center, stars as Immaculata coach Cathy Rush in "The Mighty Macs.")

Movie Review: ‘The Mighty Macs’

This inspirational sports drama details the improbable title run of the 1971-72 underdog Immaculata College team, which won the first women’s national basketball championship then followed that up by winning it the next two years as well.

10/20/2011

(Kennett Township police chief Albert McCarthy.   File photo courtesy Daily Local News, West Chester)

Kennett Township Police Chief Benched After Hit-Run Accident

Investigators say he “was suffering from a medical condition” and “lost focus.”

10/12/2011

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Glenside Man Accused of Shaking Down Ex-Girlfriend For His Sex Tapes

A Glenside man is under arrest in Chester County, accused of trying to extort money from his former girlfriend by threatening to release what police say were secretly recorded sex tapes of the two.

10/04/2011

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Turning An Errand Into a Fun Day

As many of us root through drawers and attics for unused jewelry to sell for cash, Jay Lloyd notes that the effort can be turned into a pleasant country getaway.

09/29/2011

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Paoli Hospital Gets ‘Yellow Dot’ Program Rolling In Chester County, Pa.

The trauma center at Paoli Hospital is the first in Pennsylvania to participate in an expanding program aimed at getting vital information into the hands of first responders to auto accidents.

09/26/2011

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US Postal Service Weighing Closure of Tredyffrin Mail Processing Facility

The US Postal Service says it is launching a study that could result in the closing of its mail processing center in Tredyffrin Township, which employs more than 725 workers, and the consolidation of those operations at a site in Southwest Philadelphia.

09/15/2011

(A barrel floats down the rain-swollen Delaware River near New Hope, Pa.   Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Pa. National Guard Rescues Hundreds From NE Pennsylvania Flooding

“We’ve mobilized about 1,200 soldiers so far,” says Sgt. Matthew Jones. “About 400 of those are in Wilkes-Barre. So far they have had to rescue over 150 civilians.”

09/09/2011

(Flooding in Delaware County, Pa. in 2004.)

Philadelphia and Surrounding Pennsylvania Counties Make Hurricane Plans

Philadelphia and its surrounding Pennsylvania counties are hoping for the best this weekend but preparing for the worst.

08/26/2011

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College Football Preview: Lincoln Hoping to Break Through in CIAA

This will be the fourth season of football for Division II Lincoln University since the school revived the program.

08/25/2011

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Two Years Later, Still No Sign Of Missing Chester County Woman

The reports of sightings continue to come in, but so far police have come up empty in the search for 31-year-old Toni Sharpless of West Brandywine Township.

08/23/2011

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Spanish Catholic Church Being Dedicated In Chester County, Pa.

Cardinal Justin Rigali was overseeing the dedication of a new church, specifically for Spanish-speaking Catholics, on Tuesday afternoon in southern Chester County.

08/16/2011

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More Charges Filed Against Chesco Teen In Fast-Food Holdups

Adam David is facing numerous charges after police say they were able to link him to the armed robberies and the theft of an Audi sports car that was used as the getaway car in one of the crimes.

08/08/2011

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Chester County Teen Nabbed After Pizza Store Robbery Eyed For Similar Holdups

Adam David is charged with robbing a Domino’s Pizza store in Radnor, and is under investigation for the earlier robbery of a Montgomery County frozen yogurt stand.

08/05/2011

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Evacuees Near Chester County Chemical Plant Fire Return To Homes

The fire started just after 10:30 AM in a trailer carrying hydrogen at the Johnson Matthey specialty metals and chemical plant, on King Road.

08/03/2011

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Accused Philadelphia-Area Cocaine Dealers Waive Hearing, Will Go To Trial

At the top of the ladder are brothers Anthony and Michael Dennis and James Adams, who prosecutors say supplied cocaine to mid-level drug dealers who in turn sold the product on the streets of Chester and Montgomery counties and the city of Philadelphia.

07/06/2011

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