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Federal Judge Denies Carl Lewis’ Bid To Appear On New Jersey Ballots

Former Olympian Carl Lewis has lost round one in his legal battle to get back on the New Jersey primary ballot as a state senate candidate in Burlington County.


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Philadelphia Orchestra Votes To File For Bankruptcy

The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra will be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


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Federal Judge Cannot Definitively Place Blame For 2004 Oil Spill in Delaware River

A federal judge in Philadelphia this week decided that no one can definitely point to whoever caused a massive oil spill on the Delaware River in November of 2004.


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Bucks County Chiropractor Convicted Of Arson

The jury has found John Wiktorchik, 59, set the gasoline fire that destroyed his practice and the strip mall it was located in.


Philly Tour Guides Head To Court Over Licensing Rules

A federal judge dismissed the case because there’s no threat of enforcement. But the guides appealed and an appeals court heard arguments this week and is now considering the matter.