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Governor Wolf Continues To Work On Gaining Support For His Budget Plan

Governor Wolf says he vetoed the GOP-budget nearly a month ago, in part because it continues a school-funding system, that relies, he says, too little on state funding, and too much on local or property taxes.

07/27/2015

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Pa. State Police Still Searching For Clues In Cold Case Murder, 20 Years Later

Twenty years after a woman’s head and torso were found in Chester County, and her legs found in Bucks County, police are once again reaching out to the public for help in trying to identify her.

07/22/2015

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Pilot Program In Chester County Aims To Get Long-Term Unemployed Back To Work

Chester County becomes the 14th community, nationwide to run Platform to Employment.

07/21/2015

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As It Awaits Wrecking Ball, What’s Next For Granite Run Mall?

The last of the leases have expired, so only a pair of anchor stores remain open at Granite Run Mall.

07/13/2015

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Montco DA Weighing Charges Against Hatboro Councilman Who Shot Bank Robbery Suspect

Could councilman George Forgeng face criminal charges? The Montgomery County district attorney must decide.

07/10/2015

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Father Pleads Guilty To Letting Daughter, 15, Drive — Crash Killed Three Boys From Bucks

Authorities say Michael Ware allowed his 15-year-old daughter to take his SUV to drive some friends to breakfast on August 30th, 2014. She lost control of the vehicle and it flipped over.

07/09/2015

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Truck Driver Charged in April Crash in Montco That Killed Another Trucker

Edwin Olivo is charged in connection with the April 27th crash on South Park Avenue in Lower Providence Township.

07/09/2015

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Main Line Catholic School Parents Convene To Discuss Controversial Firing of Teacher

Parents learned through an e-mail sent Friday that Waldron Mercy Academy teacher Margie Winters had been fired. While not saying it specifically, the e-mail strongly hints that Winters was fired because she is gay.

07/08/2015

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Montco DA Says Statute of Limitations Prevents New Prosecution of Bill Cosby

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says there’s nothing her office can do with the new information that he obtained prescription drugs for others.

07/07/2015

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Covered Bridge In Valley Forge National Historical Park Closed Due To Damage

The “Knox Covered Bridge” carries Yellow Springs Road over the Valley Creek. Originally built in the mid-1800s, it carries about 2,000 cars per day.

07/06/2015

(Stephen Stace follows his lawyer out of a Montgomery County courtroom following his sentencing.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Retired Montco Music Professor Sentenced For Sexting Minor Girl

Stephen Stace, a retired Penn State-Abington music professor, is headed to prison after pleading guilty to sharing explicit photos with a 16-year-old girl in Spain.

07/06/2015

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Pre-Teen Boy Drowns Accidentally in French Creek

Pennsylvania state police say the boy slipped on rocks and fell into the fast-moving river in Warwick Township, on Wednesday afternoon.

07/02/2015

(The pitch at PPL Park, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Greg Orlandini)

PPL Park, Home Stadium for Philadelphia Union, Getting a Name Change

Come this fall, the Philadlephia Union won’t be playing in PPL Park anymore.

07/02/2015

Septa deputy GM  Jeffrey Knueppel explains positive train control to (L-R),  Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep.  Pat Meehan, and Rep. Ryan Costello.  Photo by Jim Melwert

SEPTA Shows Off Its ‘Postive Control’ Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline Nears

Today, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.

07/01/2015

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Woman Creates Series Of Workouts For The Visually Impaired

A visually impaired woman from Doylestown, frustrated at not being able to follow along with exercise videos, has created a series of workouts for the visually impaired.

06/28/2015

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