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Microsoft Warns Users About Potential Security Risk

Microsoft says everyone using Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and RT needs to download and install an emergency patch.

07/22/2015

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Cradles For Crayons Receives Large Donation For School Supplies For Children In Need

Citizens Bank donated $50-thousand to help provide essential items to impoverished children ahead of Cradles for Crayons’ big back-to-school initiative.

07/21/2015

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Pa. Supreme Court Sides With City Over Giving, Retracting Promotions In Philadelphia Fire Department

This long running dispute broke out more than two years ago, when Firefighters Local 22 pressed in court to compel the Nutter administration to fill open captain and lieutenant vacancies.

07/21/2015

Linda Vertlieb addresses residents of Wesley Enhanced Living in Media, Delaware County. (credit: Ian Bush)

Delaware County Retirement Community Hears Benefits Of Being Online

The benefits of being online are easy to name. But not everyone is sold on the Internet. That’s what a seminar Tuesday addressed with residents at a retirement community in Delaware County.

07/21/2015

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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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Rowan University Inspires Young Girls To Become Engineers

Rowan University is playing host to some 100 middle school girls over the next two days, young ladies who are thinking about careers in engineering.

07/21/2015

Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.  (credit: Wills Eye Hospital)

Wearing Contacts While Swimming Poses Health Danger To Your Eyes, Local Doctor Warns

Swimming or even showering in your contacts is a bad idea, according to Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

07/21/2015

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Jersey Shore Is A Destination For Many Looking To Escape City During Papal Visit

Hotels and motels at the Jersey Shore have noticed an uptick in business during the week of the pope’s visit to Philadelphia over the same time last year.

07/20/2015

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SEPTA Regional Rail Passes For Papal Visit Go On Sale Online

The one-day passes cost $10 a piece and are being sold only online through a link at the transit agency’s website.

07/20/2015

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Two Views of Ironworkers Leader Dougherty As He Faces Sentencing for Racketeering

Sentencing is scheduled in federal court, today, for former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union president Joseph Dougherty, convicted in January of racketeering, extortion and damaging property using fire.

07/20/2015

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Ant-Man’ Has Big Debut

The Marvel Comics-inspired crime-fighter saga starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas earned an estimated $58-million on its weekend debut to take over first place.

07/20/2015

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Federal Agency Rules LGBT Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal

The move, announced without fanfare this past week by the EEOC, is persuasive but not binding on federal courts.

07/19/2015

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Excessive Heat Prompts Philadelphia Corporation For Aging To Activate Heatline

The PCA Heatline will be open Sunday and Monday, offering advice that can help prevent an emergency.

07/19/2015

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Thousands Pedal From Philly To Atlantic City For Annual Tour de Shore

The 28th annual Tour de Shore raised $820-thousand for the nonprofit Irish Pub Children’s Foundation.

07/19/2015

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Building Fire In South Philadelphia Being Investigated As Possible Arson

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that forced more than a dozen people from their homes overnight in South Philadelphia.

07/19/2015

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