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Chester, Pennsylvania is located in Delaware County. Zip codes in Chester, PA include 19013, 19016, and 19022. The median home price in Chester is $54,900 which is roughly $49/per square foot. More Chester information.

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12 hrs ago | 6 ABC

Chester man missing after leaving medical facility

Officials in Delaware and Montgomery counties are looking for a man who went missing after he was discharged from a medical facility.

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21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Industrial production increases more than forecast

Industrial production rose more than forecast in March after a February gain that was twice as big as previously estimated, indicating U.S. factories recovered after a weather-depressed start to the year.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pocono Record

Sturgeon washes up on banks of Delaware River near Easton

What washed up over the weekend just north of Easton on the banks of the Delaware River wouldn't have been all that unusual more than 100 years ago and 100 miles to the south.

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Ghanamma.com

4-Year-Old Killed Just Hours After Leaving His father's Funeral

Such sad news, Carder Brown A 4-year-old boy of Chester PA, was struck by a van on Saturday only hours after returning from his father's funeral.

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Philly.com

Chesco woman gets house arrest and probation for Medicaid fraud

A West Chester woman convicted of Medicaid fraud and stealing money meant for her 22-year-old autistic daughter was sentenced to 12 years probation Tuesday and must pay back more than $150,000.

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Patch.com

Road Work Planned on the Blue Route, I-95

The following was provided to Patch: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced that lane restrictions are scheduled from 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 17, on northbound Interstate 95 and southbound Interstate 476 in Delaware County, for maintenance work on dynamic message boards.

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Reuters

The walking, talking oil-drilling rig

It might not look like much but this 500000 pound oil drilling is doing something few others in the world.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC Miami

Boy Killed After Father's Funeral

Investigators are back out at the scene today. Karder Hardy, 4, was killed after being struck by a van in Delaware County.

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MarketWatch

9 ways pre-retirees crash their retirement

Kenn Tacchino is a professor of taxation and financial planning at Widener University in Chester, Pa.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Pennsylvania toddler killed on same day as father's funeral

Carder Brown, 4, was killed when a van struck him after he got out of a car. The family had just buried the child's father Derrick, who was killed by a gunshot last week.

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NBC Philadelphia

Boy Struck & Killed After Returning from Father's Funeral

A 4-year-old boy, returning home from his father's funeral, was struck and killed by a van along a Delaware County street.

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Philly.com

Housing authority program helps Chester residents get in shape

Tara Fontaine was recovering from gastric bypass surgery in the fall of 2011 when a flier arrived at her doorstep.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Globe and Mail

U.S. jobless claims tumble to near seven-year low

In this Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, job seekers sign in before meeting prospective employers during a career fair at a hotel in Dallas.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Philly.com

Volunteers on mission - to boost area food banks

CAMDEN Before packing boxes of food to be delivered to pantries around the region, 500 volunteers helped themselves to a buffet of bagels, fresh fruit, and yogurt.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

MarketWatch

8 ways to derail your retirement

Kenn Tacchino is a professor of taxation and financial planning at Widener University in Chester, Pa.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Philly.com

Cops: Man wanted in earlier, 2nd rape

A man charged this week with raping a 19-year-old woman in an Upper Darby Township church also had been wanted for the last two years for raping a girl during a four-year period, starting when she was 8, police said Thursday.

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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Reach 5-Week High

The number of people filing for unemployment benefits in the U.S. rose to the highest level in a month, but is still close to pre-recession levels.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Westtown School to Host Community-Wide Science Day on 4/12

Come Celebrate the New Science Center with a Day of Hands-On Science Activities, Games and Fun for All Ages WHAT: Westtown School will hold Science Day at Westtown , a free, family-friendly event that's open to the community on Saturday, April 12. The event will feature hands-on science experiments, demonstrations, games and more, as well as an ... (more)

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AlertNet

Climate action needs to be part of city planning - urban leaders

People visit the beach on New Year's Day in Durban, South Africa, on January 1, 2014.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Philly.com

West Chester board OKs new teachers' contract

WEST CHESTER The board of the West Chester Area School District approved a new teachers' contract Monday night, bringing a close to negotiations that collapsed into a bitter public battle last fall.

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