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49 min ago | Pocono Record

Pocono Township sewer loan refinancing nearly done -

Township commissioners gave tentative approval Monday to accepting a 1.44 percent fixed rate from Wayne Bank for two years.

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7 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

Spectacular Contemporary in Bucks County

This spectacular contemporary home nestled on a wooded lot in the sought after neighborhood of Wychwood Glen is now for sale.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Bucks County Man Arrested For Alleged Rape Of A Child

According to police, 31-year-old Elmer Orlando Yanes, of the 1200 block of Lisa Drive, was taken into police custody as the result of an investigation into allegations made by two juvenile females who knew Yanes.

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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Police Seek Extra-Large Man Who Robbed Two Drugstores in Suburbs

Police in two suburban Philadelphia communities are hoping to take an armed drugstore bandit off the streets before he strikes again.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Lansdale, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Warminster, PA

21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Pa. schools' reserve funds now top $4 billion

Not even as Philly kids, teachers and parents await word on whether schools are shuttered in September for lack of funding.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pennsylvania, Education Etc., Chester County, PA, Coatesville, PA

21 hrs ago | Philly.com

After stint in Honduran jail, he appreciates freedom even more

Tossed into a cell the size of a backyard shed with about 20 other inmates, Butler, who grew up in Doylestown, could barely see where all of his cellmates were sleeping.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Former Youth Coach Sentenced for Raping Girl

A former Bucks County football coach was sentenced to 18 to 40 years in prison on Monday for raping an underage cheerleader.

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Related Topix: Levittown, PA

Patch.com

Warminster Man Charged With Molesting Two Children

Charges have been filed against a Warminster Township man after police say an investigation reveled he repeatedly molested two children.

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Related Topix: Warminster, PA

WOGY-AM Pittston

7-21-14 Buddy Rumchik

Champion Germany beat Argentina at -- -- I don't think I know the World -- only happens every four years I don't know it's on TV for what it's like four year.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

Bucks Herald

It's always been about the roads

When Bucks County Council held its first meeting 125 years ago, roads were top of the agenda - and have been ever since.

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Patch.com

Juvenile Runs Off With Man's Cell Phone at Oxford Valley Mall Food Court

The following recent activity was reported by Middletown Township Police: A victim reported at that an unknown black male juvenile grabbed his cell phone and ran off with it while he was at the Oxford Valley Mall food Court on July 18 at 9:08 p.m The phone is valued at $300.

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Related Topix: Croydon, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Philly.com

Art: Visionary tinkerer Steve Tobin, shown without context at Michener

I wish that, instead of being on display at Doylestown's Michener Art Museum, the show "Out of This World: Works by Steve Tobin" had been mounted across the street at the Mercer Museum.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, Entertainment

Philly.com

Bucks man charged in fatal DUI

A Doylestown man was charged with homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence Saturday night after his vehicle struck a motorcycle carrying two people, killing one and injuring the other.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Ottsville, PA, Bethlehem, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Even in Summer, Pothole Repair Work Continues

Old Man Winter may be long gone, but his impact is still being felt throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Montgomery County, PA, Chester County, PA, Delaware County, PA

Philly.com

New regulatory unit aimed at shady contractors

The form asked if he'd ever been convicted of fraud, theft, or deception. Did he commit crimes as a home-improvement contractor? Were civil judgments filed against him? Bucks County roofer Steve Dunner wrote "no" to each question on the Pennsylvania contractor registration form.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Improvement, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Delaware County, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Christopher Durang's 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' opens at the Guthrie Theater

Joel Sass, center, worked with his production crew on the set of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” Celebrated American playwright Christopher Durang wants to make one thing clear.

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Related Topix: Christopher Durang, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Patch.com

Three New Members Appointed to BCCC Board of Trustees

Bucks County Community College has three new members on its Board of Trustees. The Bucks County Commissioners recently appointed State Representative Frank A. Farry, bank executive William D. Maeglin and attorney Carol A. Shelly, Esq.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Langhorne, PA, Fire, Souderton, PA, Gwynedd, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NJ.com

Hellertown teen identified as victim in fatal Bucks County wreck

Pennsylvania State Police have named an 18-year-old Hellertown man as the victim in a fatal car crash Thursday afternoon in Nockamixon Township.

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Related Topix: Hellertown, PA

Patch.com

County to Spray for Mosquitos Monday in Morrisville

Morrisville Borough will be sprayed for mosquitos Monday due to high populations of insects with West Nile virus found there earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Morrisville, PA, West Nile Virus, Health, Pennsylvania, Dauphin, PA

WFMZ

1 killed in 2-car Bucks County crash

One person was killed in an accident in Bucks County Thursday afternoon. It happened around 2:30 p.m. on Route 611, also known as Easton Road near Foellner Lane in Nockamixon Township.

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