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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Across Pennsylvania, A Push For Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Education advocates in Pennsylvania have been canvassing the state, trying to raise awareness of the importance of quality, affordable early child education.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Levittown, PA, Newtown, PA

6 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Illinois release new track "Things Are Gonna Be Ok" from upcoming LP

Bucks County outfit Illinois continue to prep for the release of a new record, this week sharing second album cut "Things Are Gonna Be Ok."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Industrial, Nine Inch Nails, Philadelphia, PA

11 hrs ago | Philly.com

Court: Homeowners' warranties apply only to first buyer

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that homeowners' warranties against defects apply only to a property's first buyer, and cannot be passed along in subsequent sales.

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17 hrs ago | Philly.com

Eating disorders to be discussed in Bucks County

NEWTOWN State Rep. Steve Santarsiero will cochair a hearing in Newtown on Monday that will focus on eating disorders, in support of a bill that would require schools to share more information about the issue with parents and students.

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Related Topix: Newtown, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Philly.com

Cops: Family's hidden camera recorded abuse of woman, 90

THE TINY cameras are disguised as alarm clocks, teddy bears and cereal boxes, designed to keep an eye on the people baby-sitting children or caring for elderly loved ones.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Yardley, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Philly.com

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Brooklyn College, City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania

CBS Local

Expert Says Parents Should Start Prepping Kids For The School Year Now

School begins again in just about two weeks and one local expert says now is the time to start getting your children out of summer mode and refocus them for school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Levittown, PA

Philly.com

New 'Good Day' anchor Alex Holley speaks out

A LEX HOLLEY knows that she has big shoes to fill when she replaces the beloved Sheinelle Jones on Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia" .

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Quakertown, PA, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Phillymag.com

Service Suspended After Deadly Amtrak Accident in Bucks County

A New York-bound Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks Monday afternoon in Bucks County's Bristol Township, temporarily halting train service in the region.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

CBS Local

Alleged Teenage Serial Rapist Set To Face Trial In Bucks County Court

A judge ruled in June that all nine cases against 19-year-old Joshua Benson would be consolidated into one trial.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Person Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train in Bucks County

The victim was struck on the northbound lanes at the Croydon Station on the 700 block of Bristol Pike, according to officials.

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Law.com

Parties Settle After Inmate Gets Pepper-Sprayed

According to the plaintiff's amended complaint, on Jan. 7, 2011, plaintiff Ernest Soreth, 57, turned himself in at the Bucks County Correctional Facility, at the direction of his parole officer.

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PennLive.com

Pa. firefighter in critical condition after being stabbed in bar; 3 others injured

Such is the unfortunate case in Bristol Twp., Bucks County, where police say a 21-year-old volunteer firefighter is in critical condition after being stabbed in a bar fight, the Associated Press reports.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Times-Tribune

New education panel faces enduring issues

Education funding is the No. 1 issue in the governor's race, so it's not surprising that lawmakers are studying it to death.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Opinion

Philly.com

HUD's changes to maps disrupt assistance money

Community improvement projects across the region have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development changed its low- and moderate-income maps in the middle of the grant process.

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Related Topix: Horsham, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Ambler, PA, Delaware County, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Buckingham Today

Enjoy a great day out at country show

The Bucks County Show provides an opportunity for town to meet country and enjoy a great day out in the fresh air and admire the excellent livestock specimens.

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CBS Local

Some Bucks County Students Getting Tablets To Enhance Their Learning Experience

Middle school students returning to class next month in the Bristol Township School District in Bucks County will be using tablets to help enhance their learning experience.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Commissioners Open 66th Annual Grange Fair with Preservation of 266...

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Aug. 14 -- Bucks County issued the following news: Perched atop the brand new deck of the Middletown Grange Fair No.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Agriculture, Science, Pennsylvania, Pipersville, PA, Bethlehem, PA

Times News

Agencies must pay back wages

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Pennsylvania organizations to pay $118,000 in back wages to workers with disabilities since 2011, according to records PublicSource obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Greene County, PA

Wall Street Journal

Property Image

Sited along the picturesque and tranquil setting of the Van Sant Covered Bridge, Plumb Meadow Farm encompasses 107 acres of unspoiled sweeping preserved land, open rolling fields, woodlands, trails, pond and creek - abundant in nature! Completely private, this rare offering, anchored with a classic Bucks County stone farmhouse, is surrounded by ... (more)

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