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Friday Apr 11 | Philly.com

Former Philadelphia County Judge Willis Berry.

It's been 18 months since Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Willis W. Berry Jr. retired on the day he was to pay a $180,000 civil fraud judgment involving a property a jury found he acquired by deceiving a client.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Evening Sun

YWCA of Hanover vigil to commemorate victims of domestic violence

One in every four women will experience domestic violence at some point in her lifetime, said Anne Acker director of the YWCA's Safe Home program.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Hanover, PA, York County, PA, Allegheny County, PA, York, PA

The York Daily Record

Our take: Time to outlaw hand-held cells while driving

Central York High School students last year used a texting-while-driving simulator to learn about the dangers of distracted driving.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Criminal Defense Law, Law, York County, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Opinion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

6 ABC

New program brings healthcare to your corner store

A new pilot program in Philadelphia aims to help improve people's health by setting up inside local corner grocery stores.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Nursing

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Pocono Record

Census: Pa. population increases slightly -

Census Bureau estimates released Thursday show that the state's population last July 1 was 12,773,801.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Pa. lawmaker proposes decriminalization of marijuana possession

A state senator says Pennsylvania should be the next state to decriminalize possession of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Northampton County, PA

6 ABC

County-by-county healtcare rankings

If you look at our area, Philadelphia County comes in as 67th -- last on the list.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

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