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3 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving American flags in New Hampshire.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
Superintendent Dr. William Hite has said 1,300 layoff notices would go out August 15 without money from the cigarette tax.
8 hrs ago | JD Journal
Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg announced that it is going to open an office in Philadelphia, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
The " Roadmap for Growth for Philadelphia: 2015-2020 " campaign will be tailored around the city's most recent demographic and economic trends.
11 hrs ago | Philly.com
With no fanfare or official debriefing about his six-day trip to France, Nutter went back to his mayoral routine Wednesday, taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony.
15 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence is heading to the United States.
15 hrs ago | CBS Local
Hans Muller is physical education teacher at Julia Ward Howe Elementary school in North Philadelphia and his students, kindergarten through fifth graders, want him to challenge LeBron James to a dunk contest at their school.
16 hrs ago | Philly.com
Two contractors have been charged with the theft of $3.6 million from PennDot in an ongoing investigation of the agency's district covering the five counties in Southeast Pennsylvania, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Thursday.
Philadelphia school and city officials say the district will be forced to lay off teachers and possibly grow class sizes as large as 40 when students return in September, unless the state and city gives it more money.
Forbes Magazine is hosting its inaugural 'Under 30' Summit in Philadelphia this fall, and they've packed the schedule with some impressive and diverse names.
Six Philadelphia police officers were arrested Wednesday in a predawn roundup and charged with robbing, kidnapping, and extorting drug suspects over a nearly seven-year period.
Wahlburgers, the burger chain owned by Chef Paul Wahlberg in partnership with celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie, is set to open five locations in Philadelphia, one slated for the end of this year.
Jack O'Hara, president of the Greater Bustleton Civic League, is fighting to shut down a man who is manufacturing dental retainers on a residential block of Haldeman Ave. O'Hara fears the manufacturing could pave the way to ruining a residential block because other manufacturers could buy houses there for the same purpose.
On a recent Saturday at North Philadelphia, Pa.' s, landmark Episcopal Church of the Advocate, worshipper gathered in a jubilant, crowded service to mark the 40th anniversary of the ordination of women as priests.
The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say.
A community rally brings hundreds to the North Philadelphia corner where a carjacking and hit-and-run crash killed three children.
The two men charged in a North Philadelphia carjacking and crash that left three children dead will remain in jail without bail.
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