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Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

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  • Philadelphia schools to open on schedule despite shortfall

    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's cash-strapped public schools will open on schedule in three weeks after $32 million of budget cuts, the school district's superintendent said on Friday, easing fears of closures or a late start to the school year to...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • Corbett, Wolf become funny foes

    PITTSBURGH — Hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar? Well, it wasn't a bar, it was a Pittsburgh-area comedy club where Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf joined other politicians in cracking wise,...
  • Pride to be strong Sunday in Allentown

    Celebrate the progress of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, including Pennsylvania's recent marriage equality ruling, during the Pride in the Park festival, noon-6 p.m. Sunday at Allentown's Cedar Creek Park. Organized by Pride of...
  • Valley Vivaldi concert to feature Allentown classical guitarist Zachary Grim

    The final concert in the summer's popular Valley Vivaldi concert series takes place Sunday at Wesley Church in Bethlehem, with music by Telemann, Corelli, Tartini, Bach and, of course, Vivaldi. Of special note is Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in D Major,...
  • Your Place: Replacing chipped tile with vinyl not a DIY job

    Your Place: Replacing chipped tile with vinyl not a DIY job
    Question: My townhouse is built on a slab, and I have ceramic tile in the kitchen. A few of the tiles have chips where items were dropped. Is it possible to have the ceramic tile removed and replaced with vinyl? This is not a job I would do myself; I...
  • Philadelphia police seek killer of man shot outside peace concert

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia police on Thursday hunted for the shooter of a man slain outside a concert held to promote peace in the streets of the violence-plagued Pennsylvania city. The victim was shot outside the city's Dell Music Center on...
  • Atlantic City aims to counter bad publicity with ad campaign

    By Daniel Kelley Aug 13 (Reuters) - Atlantic City's supporters have launched an ad campaign to reverse what they see as an onslaught of bad publicity about the New Jersey seaside resort, where four of 12 casinos have recently announced plans to close....
  • Work to begin on connecting Pa. Turnpike and I-95

    Construction is to start late next month or in early October on the long-awaited direct connection between Interstate 95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, after the award of a $142.9 million contract to a Bucks County firm. PKF-Mark III Inc., of Newtown,...
  • Philadelphia to make its pitch for 2016 Democratic convention

    — It's showtime for Philadelphia. The Democratic National Committee is heading to town Wednesday and Thursday to evaluate the city's bid to host the party's 2016 convention. Organizers say they plan to show off the City of Brotherly Love's historic...
  • U.S. Supreme Court asks board to take 'appropriate action' in lawyer's appeal for Ballard

    Pennsylvania legal regulators often receive referrals against lawyers accused of wrongdoing. Rarely, though, do they come from the U.S. Supreme Court. That's what happened Monday in mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard's case, in which he has accused a...