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  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation

    Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation
    There have been no signs of illness from a mystery odor that prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, officials said on Monday, while waiting for tests to determine the exact cause of what led to the noxious smell....
  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • Pennsylvania among most dangerous states for drivers

    Despite recent improvements, Pennsylvania remains one of the nation's most dangerous states for traffic fatalities, while neighboring New Jersey, by some measures, is among the safest, according to a new study. Pennsylvania had the fourth-most traffic...
  • How Democrats plan to lure women voters

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? “Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize,” President Barack Obama...
  • Another big year for Sands casino at the tables

    Pennsylvania casinos may be crapping out with its slot machines last year, but it had another big year at the tables. Thanks in part to a record year by the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, the state's 12 gambling halls raked in $731.8 million at table...
  • A trophy worth winning [Commentary]

    A trophy worth winning [Commentary]
    Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years. For 61 years, the...
  • Two Pa. congressmen keep pressure on VA

    Two Pennsylvania congressmen on Thursday released pictures they say show boxes of mail that went unanswered for years at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Regional Office. In a letter sent to a top VA official, U.S. Reps. Patrick Meehan (R., Delaware)...
  • At Expungement Expo, lawyers try to clear records

    It can seem like the Philadelphia region hosts an expo every weekend -- on dogs, firearms or furniture, to name a few — but this might have been a new one: The Expungement Expo. The one-day event in Southwest Philadelphia sought to help people...