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Feds approve Corbett's Pa. Medicaid expansion proposal HARRISBURG - Ending a yearlong negotiation, the Obama administration on Thursday approved Gov. Corbett's alternative Medicaid expansion proposal, a step that could extend health-care benefits to roughly 600,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
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Shipley is first in U.S. to ban headers in middle school At the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, athletic officials say they care more about blocking head injuries than blocking free kicks.
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Revel closing, but property fight goes on ATLANTIC CITY - The three-story brick house on a mostly deserted street in the shadow of the failed $2.4 billion Revel Hotel Casino was Charlie Birnbaum's father's livelihood. It allowed him to reside a couple of blocks from his beloved beach and earn inc
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Beryl J. Wolk, 85, ad innovator Beryl J. Wolk, 85, of Jenkintown, an advertising executive who helped introduce newspaper inserts, cart kiosks, and the 30-minute TV infomercial, died Sunday, Aug. 24, at Holy Redeemer Hospital of complications from a fall.
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Sources: House search yields evidence in double slaying A search of a house in Southwest Philadelphia where police believe three men were held captive and tortured before they were stabbed and tossed into the Schuylkill on Wednesday yielded several pieces of evidence, law enforcement sources said.
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After Grouch gaffe, VA head calls for review of training programs Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Thursday ordered a systemwide review of the agency's training programs after the Philadelphia VA benefits office compiled an employee training guide that appeared to depict veterans as Oscar the Grouch.
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In Lakewood, heartbreak and resignation over death in Jerusalem LAKEWOOD, N.J. - A death in Jerusalem left a painful void here Thursday, with residents of this Ocean County town grappling with the news that a young man who grew up among them had perished in Israel while on religious studies there.
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Poll: Wolf keeps strong lead over Corbett A summer onslaught of television attack ads against his opponents has not improved the standing of Gov. Corbett in his run for a second term against Democrat Tom Wolf, according to a poll released Thursday.
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Gore takes over at Heinz wildlife refuge in Delco DELAWARE COUNTYGore takes over at Heinz wildlife refugeTINICUM John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge has a new leader.Lamar Gore, a New Jersey native, will start Friday as refuge manager of the center.
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Jeffrey B. Wallner, insurance broker Jeffrey B. Wallner, 65, of Cherry Hill, an insurance broker who owned Walnut Street Associates in Marlton, died of cancer on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at home.
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