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Biggest snow of season: Late, disruptive, 'beautiful' Like the winter of 2014-15 itself, Thursday's snow was a late arrival. But for the region's commuters - and almost anyone else who had to go anywhere - this was a case of better never than late.
philly.com | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officer dies after shooting at 21st and Lehigh; two reported in custody A Philadelphia police officer died after being shot in the head Thursday afternoon during an attempted robbery of a video-game store in North Philadelphia, officials said. Two suspects, one of whom was shot, were in custody.
philly.com | 4 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Justice Dept. to reveal review of Philadelphia police use of deadly force The U.S. Department of Justice is poised Friday to release its review of the use of deadly force by Philadelphia police, an inquiry under wraps for more than a year.
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PARCC testing goes on, despite weather and opt-outs A new and controversial online standardized test, threatened by a growing opt-out movement, made its official debut this week despite weather disruptions and pockets of high resistance.
philly.com | 6 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Drexel pulls plug on Sacramento campus Unveiled in 2009, Drexel's Sacramento campus was supposed to be the first of five new locations in growing U.S. cities that would help the university expand its reach.
philly.com | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
N.J. settles for millions where it once sought billions New Jersey's acting attorney general confirmed Thursday that the state had reached a settlement agreement with ExxonMobil Corp. over decades of contamination in North Jersey, but the announcement was overshadowed by allegations that a top aide to Gov. Chr
philly.com | 7 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
It's been a good week for Philly schools William R. Hite Jr. finds himself in an unusual spot.For the past two winters and springs, he has grappled with Philadelphia School District budget holes in the hundreds of millions.
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Five big ideas in Nutter's final budget In his final budget address, Mayor Nutter proposed raising property taxes by 9.3 percent to help fix the schools. The administration has launched an interactive tool that shows where taxpayer money is going: http://www.phila.gov/openbudget
philly.com | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Police seek missing Delco 13-year-old A 13-year-old Delaware County boy, an eighth-grader at the Shipley School, has been missing since Wednesday, police announced Thursday.Cayman Naib, from Newtown Square, was last seen around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday when he left his home. He was wearing a gr
philly.com | 8 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
'Black Madam' released from hospital; her trial resumes Friday The Philadelphia murder trial of "Black Madam" Padge-Victoria Windslowe is expected to resume Friday following her release from a hospital after treatment for chest pain.
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