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  • Philadelphia fire kills 4 kids, engulfs 10 houses

    July 5, 2014 10:18 PM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing three 4-year-olds and a baby and engulfing at least 10 houses, officials said. A woman and three other children escaped through a second-floor window. The blaze began shortly before 3 a.m. and was... more »
  • Obama intervenes in Philadelphia rail strike

    June 14, 2014 10:14 PM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - President Barack Obama on Saturday intervened in a commuter rail strike in the nation's sixth-largest metropolitan area, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute between the Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and its engineers and electricians unions. Obama... more »
  • Gov. Jindal fundraises in Philadelphia

    September 13, 2011 5:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal has no well-funded competitors for his re-election bid - but that hasn't stopped his hefty fundraising efforts. Jindal's office said the Republican governor headed to Philadelphia on Monday to raise campaign cash for the Oct. 22 election. His latest campaign finance report... more »
  • Pothole Killer

    October 18, 2010 7:27 PM

    Louisiana is known to top the list of "Worst Roads in the Nation." But, some Lafayette drivers could be in for a smoother ride. New technology to fill potholes is being taken for a test drive in the Hub City. A Philadelphia company has one of it's "Pothole Killer" trucks... more »
  • Anatomical Art

    November 20, 2009 9:34 AM

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rare anatomical drawings that once belonged to Benjamin Franklin are on display in a new exhibit at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. The 16 pastel drawings were cutting edge in their day. They show internal organs, bones and muscles of male and female subjects. They were given as... more »

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