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Joseph Rippert, who was named Philadelphia firefighter of the Year.

A second-year Philadelphia firefighter is honored for an act of heroism he performed while he was off the clock.Read more

Dulce Maria Alavez

The family of Dulce Maria Alavez, a 5-year-old Bridgeton girl who has been missing for more than a month, is not giving up hope of finding her. They met with reporters once again on Wednesday near the site where she vanished in the Bridgeton City Park. Read more here.Read more

Villanova University football team.

The Villanova Wildcats will be home on Saturday to welcome Stony Brook to the Main Line in a Colonial Athletic Association match up.Read more

Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline continues in South Lebanon Township.

Residents from Delaware and Chester counties who are directly affected by the Mariner East pipelines are testifying in a two-day hearing in West Chester, and county officials hope these hearings have some teeth.Read more

Philadelphia Fire Department

The Philadelphia Fire Department is looking for a helping hand from the city's neighborhoods. "Fire is everyone's fight" is the fire department's motto — and they're working to put that into action by recruiting block captains.Read more

Carrie Gross walks past a construction barrier shielding the Mariner East pipeline near a home during an interview with The Associated Press in Exton, Pa.

For a second time in three months, President Donald Trump is headed to Pennsylvania to promote his support for the natural gas industry, making clear that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the battleground state.Read more

Money.

Some customers of investment company The Vanguard Group were caught off guard when money was taken from their accounts without permission. Vanguard said this is a problem affecting a small number of clients — they didn't provide an actual number — and that everyone will be reimbursed shortly.Read more

Friends and family mourn 2-year-old Nikolette Rivera with a vigil in Kensington.

Philadelphia police have identified the man being questioned in the shooting death of Nikolette Rivera as Freddie Perez of Chester.  It's not clear if he fired the shots, but police believe he was one of two people involved in the shooting.Read more

Philadelphia City Hall.

A bill to grant Philadelphia tenants protection in the event of bedbug infestations passed a City Council committee Tuesday but with an amendment that angered advocates who spent years lobbying for the legislation. Read more

Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg

The state Senate has sent the House a bill to eliminate child marriage in Pennsylvania. Read more

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