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Archbishop Nelson Perez
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Mark Abrams
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Archbishop Nelson Perez is settling into his duties after he was officially installed as the new shepherd of the region’s more than 1 million Roman Catholics earlier this week. Listen to a one-on-one interview with Perez here.
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Boy Scout uniform
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Mark Abrams
February 20, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Although the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week following hundreds of sex abuse lawsuits, a Delaware Valley-area Scout leader says it’s business as usual for local troops. Read more here.
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Diocese of Harrisburg
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 1:44 pm
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. Read more here.
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Pier 1 Imports
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 11:21 am
Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like papasan chairs and throw pillows — filed for bankruptcy protection after years of sliding sales. Read more here.
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A statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas.
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:36 am
Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the 110-year-old organization to carry on. Read more here.
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Sioux Council Scout Executive Tom Smotherman holds 101-year-old Duane Greenfield's Boy Scout sash with its 41 merit badges.
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Mark Abrams
February 15, 2020 - 5:08 pm
A Philadelphia-based child abuse victim advocate is calling two recent lawsuits filed against the Boy Scouts of America groundbreaking cases. Read more here.
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Refinery fire
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Tim Jimenez
February 12, 2020 - 7:50 am
The future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site could be determined in bankruptcy court Wednesday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Pat Loeb
February 11, 2020 - 5:26 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney is proposing a ban on the use of hydrogen fluoride at refineries in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Oxycodone
Keith Srakocic/AP, file
AP News
December 05, 2019 - 11:41 am
More time is needed to sort out whether the CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should receive a $1.3 million bonus next year, but the company should be allowed to pay about $35 million in bonuses to 682 other employees, the judge overseeing the company's bankruptcy case said. Read more here.
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Money.
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Paul Kurtz
October 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
A Main Line businessman was sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison this week for defrauding lenders and people out of $34 million. Read more here.
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