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A man vaping.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday passed legislation to prohibit flavored vaping products, sending the measure to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. Read more here.
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Santa
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John McDevitt
December 24, 2019 - 5:19 pm
For more than 40 years, Santa and his helpers have visited pediatric patients and other children at the hospital to spread some Christmas cheer. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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Chester Children’s Chorus
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John McDevitt
December 10, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Nearly 40% of Chester residents live below the poverty line. But the Chester Children’s Chorus, now in its 25th year, gives underserved youth a voice and a chance to learn music in a safe, supportive environment. Read more here.
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Caroll Spinney, center, best known for his TV character "Big Bird" from Sesame Street, receives an honorary doctor of Humane Letters degree from Eastern Connecticut State University President David G. Carter, right.
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AP News
December 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. Read more here.
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Lauren Landgrebe
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 04, 2019 - 5:39 pm
A Bucks County woman has been charged in the death of an 11-month-old at an unlicensed day care, which she was running out of her home. Read more here.
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Kids practice reading to dogs at the Please Touch Museum.
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Mike Dougherty
December 03, 2019 - 6:08 pm
It's Giving Tuesday, and the Please Touch Museum hopes generosity is contagious. Read more here.
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Tyrone Jones at Philadelphia City Hall, residential placement for youth.
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Pat Loeb
November 26, 2019 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia youth are put into group homes too often, too far from home, without enough oversight and family support — that's the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by the Residential Placement Task Force. Read more here.
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Montco Sheriff's Office deputies with Camp Millie
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Jim Melwert
November 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies typically have to follow a no-facial hair policy, but for the last few weeks, some of them have been forgoing the razor in the name of No-Shave November and a cause close to their hearts. Read more here.
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