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Deal To Improve Veterans' Health Care Costs $17B

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday. 831 more words

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Two Men Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police have charged two men in connection with a carjacking and hit-and-run crash that killed three children in North Philadelphia.

During a press conference at police headquarters this afternoon, authorities announced numerous charges against 19-year-old Johnathan Rosa and 22-year-old Cornelius Crawford. 252 more words

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Senator Casey Calls On Congress To Provide Long-term Fix For Highway Trust Fund

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey is calling on Congress to avoid the equivalent of a government shut down of federally funded highway projects. 267 more words

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Groups Urge New York To Ban Rat Poisons That Kill Wildlife

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Six groups are petitioning New York State to ban a rat poison that is killing wildlife that feed on the tainted rodents. 334 more words

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"The Pulse" With Bull & Fox Monday 7/28: QB Competition, "Alarmed" With Manziel, Santana

Bull & Fox with Anthony Lima go around the sports world and give “The Pulse” to talk about the early signs in the Browns’ quarterback competition, the report about the Browns being “alarmed” with Johnny Manziel’s offseason actions, Carlos Santana’s hot bat and Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes at Big Ten Media Days. 115 more words

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Police Search For Angry Dad Who Punched Man At Upper Darby Wawa

By Tim Jimenez

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — A confrontation inside an Upper Darby Wawa sent one man to the hospital and police looking for the man who they say knocked him out. 217 more words

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Families Rally Against New York Teacher Tenure Laws

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Seven families from across New York state who want to end teacher tenure rallied at City Hall on Monday.

As WCBS 880′s Jim Smith reported, the families are filing a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure, seniority and disciplinary rules. 258 more words

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