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Philadelphia Welcomes Woman Sentenced To Death in Sudan For Being Christian

By Kim Glovas and Justin Udo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for practicing Christianity landed this afternoon at Philadelphia International Airport on her way to her new home in the United States. 306 more words


Jenkintown Teacher Gets Probation After Pleading Guilty to Sex With Student

By Brad Segall

JENKINTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — The former athletic director for the Jenkintown (Montgomery County) School District will spend the next five years on probation, after… 168 more words


Philadelphia Business Community Sets Five-Year Agenda For Regional Growth

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce today launched a project to boost economic growth throughout the area.

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Pa. House Cancels Vote on Cigarette Tax To Help Philadelphia Schools

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — As predicted by at least one state lawmaker, Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania House this afternoon suddenly canceled a vote scheduled for Monday on a proposed Philadelphia cigarette tax to benefit Philadelphia public schools. 267 more words


New Help in Roxborough for Homeless Teenage Moms

By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A ribbon cutting today in Roxborough brings a new start for homeless teenage mothers and their children.  Renovations at a social service agency there are giving them access to permanent housing. 202 more words


Gov. Christie Tells NJ Lawmakers It's Time For Action on Bail Reform

By David Madden

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey governor Chris Christie today pleaded with legislators in a special session to pass a bail reform package immediately. 219 more words