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Parishioners say it’s a miracle that no one was harmed when a deadly tornado hit a Texas church on Saturday night. About 45 people had gathered to honor high school graduates at the parish hall of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Emory, a town outside of Dallas, Texas. They received a warning to…
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A new columnist at The New York Times and his views on climate change have prompted some readers to cancel their subscriptions in protest. In his first column for the Times, Bret Stephens said advocates for climate policy can take a lesson from Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign and her reliance on data to predict…
04.30 / 20:35
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A line of deadly storms that spawned tornadoes and caused flooding in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and Mississippi had claimed at least eight lives by Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The storms were expected to roll into Alabama later Sunday and then move northward along a line that extends to Michigan. Seventeen million people are under some…
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The protesters chant in English, then in Spanish, as they belt out their rallying cry. “The people, united, will never be defeated!” “El pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!” Winston-Salem’s leaders are hours away from deciding whether to declare this a “welcoming city” for immigrants. And at a rally on the steps of City Hall, supporters […
04.30 / 20:35
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Workers at Bloomingdale’s flagship store in New York City might walk off the job Monday over a pay dispute. The department store’s employees and the union that represents them are in a standoff with the company over how workers are paid, paving the way for the possible strike. The issue is online sales. When customers…
04.30 / 20:35
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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP – A 1-year-old boy drowned in a small pond in his yard Sunday morning, officials s…
04.30 / 20:27
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A 10-year-old girl was killed Sunday morning when a tree fell across campers in Colerain…
04.30 / 20:27
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A celebration of families and healthy kids at the Pottstown High School on Saturday afternoon was an affair to remember. Hundreds of people attended the 11th annual PEAK Pottstown Celebrates Young Children event which was combined with the local YMCA Healthy Kids…
04.30 / 20:25
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PHOENIXVILLE >> A driver involved in two hit-and-run accidents and who led a chase through sections of Valley Forge National Historical Park, Schuylkill Township and Phoenixville has been arrested, Phoenixville Police confirmed Sunday. Rasheem Russell, 38, of Philadelphia, faces charges of reckless endangerment and accidents involving other vehicles, along with other related traffic offenses, after police say he caused two accidents and tried to get…
04.30 / 20:25
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If local Trump rally-goers were to have given their candidate a letter grade for his first 100 days in office, it would probably be – forgive the cliché – an “A for effort…
04.30 / 20:25
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A passenger was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in Dover Township, according to the York County Coroner’s O…
04.30 / 19:54
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On Easter Weekend, one of the many groups fighting to stop the Black on Black violence in the streets, and at home, held its 7th Annual Homewood March for Peace, but without its founder, the late Rev. Eugene “Freedom” Blackwell. Reverend Blackwell, founder of the House of Manna Ministries, began the march to bring people [&#…
Black Cable & TV Ratings for Week of April 17 – 23(April 27, 2017) Black TV viewers flocked to cable programs in greater number than broadcast TV offerings during the third week of April, as signaled by the No.1 cable show, “Love & Hip Hop” delivering 500,000 more viewers than “Empire.”This pattern is consistent with…
As a member of student government at Carlow University, Taylore Nacey is used to being made “very aware” of when people are unhappy. But she realizes she can’t fix everything. One evening about a month ago, Nacey’s phone started ringing off the hook. Students were leaving frantic messages about President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal […]…
(TriceEdneyWire.com)—Among other non-academic activities in our contemporary society, all public school children are introduced to vital, emergency life saving drills.  Fire drills, lock-down drills, shelter-in-place drills and tornado drills are all common to our students, and welcomed by parents and concerned family members.  If asked, most students can easily explain the purpose and intricacies of [&#…
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a full bathtub with a razor. We see her slice into her skin, we see the blood pour out, hear her cry and struggle to breathe. Then she is still. The suicide of the heroine […
LaRue R. Kessler, 88, of Altoona and formerly of Sandy Ridge, died Friday, April 28, 2017, at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Altoona. Born March 16, 1929, she was a daughter of Ernest and Bernice (Boyer) Reese, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a 1947 graduate of the former Philipsburg…
04.30 / 19:21
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Rescuers searched for survivors Sunday and authorities canvassed the damage after tornadoes and severe flooding killed at least seven people in four states. Also Sunday, the storm claimed its first fatality in Mississippi as it continued east, bringing the total of known dead to seven.The fatalities began on Saturday: Four were killed when at least…
04.30 / 19:21
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An East Donegal man has been charged with fatally shooting his 89-year-old father-in-law in East Donegal…
04.30 / 19:13
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXN2dU28LCE During a "very friendly" phone conversation, President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, signaling a massive shift in attitude from the U.S. toward a leader known best for inciting an extrajudicial war on drugs in his country that's killed more than 7,500 people. Duterte also publicly attacked Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, multiple times last year, once calling Obama the "son of a whore," before…
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