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At Large: A 7-Foot Boa in Swarthmore

Swarthmore police have warned you, Swarthmorians: A seven-foot boa is on the loose after it escaped its home on the 300 block of Park Avenue. […]

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Three Philly Suburbs Among America’s Best Small Towns

NewsWorks reports: Two Pennsylvania and one New Jersey suburb have been named in the “America’s 50 Best Small Towns” list compiled by CNN Money roundup, […]

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The Second Powerball Ticket Belongs to a Group of New Jersey Garage Workers

A group of 16 workers in a Ocean County, N.J., garage have stepped forward as the owners of one of three winning tickets in Wednesday’s […]

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Meet Leigh Gallagher, Author of The End of the Suburbs

Your new book says the American Dream is in the middle of a major shift — various forces are making the suburbs unnecessary and undesirable. That’s […]

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Scranton Mourns As Former Governor William Scranton Dies at 96

In sadder Scranton news than we’ve recently brought you, the man whose family gave the town its name died Sunday night in his California retirement […]

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Bensalem Nifty Fifty’s “Total Loss” After Two-Alarm Fire

At 6:48 a.m. this morning, a fire was reported at the Bensalem Nifty Fifty’s. Three hours later, police says the building “appears to be a […]

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Dave Matthews Hitchhiked to Dave Matthews Concert in PA Last Night

Please let this story not spawn a rash of indiscriminate hitchhiking behavior. Last night, a nice, friendly couple was late for a Dave Matthews Band […]

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Is High-Speed Rail Finally Coming to King of Prussia?

Ever wish you could enjoy the splendors of suburban sprawl without all the sprawling, suburban, traffic? At a public meeting tomorrow, SEPTA will unveil plans […]

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Philly Man Accused of Leaving Baby in Sweltering Car While He Gambled

Philly Mag’s Best of Philly issue is coming out next month. I’ll have to talk to the production people, but maybe we can sneak in […]

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Attending One Local College Is “Second-Worst Investment” in the Country

Do you or a loved one attend Valley Forge Christian College? We’re so sorry. A study by PayScale.com has ranked the formerly non-accredited Phoenixville school […]

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Gladwyne Man Arrested for Drunk (Golf Cart) Driving During U.S. Open

Getting drunk and driving golf carts is as American as apple pie. After all, that’s what millions of men do every weekend, to no great […]

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The 13 Worst Commutes in Philadelphia

A new report devoted exclusively to the misery that is commuting to and from Philadelphia, has broken down the very worst routes out there, based […]

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Why People Were Acting Crazy and Climbing Trees at Merion’s 18th Hole

The Inquirer‘s Frank Fitzpatrick has a story today gaming out the likelihood of the U.S. Open ever returning to Merion. Given the spate of negative media […]

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Montco Woman “Guzzles” all the Jell-O Shots at Birthday Party Before Getting Arrested

Thinking of ways to spice up the lame Father’s Day celebration you’ve got planned? Want to make watching the U.S. Open tolerable? Whatever your weekend […]

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Main Line U.S. Open-Haters Incorrectly Referring to Visitors as “Shoobies”

A funny thing happened on the way to the U.S. Open. As practice rounds kicked off on Monday, a few Pennsylvania residents took to Twitter […]