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2 min ago | Paddock Talk

Teenager Lazare Holds Off Thompson For First Series Win At Home In Canada

Canadian teenager Jesse Lazare parried intense pressure from championship leader Colin Thompson over the closing laps to earn his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Related Topix: Porsche 911 GT3, Porsche, Doylestown, PA

4 hrs ago | Philly.com

Radnor looks at expanding trails

The trail would be an invitation to criminals and depress property values, its critics warned, and the proposal to build it over an old railroad bed set off tense debates at public meetings, close votes, and a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Radnor Township, PA, Delaware County, PA, Norristown, PA, Chester, PA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Dead body falls out of coroner van, lands in road

The Bucks County Courier Times reports the accident happened around noon on Friday near a shopping center in Feasterville, Pennsylvania.

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Philly.com

Casey calls for scrutiny of temp-worker fatalities

U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey called Friday for more scrutiny of temporary worker fatalities, citing a man's death at a Bucks County sugar plant last year.

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Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Arts Fest crowds find treasures off the beaten path

While the vendors of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts capture a majority of the attention from festivalgoers, side performances and exhibits create a diverse and well-rounded celebration of the arts.

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Related Topix: State College, PA

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Police: NJ woman faked Pennsylvania assault

Police in Pennsylvania say a woman has admitted to filing false assault charges against her ex-boyfriend to prevent him from getting custody of their child.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA

Examiner.com

Simple summer recipe: Grilled corn salad

Grilled corn on the cob is always a favorite summer side. Mix it up at your next barbecue by putting a twist on this summer staple.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Bar-B-Q

CBS Local

Bucks County Hospital Adopts High-Tech Treatment For Atrial Fibrillation

The procedure is called a cardiac ablation, and it is often used to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, or "A-fib," the most common heart rhythm problem.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Langhorne, PA

NJ.com

Restaurant Profile: OwowCow Creamery in Bucks County

You'll look at the address and wonder why I'm sending you so far off the beaten path for ice cream.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Berks County, PA, Kintnersville, PA, Honey, Cake, Baked Goods

Philly.com

Rev. Robert Nelson McIntyre, 89, Reformed Episcopal pastor

The Rev. Robert Nelson McIntyre, 89, of Doylestown, a pastor in the Reformed Episcopal Church, died Thursday, July 3, of Parkinson's disease at his home.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Parkinson's Disease, Health, Philadelphia, PA, Temple University, Warminster, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Peddler's Village offers family fun at Bluegrass & Blueberries July 12-13

Visit Peddler's Village in Bucks County this weekend , Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, for the second annual Bluegrass & Blueberries Festival .

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Phillymag.com

TanningWoman

On Monday, the Indoor Tanning Regulation Act went into effect in Pennsylvania. The law, passed earlier this year , bans tanning for those under 16 years of age and requires a parent's permission for tanning of 17-year-olds.

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Patch.com

Promenade Construction to Begin Soon, Developer Says

Outstanding waivers needed so that the Promenade development on Sycamore Street can move forward have been granted.

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York Dispatch

York County hotel tax sees setback

The York County hotel tax rate has remained stagnant at 3 percent for 20 years, and a state Senate vote Tuesday ensured it will stay that way a little longer.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

PECO Reports 204,000 Customers In Philadelphia Region Without Power

PECO reports 204,000 customers are without power in the Philadelphia region due to downed trees and power lines from Tuesday's storm.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Weather, Montgomery County, PA, Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia County, PA

Phillymag.com

Day Tripper: Go Castle-Hopping in Doylestown

It sounds absurd, like I'm advising you take a Caribbean vacation to Haiti. But I promise there's substance here-particularly in the Bucks County enclave's collection of out-of-Philly museums you might actually care about, and some faux-medieval castles and forts.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA

CBS Local

Bucks County Extends Hours For Senior Centers During Post-Storm Outages

Officials in Bucks County indicate they are moving quickly to help senior citizens in the wake of power outages in the lower part of the county following last night's severe storms .

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

MyFoxPhilly

Police: New App Could Be Attracting Predators

The endless stream of new apps are hard to keep up with, but parents need to keep pace because local police say they're dealing with a horrific case involving an app they've never even heard of.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Levittown, PA

Patch.com

Mosquito With West Nile Found in Bucks County

A mosquito in Bucks County has tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Home Gardening, Home

Philly.com

1 dead, 2 wounded in Bucks shooting

One man was killed and two were seriously injured in a Bristol Township shooting early Tuesday, casting a pall over a crime-scarred Bucks County neighborhood where at least three homicides have occurred in the last decade.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Levittown, PA

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