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  1. Chester County millionaire Richard Ireland faces corruption prosecutors in pay-to-play trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Philly.com

    With former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord lined up as the star prosecution witness, the federal trial of a Chester County businessman in a case alleging pay-to-play corruption got underway Friday. The defendant, Richard Ireland, 79, is charged with seeking to bribe McCord with more than $500,000 in actual or pledged campaign donations secretly funneling much of it through fronts and by promising McCord a high-finance job after he returned to the private sector.

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  2. Salvatore Pronesti, 90, stone mason who left his mark on local buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Philly.com

    Salvatore Pronesti, 90, of Morton, a stone mason who left his mark on many high-profile buildings including the National Memorial Bell Tower in Valley Forge, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, of congestive heart failure at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby. Mr. Pronesti learned the craft from his uncle, Salvatore J. Pronesti.

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  3. How we moved from Washington's Birthday to Presidents' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Philly.com

    Less than two weeks before his 1861 inauguration, Abraham Lincoln raised the flag in front of Independence Hall to mark Washington's Birthday. With the frenzied pace of President Trump's first few weeks, many Americans would like nothing more than a respite from all things Oval Office.

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  4. How much snow fell near you?7 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Emily Babay is a breaking news producer. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.

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  5. Dr. Cyril I. Evian, 68, periodontist and implant specialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Philly.com

    Dr. Cyril I. Evian, 68, of King of Prussia, an acclaimed periodontist who specialized in dental implants, died of cancer Thursday, Jan. 26, at his home. Dr. Evian saw patients for 30 years in offices at the Valley Forge Towers in King of Prussia.

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  6. In first act, new PA treasurer cracks down on pay-to-play feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Philly.com

    Craig R. McCoy is a member of the Inquirer investigative team. His reporting has examined police mistreatment of rape victims, corruption among Pennsylvania public officials, the high dismissal rate in the Philadelphia criminal courts, among other issues.

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  7. Henry Clay Johnson Jr., 85, aerospace engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Philly.com

    Henry Clay Johnson Jr., 85, formerly of Malvern, an engineer who helped develop early communications satellite technology at General Electric, died Friday, Jan. 6. An aerospace engineer, Mr. Johnson was part of a team at General Electric Space Center in Valley Forge in October 1962 that worked on one of the early spy satellites. Using the team's technology, U.S. intelligence officials hoped to snap pictures from a satellite to prove the presence of Soviet missile installations in Cuba just before the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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  8. Feds: Pa treasurer Rob McCord secretly taped millionaire pal nearly 20 times in pay-to-play schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Philly.com

    Craig R. McCoy is a member of the Inquirer investigative team. His reporting has examined police mistreatment of rape victims, corruption among Pennsylvania public officials, the high dismissal rate in the Philadelphia criminal courts, among other issues.

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  9. SugarHouse and Parx casinos tops in 2016 slots revenue growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Philly.com

    SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia and Parx Casino in Bensalem recorded the biggest percentage gains in slots winnings last year among Pennsylvania's 12 casinos, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Thursday. Gamblers' slots losses at SugarHouse reached $181.2 million last year, up nearly 4 percent.

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  10. New Year, new fees: How you'll be paying more in 201713 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Philly.com

    Emily Babay is a breaking news producer. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.

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  11. Sensors, switches, perilous places are the job at TE ConnectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Philly.com

    The multinational also has to manage the hazardous environment on Wall Street, where even very large industrial companies that can't show rising profits are taken over and dismembered. At its glass-walled headquarters on a leafy hillside between Berwyn and Valley Forge, TE has been building models to shed light on the dark places that rely on the company's 500,000 types of connectors, sensors, and switches.

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  12. Shapiro leads Rafferty in race for Attorney General5 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Philly.com

    Democrat Josh Shapiro, who campaigned on a promise to reform the state's criminal justice system, claimed victory late Tuesday over Republican John Rafferty in the race to become Pennsylvania's next attorney general. With 91 percent of the all precincts reporting, Shapiro had 52 percent of the vote, to Rafferty's 47 percent.

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  13. People on the Move: Valley Forge Casino Resort names new president and CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Philly.com

    Valley Forge Casino Resort, King of Prussia, has named Eric Pearson as its new president and chief executive officer. Pearson most recently served as vice president of gaming and revenue enhancement at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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  14. Carmela Foderaro deRivas, 95, a doctor 'truly ahead of her time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Philly.com

    Carmela Foderaro deRivas, 95, formerly of Valley Forge, an Italian immigrant who became one of the Philadelphia area's few female doctors in the 1940s, died Thursday, Oct. 6, of dementia at Dunwoody Village, Newtown Square. Dr. deRivas, who at 4-foot-9 was tiny but not timid, was both a psychiatrist and a health-care administrator, and she combined the two areas of expertise in 1964 when she was appointed the Norristown State Hospital's first female superintendent.

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  15. Last hurrah for 153-year-old Main Line institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Philly.com

    The Fritz family lumber business is going the way of the milkman, the bread truck, and coal deliveries, but customers this weekend will have a chance to buy a piece - or pieces - of a Berwyn institution that dates to the Civil War. Having fallen victim to chain stores, the Great Recession, and lack of interest among family members after five generations of ownership, Fritz Lumber Co.

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  16. JPEGRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Philly.com

    If local mutual-fund giant Vanguard doesn't like a new Pennsylvania law on retirement accounts, will the state reverse it? The law, which took effect Saturday, allows Pennsylvania to seize some retirement accounts three years after they're presumed abandoned - regardless of the account owner's age. Previously, the state waited until individuals reached age 701/2 before seizing retirement accounts and liquidating the portfolios.

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  17. Ex-La Salle football coach scores in comedy hypnotismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Philly.com

    Tim Miller's unusual transition from a gung-ho football coach for 20 years to a gung-ho comedy hypnotist was painless - no sweat, no worries, he says. A strong man with a strong man's confidence in his booming voice, an ironclad handshake, and a self-deprecating grin, he charms strangers braving their first comedy hypnosis as adroitly as he inspired his overmatched football players to endure another losing season.

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  18. Will Civil War-era Chesco barn get school district ax?42 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Philly.com

    While Gen. George Washington and his troops famously endured a winter of privation at Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War, some of his officers, including Benedict Arnold, periodically took shelter at a house on a nearby farm property.

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  19. Robert Bell, educator in DelcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Philly.com

    Robert Dudley Bell Sr., 89, formerly of Drexel Hill, an educator who knew how to play and prompted others to do the same, died Saturday, Aug. 6, of cancer at Shannondell at Valley Forge, a retirement community. A child of the Great Depression, Mr. Bell, who grew up at 50th and Catharine Streets in West Philadelphia, developed a knack for turning household items into toys.

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  20. Pipeline opponents balk at new public-comment process18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Philly.com

    A federal agency that is reviewing the contentious PennEast Pipeline project has upset some activists by rolling out a public-comment process aimed at limiting opportunities for raucous demonstrations. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, an obscure agency that approves interstate pipeline projects, is collecting public comments at six sessions this week in Pennsylvania and New Jersey on its draft environmental-impact statement for the natural-gas pipeline.

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