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PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Jenkintown and four borough officials is continuing.

The Alice Paul House in White Township will receive a $750,000 grant from the Department of Community & Economic Development, paving the way for the beginning of its major expansion project, according to state Sen. Don White, R-Indiana, and Rep.-elect Jim Struzzi.

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WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to end U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in the strongest show of bipartisan defiance against President Donald Trump’s defense of the kingdom over the killing of a dissident journalist.

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After years of criminal and unethical conduct, it appears that, at age 52, Michael Cohen is in search of his better self. Before his sentencing, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer pledged to the court to “become the best version of myself."  It is hard to gauge what that version might look like since we have never seen even the hint of it in Cohen.

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This week marks significant progress in the fight for criminal justice reform. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will bring the FIRST STEP Act — a measure with strong bipartisan support that would, among other things, give some people in federal prison the chance for early release — to the floor for a vote. 

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Equal justice under law is an American ideal, but most Americans don’t find out how badly our civil justice system fails in that promise until their lives become its collateral consequence.

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According to a new report this week from Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, independent pharmacies in the state are being forced to sign contracts with “pharmacy benefit managers” that include onerous terms just to stay in business. And those terms don’t just hurt the small, local businesses in question – they are likely to drive up prescription drug costs for customers, too.

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Even as a Reuters study stated Sunoco as ranking third-worst among pipeline companies for incidents from 2010 to 2017, a Public Utilities Commission administrative law judge Tuesday ruled against an attempt to shut Mariner East 2 down and halt operations on an existing line.

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NORRISTOWN — A Norristown woman is banned from ever owning or caring for a dog after she was convicted of animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of her dog, Cam, after he was left outside in sub-zero temperatures in January.