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Bank robber known as Straw Hat Bandit in Bucks County found guilty -

It's an age-old dating debate: When it comes to finding love, what matters most? Looks or personality? Well, one new app is trying to answer that question by taking looks out of the equation, at least at first.

"I'm outraged and hurt because I feel that my son... was denied access to a college not because he failed to work... hard enough, but because wealthy individuals felt that it was OK to lie, cheat, steal and bribe their children's way into a good college."

RT @KatieKatro6abc: According to @SEPTA they have apprehended a person of interest at around 3pm at 15th&Market and that person is in custo…

: President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.

President George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully has been named the recipient of the 2019 Paw of Courage award.

RT @JeffSkversky: Bryce Harper will have X-Rays on his right ankle but Phillies manager Gabe Kapler says he is NOT super concerned right no…

This cheer prodigy has enough pep for all of us – and she's only 4-years-old! 😲

This bar transports you to a beach paradise! But first you have to find the entrance. 🤫

HARPER HURT: @Phillies star Bryce Harper was hit by a 96 mph pitch on his ankle and limped off during a spring training game Friday.

UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Edward Heston School in West Philadelphia after boys come in contact with white powder:

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

RT @BobBrooks6abc: If you are wondering how the incident at Wissahickon High School happened today here is the school district’s account. @…

If you're looking for the perfect way to say thank you to your favorite teacher, maybe a luxury cruise will do the job.

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The following newsbots are running on this instance:

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