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Posts published in “Day: June 11, 2018”

Governor Phil Murphy signs sports betting bill into law

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill allowing sports betting at state casinos and racetracks.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Philly police get advanced training to avoid use of deadly force

Philadelphia police are receiving some advanced training to teach officers how to de-escalate situations without using deadly force, even when they encounter highly combative citizens.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Consumer Reports tests best robotic vacuums

If you have a full-size vacuum to deep-clean your carpets, you might consider getting a little helper for daily pickups. The prices of robotic vacuums are dropping.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

PennDOT: Schuylkill Expressway flooding caused by clogged pipe

This is the second time the roadway has flooded in as many months; however, officials say this is not the new normal.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Adam Joseph's home hit by flash flooding

Action News meteorologist Adam Joseph is sharing his experience with flash flooding as an example of how powerful water can be.
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Woman found dead after Hamilton Twp, Mercer Co. fire; police investigating

A woman was found dead after a weekend fire in Mercer County, New Jersey, but the cause of her death remains under investigation.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

'IHOP' name change: 'IHOb' stands for International House of Burgers

After 60 years as IHOP, the International House of Pancakes has changed its name, including its Twitter handle, to be more burger-centric.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

'We don't want any beef with you:' Restaurants react to IHOP's name change to IHOb

Burger joints around the country are not happy with IHOP’s name change to IHOb: International House of Burgers.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Flash Flooding This Morning

Meteorologist Cecily Tynan says flooding on roads and small streams is possible this morning. The afternoon looks dry and much nicer.
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Woman shot, killed by police in Deptford Township; man being sought

The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office said they are investigating a police-involved shooting in Deptford Township.
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New Location and Concept Art Unveiled for Proposed Reading Skatepark

Plans for the Reading Skatepark are steadily moving forward! The public gathered for the second planning meeting in May at Canal Street Pub and Restaurant. The meeting showcased the new concept art fo
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Pennsylvania Glassworks receives $100,000 public investment

READING – Pennsylvania Glassworks Co. recently received $100,000 from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, state Rep. Tom Caltagirone has announced.
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Power of the Purse gives $35,660 to programs supporting Berks County women and girls

READING, PA – A group of Berks County women has donated $35,660 to programs that aim to reduce teen pregnancy, increase leadership development in girls, and get victims of domestic violence back into
Source: bctv