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LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Price of a baby boa constrictor: $300. Service bill for dismantling the dashboard of a 2005 Ford F-150 to retrieve a baby boa constrictor: About $1,300 before discount.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - More than four decades after her brother vanished from the Philadelphia Naval Hospital, Virginia Cleary learned the young Marine's body was found along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1968 and buried in an unmarked grave.
A pair of developers are overhauling 48th and Brown Streets in the Mill Creek section of Philadelphia with two rental complexes that, when construction is completed, will total 120 units.
Has Amtrak abandoned its vision of 220-mile-per-hour bullet trains speeding up and down the Northeast Corridor? The railroad recently issued draft specifications for new trains to replace its existing Acelas that call for 160 m.p.h. trains, not the 220 m.p.h. versions Amtrak said in January that it was seeking.
What more does a university want? What more can a team do? The Temple University men's gymnastics team - cut on Friday along with six other varsity squads as of July 1 - won its conference the last two seasons, and 18 of the last 36.
A group of entrepreneurs whose trendy restaurants helped jump-start Asbury Park's resurgence at the Jersey Shore is turning its attention to Burlington City, a distressed Delaware River community on the other side of the state.
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke is an accomplished old-school pol, a disciple of John Street. He is a master of prerogatives, mostly for the self-important body he governs.
Joseph P. "Reds" McAfee, 91, an elusive running back who played in one of the most famous upsets in college football history, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, of heart failure at the Solana Horsham development. He had lived in Horsham for many years.
WHITEMARSH The audience at St. Thomas Church in Whitemarsh clapped loudly for the holiday songs the Keystone State Boychoir sang at its three concerts Saturday. But the loudest applause came after the songs they sang to honor Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and antiapartheid leader, who died Thursday at 95.
WASHINGTON - The Senate was in recess the week ending Dec. 6. Here's how area House members voted on major issues:
PHILADELPHIA Walking into federal court each morning, Alyson Borgesi, wife of reputed Philadelphia mob consigliere George Borgesi, has made a habit of greeting those present with a now familiar refrain.
About a dozen houses line the West Philadelphia alley where Christian Massey was killed over a pair of headphones a week ago.
Preparing to play Jesus requires plenty of prayer, says Tim Hunt, who returns to the role for this year's Living Nativity at Fellowship Community Church in Mount Laurel.
PHILADELPHIA When John Christinzio was a kid, he spent a month in school learning about World War II. Today, he said, it is just a "blip" on the school calendar, five days at most.
Wes Pedersen, 91, a former Foreign Service officer and U.S. Information Agency writer who prided himself on forecasting world events with an acumen that eluded his higher-ups, died Dec. 4 at the Carriage Hill Bethesda (Md.) nursing home. The cause was a heart ailment, said his son, Eric Pedersen.
British jazz pianist and composer Stan Tracey, 86, died Friday, his son Clark said. He had cancer.
Phillips Simkin, 69, a Philadelphia artist who created installations using his humor and off-the-wall artistic vision, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, of congestive heart failure at his home.
Fred Waters, 86, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to construction of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, died Wednesday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., after several years of failing health, his daughter Karen Wiley said Thursday.
Pierre Aliker, a politician who fought for independence from French rule for his native Caribbean island of Martinique for over half a century, has died at age 106.