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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

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A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. More>>

PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

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A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest... More>>

Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies Video included

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We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school. More>>

A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City

By The Associated Press Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978: More>>

Here's what happens when a casino closes down

When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Here's a look at what takes place behind the scenes: More>>

Social Media Working To Save Pets Abandoned In A Local Home Video included

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Concern is growing for the health and safety of some pets left alone on these hot summer days. More>>

Old City Fire Station Reopens After Burning Down

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A fire station in Old City went up in flames, almost a year ago. Since then firefighters have been serving its community while based out of another location. More>>

Man Arrested For 'Upskirting' In Radnor Supermarket Video included

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Police say the suspect was doing what is known as up skirting….where you take your cell phone and secretly record up a woman's skirt without them knowing. More>>

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

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Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward... More>>

Fire in Wildwood causes power outage

Power has been completely restored to customers who lost power due to a fire in Wildwood Friday morning. More>>

Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

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The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. More>>

Philadelphia School District lays off 17 employees

The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions. More>>

Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot Video included

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Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

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1 horse euthanized after 2 escape New Jersey home

One of two horses that escaped a northern New Jersey property has been put down. More>>

Teen Drowns Retrieving Soccer Ball From Pond

Authorities say a teenager drowned while reportedly trying to retrieve a soccer ball from a recreational reservoir in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Police: Woman Dies After Being Hit By 3 Cars Video included

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A woman has died after being hit by three cars in Philadelphia's Logan section. Police say two of the vehicles drove off, and they're still searching for one of them.


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Parade Sunday To Honor Broomall-Newtown Babe Ruth Champs Video included

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We want to say congratulations this morning to Broomall-Newtown Baseball, which now has two Babe Ruth World Series winners in one year!

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Firm: Money from closed casinos should stay in AC

A Wall Street firm predicts much of the money that had been going to three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in Atlantic City after they're gone. More>>

In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

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The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date. More>>

Sunshine, Sandy recovery boost shore summer biz

Good weather and a wider awareness that the Jersey shore has made great strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one. More>>

Cyber Terrorists Hack Some Of The Nation's Biggest Banks Video included

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A huge data breach is affecting five major banks. Federal officials say they were hacked by cyber terrorists. What exactly happened? And can we protect ourselves or prevent it?


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Security Ramping Up For 'Made In America' Festival Video included

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Philadelphia is gearing up for the big Labor Day weekend "Made in America" concert on the parkway. Find out what you need to know if you are planning on attending, and what you should not bother to bring.

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  • PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

    PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:15:46 GMT
    A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest...
    A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest...
  • Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies

    Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:15:25 GMT
    We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school.
    We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school.
  • Summer Heat Returns

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:11:25 GMT

    The rest of the holiday weekend continues to look warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.

    The heat and humidity will continue to expand Sunday into Labor Day. There is a risk of scattered showers and thunderstorms both day.  Best chance will be in the afternoon and evening. 

    Sunday (88/69): Clouds/Storm

    Monday (90/71): Clouds/Storm

    Tuesday (92/72): Clouds/Storm

     

     

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  • Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

    Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:30:35 GMT
    The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
    Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
  • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:00:29 GMT
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...
  • Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

    Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:01:40 GMT
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
    The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

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  • The Comeback Down The Shore

    The Comeback Down The Shore

    All summer "Good Day" is heading down the shore, and you're invited down for some Friday fun in the sun!
    All summer "Good Day" is heading down the shore, and you're invited down for some Friday fun in the sun!
  • FOX Unfiltered

    FOX Unfiltered

    If you think your opinion doesn't matter to us here at FOX 29, think again!
    If you think your opinion doesn't matter to us here at FOX 29, think again!
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  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Ferguson - What now, America?

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Ferguson - What now, America?

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:31:27 GMT
    The streets in Ferguson are calming now. The Attorney General of the United States has arrived. The media will soon get distracted with the next catastrophe, and Ferguson will go on. There will be a trial probably. Will it be enough?
    The streets in Ferguson are calming now. The Attorney General of the United States has arrived. The media will soon get distracted with the next catastrophe, and Ferguson will go on. There will be a trial probably. Will it be enough?
  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: A righteous voice from the Ferguson chaos

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: A righteous voice from the Ferguson chaos

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:21:50 GMT
    Charlie heads to the frontlines of Ferguson and finds a voice of reason and bravery against impossible odds.
    Charlie heads to the frontlines of Ferguson and finds a voice of reason and bravery against impossible odds.
  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: NAFTA

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: NAFTA

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:33:57 GMT
    NAFTA is 20 years old. Back then it promised us it would create jobs for all of us and stop the wave of illegal immigration from Mexico. So what happened to those jobs and why are the immigrants still coming?
    NAFTA is 20 years old. Back then it promised us it would create jobs for all of us and stop the wave of illegal immigration from Mexico. So what happened to those jobs and why are the immigrants still coming?
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