April 22, 2015 RSS feed / State

Nurtured by church, immigrants await pope

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ly Nguyen and his family knew little about Philadelphia when they moved here from Vietnam more than 20 years ago, but they knew where to turn for help — the Roman Catholic Church.  More...

Mismanagement of claims in Philly an unusual case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs official overseeing benefits is rejecting notions that mismanagement at its Philadelphia office points to a broader, department-wide problem in handling veterans’ claims and says an internal review w More...

Man impersonates plainclothes cop to rob victims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are searching for a man who they say is impersonating a cop to rob unsuspecting victims in the Philadelphia-area.  Philadelphia police Lt. More...

Governor ends asset test for food stamps

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced Tuesday it’s ending a rule that prevented people with some minimal personal assets from collecting food stamps, saying it would save the state millions of dollars a More...

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