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Today, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4:00 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Political consultant pleads guilty in attempt to conceal campaign finance-related fraud

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Political consultant Gregory Naylor, 66 years of age, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal agents and misprision of a felony in connection with his role in attempting to conceal two campaign finance-related fraud schemes. According to court documents, the charges stem from Naylor’s participation in two campaign finance-related…

Ed Rendell fundraises for third term

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding news that former Governor Ed Rendell is taking part in a Bucks County fundraiser for his third term. While actually a fundraiser for Rendell’s former chief tax collector and protégé, multi-millionaire Secretary Tom Wolf, it’s clear Ed Rendell hopes…

WHO report on regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

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The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being held 13-18 October 2014, in Moscow. E-cigarettes and similar devices are frequently marketed by manufacturers…