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nurses who will strike against Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland on Sunday morning.
days, how long the nurses plan to stay out.
days, how long the hospital says it had to agree to in order to bring in adequate staff to run the facility. That means 3 additional days off the job for the union nurses.
community leaders who will be getting postcards from the union detailing their position.
million dollars, how much the union says Crozer will pay to bring in nurses, paying them a minimum of $55 an hour.
, as in IBEW Local 654, which finds itself in the middle of a dustup in the 26th District state Senate race between Tom McGarrigle and John Kane.
, age of Darby man who was acquitted of all charges connected to a shooting in which a 12-year-old girl was hit.
dollars in jewelry stolen from a store in Wilmington.
persons nabbed on drug charges in Upper Darby as part of an undercover police sting.
options being considered as Upper Darby looks to redraw its political districts.
grader who told authorities she was the victim of a luring in Ridley Park.
pounds of copper wire swiped from a Delaware power plant. 1 man is in custody in the heist.
, age of Eric Frein, a survivalist with an ax to grind against cops, who is now wanted in the fatal shooting of 1 Pa. state trooper and wounding of a 2nd in an ambush attack outside their barracks.
, age of student who police alleged was involved in a sexual relationship with a band teacher at Central Bucks High School South.
dollar a pack cigarette tax in Philly to help fund city schools that got OK by a House panel yesterday.
percent of Americans who are sporting ‘abdominal obesity, according to new study. That’ the pear shape noted by extra weight collecting around your middle.
American troops headed to Africa to help in the war against the spread of the Ebola virus.
patients at Children’s Hospital in Philly who have been diagnosed with the Enterovirus.
Atlantic City casinos that have now shut their doors. Trump Plaza closed yesterday.
point spike for the stock market yesterday.
losses for Phils starter A.J. Burnett.
runs on 8 hits surrendered by Burnett.
loss for the Phils last night out in San Diego.
loss for the Union to the Sounders in the Open Cup.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Darren Sproles has been the Eagles MVP through 2 games.
I Don’t Get It:
A group of well-dressed Preppy types is being sought by police in the brutal attack on a gay couple in Philly.
Kudos to surveillance video. Police say their phones are ringing off the hook with tips in connection with the attack.
“It is neither easy nor inexpensive to find nurses willing and able to travel into different hospital under stressful conditions and provide the level of care our community expects.”
- Grant Gegwich, spokesman for Crozer-Chester Medical Center, on bringing in outside nurses to staff the hospital in the event of a strike.