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Landmarks Locally, Worldwide Go Dark For 'Earth Hour'

By Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Go dark to go green — that’s what city buildings all around the world did for one hour Saturday. 149 more words


Sestak Ends Journey Across State As Part Of US Senate Bid

OHIOVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak says he hopes his walk across Pennsylvania will ease what he called the country’s biggest deficit — a “trust deficit” between politicians and the people who elect them. 107 more words


Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Restarted After Repairs Completed

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s oldest operating nuclear power plant is once again working at full power.

The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township resumed normal operations Saturday. 127 more words


Police: On-Duty Philadelphia Officer Arrested For DUI, Assault

By Dan Wing, Matt Rivers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer is in hot water after allegedly showing up drunk at the station in a patrol car early Saturday morning and allegedly assaulting a supervisor. 170 more words


'Shofusu Japanese House & Garden' Opens With Cherry Blossom Season Approaching

By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A well-known garden in Fairmount Park is now open for visitors.

Folks eager for nicer weather will be happy to hear that Philadelphia’s Shofusu Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park has officially opened for the season. 129 more words


7 Injured, 3 Critically, In East Flatbush, Brooklyn Fire

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Seven people were injured Saturday and three were reported in critical condition when a fire broke out in an East Flatbush, Brooklyn residence. 337 more words


Pet Food Pantry Set To Launch In Camden County

By John McDevitt

CAMDEN, NJ. (CBS) — A community pet food assistance program will launch next month in Camden County, New Jersey.

The Camden County Pet Food Pantry will open in four locations the second Saturday of every month, starting April 11. 96 more words