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Patient at Pennsylvania hospital doesn't have Ebola

Feb. 6, 2019 3:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's health department says Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of a patient's illness at a Philadelphia hospital. Penn Medicine had said the patient at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was being tested for the potentially deadly illness even though officials...

Businessman and philanthropist Raymond Perelman dies at 101

Jan. 15, 2019 5:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Raymond Perelman, a businessman who built a fortune buying and selling factories and became one of the Philadelphia region's greatest philanthropists, has died. He was 101. He died Monday night, his son Ronald Perelman said in a statement. In 2011, Perelman donated $225 million to the...