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Win in court doesn't assure more Pennsylvania school funding

Feb. 08, 2023 19:52 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is the latest state where the public school funding system was found to be unconstitutional, but the experience in other states suggests there's no guarantee of swift, significant or longstanding change for the poorer school districts that sued in hopes of...

Police officer shot twice during vehicle investigation

Feb. 08, 2023 18:08 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot and critically wounded during a vehicle investigation, and two suspects were being sought, authorities said Wednesday. Officials said the officer was shot at least twice shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in west...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Feb. 08, 2023 14:28 PM EST

Philadelphia Daily News/Inquirer. February 5, 2023. Editorial: Keep Glen Mills Schools closed The state rightly shut down the reform school in 2019 after The Inquirer exposed decades-long child abuse and cover-ups. The decision to reopen lacks real assurances that...

Super Bowl has rare matchup of top 2 regular-season teams

Feb. 08, 2023 13:18 PM EST

This year's Super Bowl features a rare matchup of the NFL’s top two teams from the regular season. The Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs were the league's only 14-game winners, marking just the sixth time since the 1970 merger that the squads with sole possession of the...

Super Bowl teams have good backup QB plans

Feb. 08, 2023 09:01 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — If all goes according to plan Sunday, the only time football fans will see Kansas City's Chad Henne or Philadelphia's Gardner Minshew during the Super Bowl will be on the sideline, holding a clipboard, talking on a headset or offering encouragement to teammates. But...

FMC: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 19:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — PHILADELPHIA (AP) — FMC Corp. (FMC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $273.9 million. The Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of $2.17 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.37 per share. ...

Eagles GM Howie Roseman again shows his resilience

Feb. 07, 2023 17:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The “Howie! Howie! Howie” chants at the team’s send-off party in Philadelphia followed Eagles general manager Howie Roseman to Super Bowl opening night. They were yelling obscenities at Roseman not too long ago. The once-exiled executive who was...

Aramark: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 06:45 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aramark Holdings Corp. (ARMK) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $74.2 million. The Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs,...

Nets' Irving drama makes other East contenders look stable

Feb. 07, 2023 04:43 AM EST

Blake Griffin is no stranger to trade drama. He was dealt from the Clippers to the Pistons in 2018, and last season he was playing for the Brooklyn Nets when they sent James Harden to Philadelphia in a February blockbuster. These days, Griffin is with the Boston Celtics, who seem...

Super Bowl opening night returns with energetic atmosphere

Feb. 06, 2023 23:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Nick Sirianni answered questions about Rocky, Santa Claus and even which of his players on the Philadelphia Eagles he’d want to date his 5-year-old daughter when she grows up. Welcome to Super Bowl opening night where football talk gives way to the wild and wacky. ...