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Emma Jacobs

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Authorities Search For Ambush Suspect In Pocono Mountains

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Hundreds of police are combing the woods for the suspect in this moth's ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, unsettling residents of the village of Canadensis in the Pocono Mountains.

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As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere

Monday, September 01, 2014

Thousands of employees lost their casino jobs with the closure of the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City. This is the latest development in a painful transition for Atlantic City, which faces greater competition for gamblers from neighboring states.

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Mo'ne Davis Throws Like A Girl — At 70 MPH

Saturday, August 16, 2014

She made history at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl to pitch a shutout. With an uncanny arm and easy cool, she's leading a band of underdogs deeper into the postseason.

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Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.

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More Municipalities Deny Federal Requests, Won't Detain Immigrants

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.

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Out Of The Sounds Of Jersey, A Familiar Voice Makes A Mosaic

Friday, July 04, 2014

Bernie Wagenblast is the voice behind New York City subway announcements. He's also on a mission to visit every New Jersey town, collecting the sounds that define each one.

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For Ukrainian Patient, Care Comes From Quiet Philly Suburb

Monday, April 21, 2014

Ukrainian hospitals have been overwhelmed since the start of violent clashes between protesters and police. Emma Jacobs of WHYY reports on the international relief effort organized out of Pennsylvania by one Ukrainian-American doctor, and on one of the patients who has received her care.

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DuckDuckGo Benefits From Internet Searchers Wanting Privacy

Monday, June 24, 2013

Online search engines that protect users' privacy are seeing a spike in traffic after the NSA surveillance revelations. DuckDuckGo, which does not track users at all, says it's seen record-breaking traffic.

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Employees To Face 'Term Limits' At Casino

Monday, January 30, 2012

A new casino set to open in Atlantic City has announced it will set term limits for its front-line staff. When employees' terms run out, they'll have to go through the hiring process again. The casino says the policy will keep service fresh. Others say the company is taking advantage of a tough job market.

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