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2 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

PGW Nightmare: Family Has Gas Shut Off Over a oeSecreta Gas Line

LiRon Anderson-Bell and her husband Glenn relocated from Blue Bell to a big house in the Overbrook Farms neighborhood of Philadelphia in 2003 after they fell in love with the tree-lined community just minutes from the Eastern edge of the Main Line.

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Castine Historical Society Annual Meeting to Feature Talk on Historic House Interiors

The Castine Historical Society will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 27 beginning at 4:00 pm in the Mitchell Room on the lower level of the Abbott School on the Castine town common.

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Related Topix: Castine, ME, University of Wisconsin Madison, Camden, ME

6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Chicago hostage crisis continues

Two offenders have now released four children, including two 1-year-olds, but police say they are still holding two children and two adults hostage at a home in Harvey.

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But, Edward Herman , Professor Emeritus of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, has argued air max 1 sale that the news media also participate as corporate contributors to the market system.

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13 hrs ago | Philly.com

A way with Mutter

UNLIKE well-known Philadelphia landmarks that bear such famous names as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the Mutter Museum's namesake is a relatively mysterious fellow.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA, Medicine, Surgery, The Devil in the White City, Books, Drexel University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Brain On The Brain

Schizophrenia is one of the worst diseases affecting mankind today, according to Daniel R. Weinberger, Chautauqua Institution's Tuesday morning lecturer.

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The Triangle

NSF awards University $3M for minority STEM participation

Drexel University was awarded a $3,175,000 grant from the National Science Foundation July 30 to increase the number of ethnic minority students completing degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Related Topix: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Cheyney University, Delaware State University

Education Week

'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say

Inventor Thomas A. Edison once famously said, "Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration."

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Psychology, Science, Texas, University of Texas at Dallas

Knowledge@Wharton

NIIT Technologies' Sudhir Chaturvedi: Companies Have to Decide What They Need from Big Data

Big data and predictive analytics are creating a big buzz across industries. They are seen as critical tools for making fast and accurate business decisions and a huge source of competitive advantage.

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Chattanoogan.com

Bess T. Shepherd, East Lake Elementary Win Annenberg Grants

In partnership with Hamilton County Department of Education, PEF announced two grants totaling $100,000 from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children to Bess T. Shepherd Elementary and East Lake Elementary on Friday at celebrations in each school.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Medical News

Penn researchers analyze clinical practice guidelines

The common thought in the medical community is that the randomized, controlled trial is the gold standard in medical research.

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Daily Kos

Economics Daily Digest: With inequality, it's women and children first

The burden of inequality falls more heavily on poor women, says Patricia Cohen, because they are more likely to be raising a family and get little support for the "second shift" of household management.

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TechNewsWorld

Hotel's Robotic Butler Is Not Quite 'Rosie'

Aloft Hotels this week announced the launch of a new, robotic "butler" at the company's Cupertino, Calif., location.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Robots, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Philly.com

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Bucks County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Mail

'If you find me dead, Thomas Hoey did it': Chilling note left by...

'If you find me dead, Thomas Hoey did it': Chilling note left by 'abused' Ivy League-educated girlfriend of banana tycoon... but she's standing by him after he admitted to not calling 911 when another mistress fatally overdosed on cocaine Thomas Hoey, the millionaire owner of Long Island Banana Corp, faces four years in prison for allegedly beating ... (more)

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Women Founders Outpace Male Counterparts In Certain Types of Kickstarter Funding

Nerval's Lobster writes Women outpace men when it comes to raising money for technology projects through crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Times Herald

Hospitalizations, deaths for heart disease fall

George Farrelly of Springfield, Pa., has his blood pressure taken by nurse manager Rhoda Collick at the General Clinical Research Center at the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania.

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Wall Street Journal

Blame Employers, Not Workers, for Any Skills Gap, Economist Says

Ever since the the recession, job openings have far outpaced the number of people being hired.

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YourErie

Campus - Move-In' Days" Help

Harrisburg - Face it. Summer's almost over. You can sense it on college campuses, which are getting ready to welcome back students for the start of another new academic year.

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Related Topix: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

WPTV Local News

Obama under pressure to speak out on race

Although President Barack Obama is under increasing pressure to speak out more forcefully on the growing unrest in Ferguson, Mo., he's waded in only gently on issues of race throughout his presidency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Riot, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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