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3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, April 20, 2014

Julio Bautista, Lisa A. Heaney and Lisa A. Orneck joined the office at the Upper Mill on Sawkill Avenue in Milford.

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Related Topix: Milford, PA, Dingmans Ferry, PA, Wilkes University, Pennsylvania, Marywood University

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: Local Woman Uses World Experiences To Improve Philadelphia Organization

She grew up in this area, went to college here and now Wendy Voet is the new executive director of WOMEN'S WAY - and she brings a global perspective.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Program focuses on the children of Homewood

On a Wednesday evening in early April, Rochelle Sumpter marched down Hamilton Avenue in Homewood, wearing gray sweats and an iPod clipped to her waist.

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Related Topix: Wilkinsburg, PA, University of Pittsburgh, Standardized Testing, Education

US Pharmacist

Hepatitis C Still a Challenge for HIV Patients

A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that the risk of hepatitis C-associated serious liver disease persists in patients with HIV otherwise benefitting from antiretroviral therapy .

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Technoccult

Is neuro-skepticism in danger of going too far?

Neuroskeptic points to a recent meta-study of neuroimaging critiques conducted by Martha Farah at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Philly.com

Robert Hesse Jr., 91, printing-company executive

Robert Hesse Jr., 91, of Gwynedd Valley, a Philadelphia printing-company executive and community volunteer, died Tuesday, April 15, of respiratory failure at a retirement community in Medford.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Medford, NJ

O-R Online

a Walk a Milea event spotlights gender violence

Dr. William Edmonds, left, dean of admissions at California University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Stephen Whitehead, associate provost at Cal U., participate in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Philly.com

John Paige Darden, teacher, airman

John Paige Darden, 81, of West Mount Airy, a former math and science teacher and deacon, died Tuesday, April 15, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from multiple organ failure.

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Related Topix: Wilberforce University, Ohio, Temple University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Courier News

Students learn importance of trees at Arbor Day celebration in Montgomery

Tree City flags and signs are proudly on display as the township celebrates Arbor Day and its designation as a Tree City, a title it has held for more than 20 years.

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Related Topix: Skillman, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Princeton, NJ, Pittstown, NJ

NBC Philadelphia

Classes Canceled at Pa. University

A water main break that knocked out water service caused official to cancel classes Friday at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's main campus in Cheyney, Pa.

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Related Topix: Cheyney University, Cheyney, PA

Fairfield Citizen-News

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Related Topix: Fairfield University

Medical Daily

Study Links Lack Of Sleep In Young Flies To Lack Of Sex Life; May...

A new study shows that lack of sleep in young fruit flies affects their ability to reproduce in adulthood.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Philly.com

Alice B. Lonsdorf, assistant Penn Law dean, civic leader

Alice Belew Lonsdorf, 89, of Gladwyne, a former assistant dean for alumni affairs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a tireless civic leader, died Thursday, April 10, of pulmonary fibrosis at her home in Waverly Heights.

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Related Topix: Gladwyne, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Independence National Historical Park, US National Parks

CBS Local

Artist Battles City Of Philadelphia To Save Property Taken By Eminent Domain

A world-renowned artist is going head-to-head with the City of Philadelphia to save what he calls his "dream studio" in Mantua.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Hack for Siri gives more powers

A NEW hack for Apple's voice-enabled personal assistant lets you shuffle through your Spotify playlist or adjust the temperature on your airconditioner.

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GlobeNewswire

Feinstein Institute Researcher Publishes New Perspective on Sepsis

In a review published in the April issue of Immunity, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it's time to take a fresh look at the medical community's approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more than 200,000 Americans.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

BroadwayWorld.com

John Legend to Play Van Wezel, 4/27

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist, John Legend comes to the Van Wezel with The All of Me Tour, on April 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, R-N-B, John Legend

Final Call

Higher standards or end of a mission at Southern University?

The discussion is just starting, President Mason said: "I'm not saying we're going to become Yale or Harvard, and there's no plan in place yet, it's just a vision.'

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Related Topix: Southern University, Louisiana, Standardized Testing, Education, Nicholls State University, McNeese State University

Philly.com

William J. Brady Jr., 91, municipal court judge

William J. Brady Jr., 91, of Chestnut Hill, a Philadelphia Municipal Court judge for three decades, died Monday, April 7, of kidney failure at Good Shepherd Penn Partners.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, University of Kansas, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

NCAA proposes new experimental rules to address stalling for 2014 All-Stars

The NCAA is proposing three new experimental rules to address ongoing complaints about stalling and a lack of scoring action, and plans to take them for a test drive at the 2014 NWCA All-Star Classic, the organization announced Tuesday.

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