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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The War on The War on Women - Good News from the Front

Each week the Daily Kos group, This Week in the War on Women , covers the most egregious attacks made on women by their elected officials, the right-wing media, Tea-Party and original-flavored Republicans, the religious right, and general misogynists of every race and both genders.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Abortion, Violent Crime

7 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

G-A officials: District faces financial crisis

GREENCASTLE >> If the state's funding distribution method does not change, Greencastle-Antrim School District officials say they would have to take drastic measures to keep afloat financially.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cumberland Valley Christian School's Austin Bock named PA Association ...

CHAMBERSBURG >> Cumberland Valley Christian School senior Austin Bock was awarded $500 through the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers' Foundation Scholarship Program, and was named a merit finalist.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Mercersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Home Healthcare Advocates Honor Secretary of Aging Brian Duke,...

Buchanan's Kim Sokoloski and BAYADA's Government Affairs Director Anita Weinberg have a quick sidebar during the first-ever Champion Awards BAYADA Home Health Care presented their first-ever Champion awards, marking this year's BAYADA Day in Harrisburg.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

KWWL-TV Waterloo

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hillary Clinton, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

ABC 27

Wanted sex offender from Harrisburg arrested in NC

Fontel Waddell, 36, was living under the alias of Nathaniel Kobelt when he was taken into custody Friday at a Greenville apartment, according to the U.S. Marshal's Service.


Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Greenville, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA

Daily Kos

President Obama makes the case for Medicaid

In Thursday's press conference announcing that the Affordable Care Act had reached 8 million exchange enrollees, President Obama was asked whether that would mean Democrats would start campaigning on Obamacare.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US News, Health Insurance, Liberal Political News

Poynter Online

Newseum relents, will display weeklies after protest by editors

A daylong protest by weekly newspaper editors from around the U.S. against the Newseum's snubbing of community journalism resulted in the Washington, D.C., museum changing its policy to include weeklies in its Today's Front Pages exhibit.


Related Topix: Journalism, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Norwalk Citizen News

5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday: Mohammad Hassan Khalid was just 15 and had earned a full scholarship to Johns Hopkins University after just a few years in the United States, where his family was building a new life after leaving Pakistan.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Pennsylvania county to display 'In God We Trust'

The commissioners of a western Pennsylvania county have voted 2-1 to display the national motto, "In God We Trust" on a wall of their meeting room.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO endorses Erin McClelland over John Hugya in PA-12

It's beginning to look certain that Erin McClelland will coast to a primary election victory over fellow Democrat John Hugya.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Critz, Representative Jason Altmire, Democrat, Republican, Representative Keith Rothfus, Allegheny County, PA

US News & World Report

Pennsylvania Teen Convicted of Recording Bullies Wins After Nationwide Outrage

President Barack Obama records students with an iPad on Feb. 4, 2014, at Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Md.


Related Topix: Instagram, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Penn State University Park

Washington Times

9 Pennsylvania colleges target of gender complaint

A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for female students over several decades.


Related Topix: Bloomsburg, PA, Cheyney, PA, Lock Haven, PA, Kutztown, PA, Shippensburg, PA


Pennsylvania Adds 28 Farms, Nearly 2,800 Acres to Preservation Program

Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 2,778 additional acres on 28 farms in 13 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Troy, PA

Digital Game Developer

Pennsylvania's Largest Charter School Receives $750,000 Grant to...

The C.H.E.S.T.E.R. program was created to encourage students to develop positive exercise practices, while educating them on the importance of making healthy food decisions and having a lifelong focus on physical wellbeing.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine


Ten arrests in fugitive roundup in Dauphin County

The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force along with area police departments, state parole agents and county sheriff's deputies wrapped up a successful one day sweep for violent fugitives wanted throughout Dauphin County with an emphasis on Harrisburg.


Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA

Sys-Con Media

Pennsylvania DEP Releases 2014 Susquehanna River Sampling Plan

The plan includes analysis of water quality, water flow, sediment, pesticides, hormones, invertebrates, fish tissue and more.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC 27

Pennsylvania man busted with loaded gun at JFK

Authorities say a Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport after he tried to pass through security with a loaded handgun and a pair of brass knuckles.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Philadelphia, PA, North East, PA

National Public Radio

Experts Say Video Doesn't Show Earhart Wreckage

Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.


The Economist

Urbanisation: Where China's future will happen

For the world's sake, and its own, China needs to change the way it builds and runs its cities "A GREAT city", said Benjamin Disraeli, "a is the type of some great idea.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel,


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