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2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Pennsylvania ranked among top 10 best beer states in the nation

In an unofficial list by lifestyle site Thrillist, the Keystone State ranked as one of the top 10 best beer states in the nation.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Education circuit riders coming to Pennsylvania

A corps of current and former school administrators is preparing to travel Pennsylvania to mobilize local officials for efforts to revamp K-12 education funding.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

Philadelphia Weekly

Why is SeaWorld giving political money to Pennsylvania lawmakers?

It was billed as "the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits" - and it woke a lot of people up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Senator Pat Toomey, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

YourErie

Titusville Gas and Oil President Fined by DEP

August 26, 2014 - A Pleasantville man has been fined $250,000 by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

ABC News

Philharmonic Violinist Was at Summer Home When Robbers Killed Her

A New York City violinist who was at her summer home was brutally murdered when two men knocked on her door and attempted to rob her, federal authorities said.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

WISN-TV

Wisconsin, Indiana set to defend gay marriage bans

Judges have ruled the same-sex marriage bans in Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia unconstitutional, but some of those rulings are on hold pending appeals.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

JD Journal

Pennsylvania's Babst Calland Adds Four Partners in Charleston

The Pittsburgh-based law firm of Babst Calland announced this week that four well-established West Virginia attorneys have joined the firm's office in downtown Charleston.

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Medical News Today

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections significantly reduced by electronic alerts

A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urinary Tract Infections, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women's Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paul Krugman / Does Gov. Rick Perry really know the secrets to job growth?

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again. What are his chances? Will he once again become a punch line? I have absolutely no idea.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Opinion

The Miami Herald

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: Officials say a northeastern Pennsylvania hotel remains closed following a carbon monoxide leak that sent more than two dozen people to the hospital for treatment.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Dunmore, PA, Boalsburg, PA, Whitehall, PA

JD Supra

Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Appeals Act 13 Ruling to State Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission is asking the state Supreme Court to review a July ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court that strips PPUC of its authority to review and approve local drilling ordinances.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA

Bangor Daily News

Prescription painkiller deaths fall in Maine, other states with legal medical marijuana

Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, University of Pennsylvania

JD Supra

Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission Appeals Act 13 Ruling to State Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission is asking the state Supreme Court to review a July ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court that strips PPUC of its authority to review and approve local drilling ordinances.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

WTAE Project Bundle-Up Online Auction Begins Friday, August 29th

An estimated 400 items will be auctioned online beginning August 29 through September 19 during the 28th Annual WTAE Project Bundle-Up Auction.

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Related Topix: Weather

NorthcentralPa.com

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania's Growing Heroin & Opioid Epidemic Demands Action

Over the past five years, nearly 3,000 heroin-related overdose deaths have been identified in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

The Miami Herald

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: Officials say a northeastern Pennsylvania hotel remains closed following a carbon monoxide leak that sent more than two dozen people to the hospital for treatment.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Dunmore, PA, Boalsburg, PA, Whitehall, PA

PennLive.com

Accident closes all westbound lanes of Route 283 near exit for HIA

A multi-vehicle accident reported on state Route 283 westbound has closed all westbound lanes, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

Examiner.com

Weather History: August 25: Record temps, storms, hail, tropics & flooding

Gustnadoes are short lived vortexes that form in the wind flowing outward from thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Hurricane, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WMDT

Two Dead And One Injured From Two Dover Shootings

Dover Police are investigating two separate shootings resulting in the death of two men and injuring one woman, all within 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Soap Opera, Comedy

The Lebanon Daily News

PA Game Commission considers levying fees to ride trails

A sign marks the Horseshoe trail where it intersects with the Elder's Run Trail on Friday, August 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Kleinfeltersville, PA, Delmont, PA, Guns, Valley Forge, PA

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