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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Michigan State University, US News, Liberal Political News

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

7 hrs ago | Law.com

Do Pennsylvania Citizens With Prior Criminal Convictions Have a Legal Right to Work?

In some employment situations, an Employer can use a person's prior conviction as a bar to employment.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA

12 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Corporate Spending Cap in Pennsylvania Nixed

In the wake of Citizens United , Pennsylvania cannot limit the fundraising activities of political committees that make only independent expenditures, a federal judge ruled.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Supreme Court, US News

16 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Public urged to help keep foreign beetle from entering Pennsylvania

Agriculture Secretary George Greig today encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, State College, PA, Entomology

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Pennsylvania senior deputy attorney general joining Pittsburgh law firm

Laurel Brandstetter , Pennsylvania senior deputy attorney general, will join Pittsburgh law firm Leech Tishman Sept.

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19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Announces Improvements to Environmental Health Complaint Processes

"The improvements we're announcing today will further enhance these efforts and reflect our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health needs of all Pennsylvanians."

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

23 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Rock-throwing that injured teacher goes to court

The preliminary hearing at the county courthouse in Lewisburg involves the criminal case against four teenagers who are accused of a July 10 crime spree that included dropping a rock onto the car in which 52-year-old Sharon Budd was riding.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Teacher continues recovery as case of rock-throwing from Pennsylvania overpass heads to court

The husband of an Ohio middle school teacher was among those expected to testify Tuesday at a court hearing about a rock-dropping incident on a stretch of rural interstate in Pennsylvania last month that left the woman with severe head injuries.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

JD Supra

What Remains of Act 13 in Pennsylvania after Robinson? Pennsylvania...

Earlier this year, we reported in our Client Alert dated January 15, 2014, on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision in Robinson v.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

Tri-cityherald.com

Lawyer: Revel still seeks sale, losing $1M weekly

Attorney John Cunningham said in bankruptcy court Monday that the casino is losing more than $1 million every week, The Press of Atlantic City reported.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Business Journal

Remembering Masloff: 'History will be very kind to her,' former aide says

The death of Sophie Masloff on Sunday has inspired memories of Pittsburgh's first female mayor as a trailblazing leader of political courage who made a lasting impact on the city after she was thrust into the office following the death of Richard Caliguiri in 1988.

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Related Topix: Duquesne University

Post-gazette.com

Pennsylvania gas production hits another peak

More than 2,800 new shale wells were brought online during the first six months of 2014, far more than during any reporting period since 2010, yet total gas production in Pennsylvania did not see a comparable lift.

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Related Topix: Susquehanna County, PA, Washington County, PA

Business Journal

Concordia Lutheran Ministries buys the Cedars

Cabot-based Concordia Lutheran Ministries has acquired the skilled nursing, personal care facilities and home health services of the Cedars of Monroeville, making Concordia the third-largest provider of elder care services in the Pittsburgh region.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

New Jersey Herald

Pennsylvania motorcyclist killed in New York crash

New York State Police say a 43-year-old Pennsylvania man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car being driven on an upstate road by a Pennsylvania motorist.

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Related Topix: Little Meadows, PA

Norwalk Citizen News

Boston priest. 86, accused of Pennsylvania abuse

Pittsburgh's bishop has notified parishioners that a retired priest now living in Boston has been accused of molesting a child at a western Pennsylvania parish where he served in 1962 and 1963.

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Related Topix: Elrama, PA, Penn Hills, PA

Bellingham Herald

'Mad Men' creator's movie has an entire TV series' worth of clever lines and unoriginal ideas

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner takes his act to the big screen with "Are You Here," which turns out to be the most quotable Owen Wilson comedy since "Zoolander."

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Related Topix: Owen Wilson

Philly.com

Magician, rabbit to headline NE Phila. fest in Oxford Circle

DEREK "Dee the Magician" Lee, who plans to delight hundreds of kids at the Northeast Celebration in Oxford Circle on Saturday, said his rabbit, Pinky, is the key to capturing young hearts.

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Related Topix: Drexel University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WPXI

Elderly man reported missing in Plum

Police in Plum Borough are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing elderly man.

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Sunherald.com

Bruce E. Mowday: They say they want a revolution

The woman was pointing to my book on the American Revolution. She was inquiring if I believed people were fed up with the way the country was being run and ready for a repeat of 1776.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Contact, Science Fiction Movies

Journal-Pioneer

Conservative Republican Barry Goldwater lost the presidential election in 1964

The march of conservative Republicans to the White House, which culminated in the election of Ronald Reagan to the presidency in 1980, began 50 years ago this summer.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

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