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2 hrs ago |

Biodiesel plant to restart amid market pessimism

Call it a comeback. Ed Vescovi is busy preparing for the opening of a biodiesel plant in Monaca, the same plant he ran from 2007 through 2011 before it shut down and was repossesed by the bank.


Related Topix: Monaca, PA, Beaver County, PA, Environmental Law, Law, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

6 hrs ago |

Financial Questions Remain For LGBT Couples More Than A Year After DOMA Decision

I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Journalism, US News, US Supreme Court, Social Security, Personal Finance, Gay/Lesbian

10 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed considerably over the past several years, while some employers say they can't find new hires with the skills and work habits they need.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Luzerne County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA

13 hrs ago |

Man suffocated girlfriend after deliberate crash: Pa. man killed pregnant teen

A man suffocated his girlfriend after a deliberate crash , and now he will spend the rest of his life behind bars for this brutal crime.


17 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race

DEBATES: Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf have agreed to square off in three debates: Sept.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Wilkinsburg, PA, Chris Christie

21 hrs ago |

Who Are the Four Beautiful Blonde Celebrities on HGTV?

HGTV is known for its expert designers and innovative ideas. This includes popular shows featuring four of the most lovely and talented celebrity blondes in the entertainment industry.


Related Topix: Home, Home Improvement, Celebrities at Home, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Entertainment, Television, Clemson University

Yesterday | Pocono Record

The man in charge

Before school started last Monday at ESU, Kenneth Mash reflected on his new position as President of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties - the union representing the State System of Higher Education faculty members.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Police blotter: Lebanon man arrested for assault

East Hanover Townshipm>> Pennsylvania State Police at Lickdale arrested a 45-year-old Lebanon man in simple assailt after an incident in East Hanover Township early Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Spill

The Washington Post

Medicaid expansion holdouts are ideologically

WE WOULD congratulate Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett , if it were seemly to commend public officials for doing the obvious.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Defense Contractor Settles Following Collision in Kuwait

According to court documents, on Nov. 19, 2009, Brian Mark Patton, a 37-year-old Pennsylvania resident who worked as a corrections officer but was serving a tour of duty as a reservist for the U.S. Navy, was driving an SUV along a two-lane road in Kuwait with David Morgan, who was also a corrections officer serving a tour of duty, as passenger.


Special prosecutor probes Pa. Attorney General's Office

A special prosecutor is investigating whether the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane leaked confidential grand jury material to a newspaper in a bid to strike back at former prosecutors in the office who had been critical of her, according to several people familiar with the matter.


Man suffocated girlfriend after deliberate crash: Murdered after surviving crash

A Pennsylvania man admitted to suffocating his girlfriend after he deliberately crashed his car in an attempt to kill kill her.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

It is Illegal to add fluoride to food or salt in the U.S

In 1909 the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law that prohibited the addition of any fluoride chemical to food.


Related Topix: Prison, Pennsylvania Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

O-R Online

Alzheimera s exacts a toll in Pennsylvania

Alzheimer's disease is going to be an increasingly acute problem both around the world and in this country as life spans stretch even further and the large cohort of baby boomers march into senescence.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Harrisburg, PA, Allentown, PA, Opinion

Pennsylvania Mystery Species: The winners

The answer to this week's Pennsylvania Mystery Species - a weekly, serial contest about the wild things and wild places of Pennsylvania concluded earlier today with the answer posted here.


Related Topix: McSherrystown, PA

NBC Philadelphia

New Philly Grads Get $150K for Special Projects

The University of Pennsylvania recently launched the President's Engagement Prizes, which will allow students to obtain up to $150,000 to take on local, national or global engagement projects the first year after they graduate.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government


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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Tom Corbett, Pat Quinn

The Newtown Bee

Peacock Finds A Home On Pennsylvania Farm

Harley the peacock who made himself at home at a Shepard Hill Road residence, has found a permanent home at a Pennsylvania farm, and made the trip there on August 25. Harley the peacock who made a temporary home at a Shepard Hill Road address earlier this summer has found a permanent roost.


Medical News

Pennsylvania's Corbett becomes 9th GOP governor to expand Medicaid

Gov. Tom Corbett reached a deal with the Obama administration to use federal funds to put about 500,000 low-income residents into managed care plans already used by the state.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Health Insurance

Ex-Pa. Turnpike workers in child porn ring; Pa. teen mom throws newborn at wall; couple's sick selfie with dead friend: Daily Buzz

Chelsie Berry, 24, and Jared Prier, 28, were charged with manslaughter and abandoning a body for allegedly failing to get help for an overdosing friend, taking a selfie picture with his body, then leaving the corpse on a deserted road.


Related Topix: Fayette County, PA, Pottsville, PA


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