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1 hr ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | 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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Keystonepolitics.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

YourErie

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

WPMT-TV York

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Washington Examiner

200 at meeting on Pennsylvania Shell plant plans

About 200 people showed up Wednesday for the first of two public meetings to learn about Shell Oil Co.'

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Daily Kos

Fracking Causes Minor Earthquakes in Ohio

Julie Carr Smyth of the Associated Press has reported that geologists have linked five small earthquakes in the Ohio foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to fracking or hydraulic fracturing, the process of forcing water and sand deep underground and blowing up rock formations to release natural gas.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

InsiderOnline

Pennsylvania's Education Improvement Tax Credit Program: A Winning Educational Partnership

In 2001, Pennsylvania became the first state in the nation to enact a highly innovative public-private partnership in the form of an education tax credit aimed at corporations.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

National Public Radio

Classes To Resume At Pennsylvania Stabbing School

Students planned to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes were scheduled to resume Wednesday, a week after a mass stabbing.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Counties get state grants to fight West Nile Virus

Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe and Montgomery counties are among 26 counties across Pennsylvania that are receiving West Nile Virus Control Program grants from the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Pennsylvania Government

Daily Pennsylvanian

Former basketball player charged with campus burglaries is no longer a student at Penn

Anthony Bagtas , a former basketball player who was recently charged for Quad burglaries, is taking a voluntary leave of absence from the University.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Journal

Is Pennsylvania Wasting Its Fracking Wealth?

The state is going its own way in a plan to tax natural gas, but critics say the state is missing out on millions.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Washington Examiner

Obama, Joe Biden to visit Pennsylvania on Wednesday ahead of Democratic primary

Pennsylvania's Democratic gubernatorial primary is just over a month away, and with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden set to visit the state Wednesday, all eyes will be on whether the candidates appear alongside the nation's two most prominent politicians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joe Biden, Franklin & Marshall College, Hillary Clinton

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