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2 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Pennsylvania's Weak Gun Laws Are Connected to Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

Five women are murdered with guns every day in the United States, most often by their intimate partners.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Some veterans paying too much for prescriptions



Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

11 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. says a processing issue has caused a delay for some bar exam takers in multiple states in submitting their answers.


Related Topix: University of Southern California

11 hrs ago | KAUZ

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, University of Southern California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Could Your Cat Kill Your Credit?

Cats are generally low-maintenance: feed them, pet them , and clean their litter boxes, and they are often happy.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

JD Supra

Was It Wirth It? The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Sets a Low Bar for Minimum Contacts

In Wirth v. Commonwealth , the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that Pennsylvania personal income tax applied to non-resident limited partners whose only connection with the state was the ownership of a small interest in a partnership that owned Pennsylvania property.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Cybercast News Service

Govt fails to vet chemical plants with terror risk

The government has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers to be at a higher risk for a terror attack and has underestimated the threat to densely populated cities, congressional investigators say.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Tom Carper

The Raw Story

Penn. pastor accused of child porn, raping girl at church after dodging charges in another state

A 33-year-old youth pastor in Pennsylvania has been arrested after he was accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at his church.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

JD Supra

Shots Fired: PA Auditor General Releases Oil and Gas Audit

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Office released a report criticizing the Department of Environmental Protection for failing to adequately track and respond to public complaints concerning water quality related to natural gas development.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Environment, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

The Rochester-based supermarket chain says it's planning to open four stores in Virginia, two each in Massachusetts and New Jersey, and one each in Pennsylvania and Maryland.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia archbishop confident Pope Francis will visit in 2015

Although Pope Francis' own people aren't confirming it yet, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said the pontiff has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015 in what would be his U.S. visit.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell

The Baltimore Sun

Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case

Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of an off-duty New Jersey police officer accused of murdering a Lansdowne man following a road-rage incident last summer in Anne Arundel County During the final day of testimony in Circuit Court on Monday, two law enforcement experts offered opposite opinions as to whether Joseph Lamont Walker, ... (more)


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Teens from PA gather for Miss Teen of Pennsylvania finals

The six finalists in the Miss Teen of Pennsylvania competition Sunday at Shippensburg Univeristy were, first row from left, first runner up Cecelia Weingart, Miss Teen of Pennsylvania Julianna Franzino, second runner up Claire Kirsch and, back row from left, Carly DiPietro, Francesca Bower and Emaleigh Mowry.


Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Greensburg, PA, Clymer, PA, Greencastle, PA, Opinion

Religion News Service

Featured Video: Exploring the legacy of William Penn, Quaker leader and Pennsylvaniaa s founder

This week in 1718, William Penn died. He was the founder of the state of Pennsylvania as well as the a well-known leader of the Religious Society of Friends, whose members are colloquially known as "Quakers."


Related Topix: Society of Friends, Religion, Pennsylvania Government

ABC 27

Youth pastor fired, jailed after teen-sex charges

A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll, but a newspaper says there's limited evidence of the work he's performing.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Philadelphia, PA

ABC 27

Pa. congressman to introduce medical marijuana bill

Rep. Scott Perry says it's time for the federal government to help the thousands of American children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Cumberland County, PA, York County, PA, Lancaster County, PA

Myrtle Beach Online

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: Police say the suspects rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, on Friday.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Delaware County, PA

Medical News Today

New teaching framework highlights significant opportunities for...

Students graduating from U.S. medical schools in 2012 feel they've received a better education in health policy issues than graduates surveyed in 2008, according to a multi-center study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and published online this month in Academic Medicine .


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

As deadline nears, independent candidates may widen Pennsylvania gubernatorial field

Just when Pennsylvania voters were getting used to the idea of a gubernatorial election showdown between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf , other hopefuls may soon be joining the fray.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett


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