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1 hr ago | YourErie

Allergy Season Warning

With tree pollination emerging, and after a winter of above-average snowfall, pollen and mold spores will trigger more allergies in Pennsylvanian this spring.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Pennsylvania, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Group seeks moratorium pledges in Pa. gubernatorial race

Anti-Fracking Group Announces New Electoral Campaign Seeking Drilling Moratorium Pledges from Dem.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Muhlenberg College

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Patient satisfaction improved by shared decision making during radiation therapy

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Oncology, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Obama Touts Blue-Collar Programs After Urging Passage of Amnesty Bill

Just before President Barack Obama went to a community college in Pennsylvania to tout plans to help blue-collar Americans struggling in this economy to gain employment, he urged House Republicans to pass the Senate's amnesty bill that would make it more difficult for those Americans to actually find decent jobs.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

Wed Apr 16, 2014

University City Review

Arts League to hold Annual Dinner and Auction May 10 at Hall of Flags ...

A cabin in Vermont, a beachfront house in the Outer Banks, and an iPad are just a few of the items that will be available at the University City Arts League's auction, May 10 from 6 to 10 at Hall of Flags, Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

University City Review

John L. Jackson Jr. named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Anthropology, Science, African-American, Howard University

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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PennLive.com

Traffic update: How is the Wednesday morning commute?

It's a cold but quiet commute around the Harrisburg area this morning, so far, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Phillymag.com

Montco, Chester: Stop Texting While DrivingYou both rank in the top-10 in the state for citations.

The above chart comes from The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, a "legislative agency" of the Pennsylvania General Assembly that produces publications and reports for lawmakers.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

RKJS now the winning bidder for First Mariner; National Penn drops pursuit

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge reopened the bidding for First Mariner Bank on Tuesday afternoon, a decision that prompted a Pennsylvania bank to withdraw its offer.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Pennsylvania

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, US Governors, Tom Corbett

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

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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Keystonepolitics.com

New polling data indicates Pennsylvania is a pro-choice state

Planned Parenthood PAC released polling data to Keystone Politics that questions a lot of the stereotypes projected on the Commonwealth - most critical is the inclination that Pennsylvania voters are overwhelmingly against reproductive choices for women.

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

GantDaily.com

State Police to Accept Expired, Unwanted Prescription Medication

The Pennsylvania State Police will accept unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs on April 26, as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania, Drug Enforcement Administration

PennLive.com

Yinz got this? Pennsylvania's official language policy needs updated: Mauro E. Mujica

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is currently faced with two conflicting language bills - one that aims to create equal opportunity for all Keystone State residents, and one that aims to divide residents by the language they speak.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Opinion

CBS Local

Man Shot, Killed Outside University City Nightclub; Police Questioning Suspect

Police say a shooting outside a nightclub in University City early Tuesday morning claimed the life of a 31-year-old man.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

Daily Pennsylvanian

Man shot and killed near 40th and Spruce streets

An early-morning shooting near 40th and Spruce streets left a male victim pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 1:43 a.m. He was 31 years old.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

The Times Leader

Tax day's here: Where do the dollars go?

NPP's website shows data for each state, including average federal income taxes paid in each state.

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Related Topix: Tax, Pennsylvania

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Students at Penn Mentor local children through Big Brothers Big Sisters

Shaiyam Flavaney credits his much of his success as a student at the University of Pennsylvania to the guidance he received from his mentors, growing up in Jackson, N.J. Flavaney says he always had someone he could confide in for advice and wanted to be able to play that role in another young man's life.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

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