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  1. Fraternity suspended over Beyonce sex doll holiday cardRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    A University of Pennsylvania fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into a holiday card showing the mostly white group posing with what it says was a Beyonc sex doll. Phi Delta Theta's national leadership halted its Penn chapter this week amid concerns the image - criticized as racist and misogynistic - shows a lack of judgment that's inconsistent with its values.

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  2. Matthew T. Mangino: The future of the death penalty in question?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... scheduled for December were postponed by the court. Three of those postponed executions were to take place in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania has executed three people since 1977, and all three volunteered to be executed. Pennsylvania has not ...

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  3. Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswireRead the original story

    27 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... parts operations located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Pennsylvania to General Parts, Inc. of Raleigh, North Carolina. Pacific Palisades, Calif. (PRIMEZONE) -- ValueJET, a new manufacturer of ...

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  4. Does the Pennsylvania Legislature have a conflict of interest problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Do you know what your state legislator is doing when not writing or voting on laws? It's more difficult to answer than it should be, so we'll try to explain and illustrate the complexity of lawmakers and their outside interests. Pennsylvania lawmakers with natural-gas leases have voted on legislation affecting Marcellus shale development.

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  5. Wyoming ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... TCMC and works closely with the college to recruit, train and retain healthcare professionals in northeastern Pennsylvania. For information on Northeast Health Education Center, visit www.nepaahec.org or call 570-945-8386. From left, are Sandra ...

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  6. City's ugly Christmas tree gets the Charlie Brown treatment - and offers a seasonal messageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post

    When the 50-foot Norway spruce went up last month, it drew immediate comparisons to the scraggly sapling in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." Its giant bare spots and asymmetrical branches were no one's idea of Christmas tree perfection - especially in Pennsylvania, one of the nation's largest producers.

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  7. Taxpayers should fund transitionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    By becoming the first candidate to defeat an incumbent Pennsylvania governor, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf made history and created an unprecedented problem. Mr. Wolf recently announced that the costs of his transition into the governor's office will be borne by private donors rather than taxpayers, which is a bad idea that sounds good.

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  8. Regional BriefsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... bandana over his face and nose. CLARKS SUMMIT - A new traffic pattern for southbound motorists entering the Pennsylvania Turnpike from Exit 131 will take effect today. Starting at approximately 7 a.m., southbound traffic will be switched from the ...

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  9. Mt. Carmel Twp. residents question potential projectRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The News Item

    ... was renewed for 2015 with no changes. - Supervisors approved ordinances which authorized participation in the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors Unemployment Compensation Group Trust, confirmed the township's membership in the ...

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  10. Merger between Comcast, Time Warner would create a monster monopolyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

    U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey have accepted over $100,000 from telecommunications giant Comcast, and in return have pushed for the acceptance of their merger with Time Warner, another bloated and famously anti-consumer company. This merger would create a monster monopoly, and hurt consumers countrywide.

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  11. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:06:04 09:09:59Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... pay while they await trial on conspiracy charges in the unrelated "ghost rider" scandal. In that case, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking a $3.16 million refund for funding it says it doled out based on grossly inflated senior ...

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  12. Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center Hires New Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    The Hepatitis B Foundation is pleased to announce that Louis P. Kassa III has been hired as the Chief Operating Officer of the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and its nonprofit research entities. Formerly the chief operating officer of a national behavioral health organization, Kassa will oversee daily operations at the Pennsylvania Biotech Center, which is home to the Hepatitis B Foundation and its research entity, the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute.

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  13. Dedicated to SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suburban Weekly

    ... of Claude Welcome, his coach, LaCoe found immediate success, winning the "Most Outstanding Lifter" award at the Pennsylvania State Coaches Powerlifting High School Championship. LaCoe is now a student at Lackawanna College and plans to represent his ...

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  14. Grant Awarded to Keystone CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Suburban Weekly

    Gathering to celebrate the $755,905 PennDOT grant funding are, from left: Cheryl Ellsworth, Countryside Conservancy Trolley Trail coordinator; Bill Kern, Countryside Conservancy executive director; Sharon Burke, Keystone College Environmental Education Institute coordinator; Howard Jennings, Keystone College Environmental Education Institute director; and David L. Coppola, Ph.D., Keystone College president. Keystone College was recently awarded a $755,905 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to partner with the Countryside Conservancy on the joint development of a 1.5 mile segment of hiking trail in the Abingtons known as the Trolley Trail.

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  15. West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers New Services In...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, based on the calls ...

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  16. Immigration focus can help boost Pa. economyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    In a few weeks, new policymakers will take office - from the Governor's Office to the General Assembly to scores of state agencies and departments - with a mandate to revive Pennsylvania's sluggish economy. Our state has some impressive resources to meet this challenge, but there's one that we could use a bit more of: immigrants.

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  17. Philly bartenders give egg nog a twistRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... of eggnog in print: a juicy political tidbit in an 1801 edition of the Pittsburgh Gazette , involving a western Pennsylvania judge getting so belligerent on the stuff in a Washington County tavern that some locals were forced to douse hizzoner with ...

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  18. PCC totem pole gets new lease on life - Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Linn Tidings

    ... been called in to refurbish one of his works. He has restored poles for the queen of England, the University of Pennsylvania and the Southwest Museum of the American Indian in Los Angeles. 'How can one person say they own the raven, or the bear? The ...

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  19. Mesothelioma Compensation Center Calls Attention To Recent EPA Notice ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, based on the calls ...

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  20. Forth Annual Birds of a Feather Longarm Quilting ExtravaganzaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Virginia Longarm Network, in Oilville, Virginia, travels the six-state Mid-Atlantic region, stretching from Pennsylvania to North Carolina, promoting the art of longarm quilting and representing the East Coast for INNOVAa Longarm Quilting Systems. ...

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