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Boston Globe
Owners profit handsomely even as nursing homes are beset with health and safety woesthemselves handsomely, Synergy apparently provided false information when apply
Owners profit handsomely even as nursing homes are beset with health and safety woes
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
themselves handsomely, Synergy apparently provided false information when applying for nursing home licenses. The Globe’s review also found that Synergy and its affiliated companies assembled a string of 11 nursing homes with little state scrutiny... Read more
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TribLIVE
Some Economy residents exempt from $5 vehicle registration feeEconomy residents exempt from $5 vehicle registration fee Economy Borough resi
Some Economy residents exempt from $5 vehicle registration fee
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
Economy residents exempt from $5 vehicle registration fee Economy Borough residents with a 15143 ZIP code can skip a $5 fee when registering vehicles by using a state-issued form. The Local Use Fund fee was created to help... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Altoona City Council discusses land bankthem from the undesirable buyers who buy in bulk and let them fester, he said.
Altoona City Council discusses land bank
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
them from the undesirable buyers who buy in bulk and let them fester, he said. A consultant from The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania has been working on land bank issues for the city, according to City Manager Marla Marcinko. Blair County... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Your guide to NEPA entertainment and eventsSaturday, Pulling Punches, Vulturepeak, Summer Holds the Earth, Nothing Left.
TGIF: Your guide to NEPA entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Saturday, Pulling Punches, Vulturepeak, Summer Holds the Earth, Nothing Left. PARKER HOUSE TAVERN: Scranton: today, Renora Code; Saturday, Dashboard Mary Duo. POOR RICHARD’S PUB: Scranton: today and Saturday, DJ Honey Do. THE RAVENHAUS TAVERN:... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighborsthey look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connecting Albany to a
FRACKED GAS HIGHWAYS: Pipelines feed demand, rattle neighbors
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
they look like highways cutting across upstate New York, connecting Albany to areas near Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca and the Pennsylvania state line. They carry names sounding like railroad lines of a century ago: the Dominion, Williams,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksLenovo laptop @home running XP, boot it up maybe 3-4 times per year to get a ‘s
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
Lenovo laptop @home running XP, boot it up maybe 3-4 times per year to get a ‘second opinion’ on a problematic piece of code using Visual Studio. But even that frequency is lessening, as I now routinely use both GCC and Clang to build code on my... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and eventsPulling Punches, Vulturepeak, Summer Holds the Earth, Nothing Left. PARKER HOU
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Pulling Punches, Vulturepeak, Summer Holds the Earth, Nothing Left. PARKER HOUSE TAVERN: Scranton: Friday, Renora Code; Saturday, Dashboard Mary Duo. POOR RICHARD’S PUB: Scranton: Friday and Saturday, DJ Honey Do. THE RAVENHAUS TAVERN:... Read more
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TribLIVE
Kane spends over $310K in campaign cash on legal fees, PR in perjury casebe legitimate under the state's election law, which allows spending for anythin
Kane spends over $310K in campaign cash on legal fees, PR in perjury case
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
be legitimate under the state's election law, which allows spending for anything that could influence an election. “The Pennsylvania election code and expense reporting is just one loophole after another,” said Larry Otter, a Bucks County... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Was fatal shooting in K-9 case justified? Crimes Code, police manual outline acceptable use of forceStephen Zappala has not commented on the case. His office will determine if Kel
Was fatal shooting in K-9 case justified? Crimes Code, police manual outline acceptable use of force
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 9 days ago
Stephen Zappala has not commented on the case. His office will determine if Kelley's death was justified. Nowhere in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code does it specifically say that police officers can use deadly force when someone attacks a police... Read more
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TribLIVE
Edgeworth appeals permission for oak trees removalhis ruling this month, Hertzberg noted neither side could show criteria to cons
Edgeworth appeals permission for oak trees removal
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
his ruling this month, Hertzberg noted neither side could show criteria to consider the removal of healthy trees in borough code. An arborist found the three oaks are planted “too close together for today's guidelines” and that “surface roots have... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Kensington-Arnold School Board revisits security director optionsKensington-Arnold School Board revisits security director options New Kensingt
New Kensington-Arnold School Board revisits security director options
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Kensington-Arnold School Board revisits security director options New Kensington-Arnold School Board again is reviewing its options for a security director after they say former Harmar police Chief Rick Toney turned down the job. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem district raises flag over charter school land dealhigh school violated state bidding laws when it built its new building. The sc
Bethlehem district raises flag over charter school land deal
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
high school violated state bidding laws when it built its new building. The school board voted Wednesday night to notify Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale of the alleged violation and to raise a potential conflict-of-interest claim... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Fulton Financial's Ratings at 'BBB+/F2'; Outlook Stablereflects FULT's strong asset quality, solid capital and an established franchis
Fitch Affirms Fulton Financial's Ratings at 'BBB+/F2'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
reflects FULT's strong asset quality, solid capital and an established franchise. The rating action follows a periodic review of the midtier regional banking group, which includes BankUnited Inc. (BKU), BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF), Cathay... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Roe's End?safety of women. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court is charged with determining if th
Roe's End?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
safety of women. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court is charged with determining if the state can get away with it. Picked up for review by the nine justices in November, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt (formerly v. Cole, and before that, v. Lakey) –... Read more
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TribLIVE
City of Ferguson, feds reach agreement on police reformofficials to establish long-term programs that promote interactions between pol
City of Ferguson, feds reach agreement on police reform
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
officials to establish long-term programs that promote interactions between police and youths; revise the city's municipal code so it does not harm “Ferguson's most vulnerable residents”; and ensure that officers are provided the training,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Quaker Valley seeks to update teacher/student relationship policya number of districts updating policies to deter inappropriate contact between
Quaker Valley seeks to update teacher/student relationship policy
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
a number of districts updating policies to deter inappropriate contact between students and teachers as recommended by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. District officials are looking particularly at technology and the use of social... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CASH & THE COURT PART III: Campaign money stirs debate over how judges pickedthe six elected members of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Keil & Goodson of Texar
CASH & THE COURT PART III: Campaign money stirs debate over how judges picked
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
the six elected members of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Keil & Goodson of Texarkana and five firms from Texas, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania have contributed an estimated $296,000 to the campaigns of Justices Courtney Goodson, Karen Baker, Robin Wynne,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Campaign money stirs debate over how judges pickedthe six elected members of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Keil & Goodson of Texar
Campaign money stirs debate over how judges picked
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
the six elected members of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Keil & Goodson of Texarkana and five firms from Texas, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania have contributed an estimated $296,000 to the campaigns of Justices Courtney Goodson, Karen Baker, Robin Wynne,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.’s image, experts sayProsecutors say Kane intended to embarrass a political foe and lied about her a
Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.’s image, experts say
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Prosecutors say Kane intended to embarrass a political foe and lied about her actions. HARRISBURG — Political analysts say Pennsylvania's national reputation is tarnished by an unfinished state budget, an attorney general facing criminal charges, a... Read more
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TribLIVE
State senator wants legislation to abolish second-degree murder chargesecond-degree murder charge Neighborhoods A Pennsylvania state senator want
State senator wants legislation to abolish second-degree murder charge
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
second-degree murder charge Neighborhoods A Pennsylvania state senator wants to introduce legislation that would abolish the charge of second-degree murder from the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cardinal Wuerl students’ safe driving app in running for national prizefirst place in state and regional rounds of the Verizon Innovative App Challeng
Cardinal Wuerl students’ safe driving app in running for national prize
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
first place in state and regional rounds of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, besting more than 1,200 entries in the Pennsylvania competition alone. A total 24 apps reached the national competition, six from each of four regions. Last week... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6 law firms top donations listWood accepted an estimated $296,000 in total contributions from the law firms,
6 law firms top donations list
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Wood accepted an estimated $296,000 in total contributions from the law firms, most of it since 2009, the newspaper's review of campaign-finance disclosure records found. Since 2004, 11 state Supreme Court candidates have reported receiving... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County commissioner files lawsuit seeking firing of top county officialsbut officials were not formally served with the lawsuit at the end of business
Lackawanna County commissioner files lawsuit seeking firing of top county officials
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
but officials were not formally served with the lawsuit at the end of business hours Wednesday. “Based on my preliminary review, it is long on allegations but short on law,” Mr. Frederickson said. “It was apparently drafted by someone lacking a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monroeville mayor’s address highlights 2015 accomplishments, ’16 concernsspending and come up with new funding streams, including tax incentives to attr
Monroeville mayor’s address highlights 2015 accomplishments, ’16 concerns
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
spending and come up with new funding streams, including tax incentives to attract new businesses. He also proposed more code enforcement to keep property values up and growing the tax base and revenue by adding new residents. He proposed... Read more
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Philly.com
FactChecking the sixth Republican debatebecome a U.S. citizen. And Neal Katyal and Paul Clement, two former U.S. solic
FactChecking the sixth Republican debate
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
become a U.S. citizen. And Neal Katyal and Paul Clement, two former U.S. solicitors general, writing for the Harvard Law Review, said that Cruz qualifies as a “natural born Citizen.” But there are other legal scholars who disagree. Earlier this... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: The 6th Republican debateChristie also repeated his claim that “we double tax” U.S. companies with overs
Fact check: The 6th Republican debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 26 days ago
Christie also repeated his claim that “we double tax” U.S. companies with overseas operations. The U.S. tax code provides a foreign tax credit to avoid that. • Christie, Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich all said that the U.S. has the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fact check: The sixth Republican debateChristie also repeated his claim that “we double tax” U.S. companies with overs
Fact check: The sixth Republican debate
York Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
Christie also repeated his claim that “we double tax” U.S. companies with overseas operations. The U.S. tax code provides a foreign tax credit to avoid that. • Christie, Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich all said that the U.S. has the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Solicitor says no conflict with council member, mayor on Sewickley parking boardRobert Max Junker, chairman for the Association of School and Municipal Solicit
Solicitor says no conflict with council member, mayor on Sewickley parking board
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
Robert Max Junker, chairman for the Association of School and Municipal Solicitors, said nothing in the borough code restricts a council member from serving on an authority, just as there is a separate parking authority act that has no... Read more
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The Morning Call
Neshaminy coach who allegedly head butted referee returns to teaching, but not coachingbelieved it was unlikely to cost him a teaching position. Members of the Bucks
Neshaminy coach who allegedly head butted referee returns to teaching, but not coaching
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
believed it was unlikely to cost him a teaching position. Members of the Bucks County District Attorney's Office will review the findings of the Middletown police investigation into the incident, District Attorney David Heckler said Monday... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Second power plant proposed for Midvalleyoffice in Moosic, and New Jersey-based DCO Energy LLC — has begun the lengthy p
Second power plant proposed for Midvalley
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
office in Moosic, and New Jersey-based DCO Energy LLC — has begun the lengthy process of submitting planning documents for review to construct a 485-megawatt natural-gas-fired power plant about 1½ miles from a much larger plant in the works for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New data on N.J. tests show 27% of juniors skipped PARCC examfor graduation. But they are expected to count in the future. Education offici
New data on N.J. tests show 27% of juniors skipped PARCC exam
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
for graduation. But they are expected to count in the future. Education officials unveiled proposed amendments to state code to make PARCC a graduation requirement. Under proposed changes, students starting with the class of 2021 would have to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New data on N.J. tests show numbers of students who skipped examfor graduation. But they are expected to count in the future. Education offici
New data on N.J. tests show numbers of students who skipped exam
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
for graduation. But they are expected to count in the future. Education officials unveiled proposed amendments to state code to make PARCC a graduation requirement. Under proposed changes, students starting with the class of 2021 would have to... Read more
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