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examiner.com
Traditional snow days vs. Flexible Instruction Days in PennsylvaniaThe small, wooden placard on the classroom door read, “I’m a teacher; let it sn
Traditional snow days vs. Flexible Instruction Days in Pennsylvania
examiner.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The small, wooden placard on the classroom door read, “I’m a teacher; let it snow,” and just about every kid in these parts makes a similar wish every winter. This year, it finally came true with the “historic” snow that fell the weekend of January... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pa.: Increased efforts to track teacher backgroundsPennsylvania has several systems in place to check an educator's history. In 2
Pa.: Increased efforts to track teacher backgrounds
York Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
Pennsylvania has several systems in place to check an educator's history. In 2011, a teacher who had taught at Northern York High School surrendered his teaching certification. Craig Yoder had failed to admit on his 2005 employment application, and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Losing license plate stickers seen as 'inconvenience,' and new cost, for policeWith registration stickers no longer required to be displayed starting next yea
Losing license plate stickers seen as 'inconvenience,' and new cost, for police
The Express-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
With registration stickers no longer required to be displayed starting next year in Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley police fear they're going to be at a disadvantage in enforcing some vehicle laws. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said last... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribune1. At the parish Holy Name Society’s 59th annual Communion breakfast, state pol
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
1. At the parish Holy Name Society’s 59th annual Communion breakfast, state police Capt. Christopher Paris compared police work with ... A. working for the circus. B. juggling fire. C. fatherhood. D. being an accountant. 2. According to an... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
METRO DIGEST || Man injured in rig crash on I-80Man injured on I-80 MERCER, PA. A DuBois, Pa., man suffered serious injuries
METRO DIGEST || Man injured in rig crash on I-80
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 hours ago
Man injured on I-80 MERCER, PA. A DuBois, Pa., man suffered serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Interstate 80 in Wolf Creek Township. Flown from Grove City Medical Center to Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh with... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Work to begin soon on $13.4M Mercer County road projectStaff report MERCER, PA. Work on a $13.4 million improvement project that wil
Work to begin soon on $13.4M Mercer County road project
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 hours ago
Staff report MERCER, PA. Work on a $13.4 million improvement project that will give motorists a smoother ride on Interstate 80 in Mercer County is scheduled to begin at the end of the month. The project will restore the pavement on approximately... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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USA Today
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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First Coast News
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
First Coast News / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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KTVB Boise
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
KTVB Boise / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstateBETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blindi
3 die in Pa. 50-car pileup on snowy interstate
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 hours ago
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pile-up on Interstate 78 that occurred during a blinding snow squall killed three people Saturday and sent other critically injured patients to area hospitals, authorities said. The wrecks involving more than 50 vehicles... Read more
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York Daily Record
What to keep in the car for a winter stormEver since a snow storm on Valentine's Day in 2007, Pennsylvania Department of
What to keep in the car for a winter storm
York Daily Record / Posted 16 hours ago
Ever since a snow storm on Valentine's Day in 2007, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials have taken on a new mantra. Advise drivers to keep emergency kits and other supplies in their cars, just in case they get stuck or stranded... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Multi-vehicle pile-up slows I-80 to 45mph todayMERCER, PA. On Saturday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Multi-vehicle pile-up slows I-80 to 45mph today
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 hours ago
MERCER, PA. On Saturday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation temporarily reduced the speed to 45 miles-per-hour on Interstate 80 in Mercer and Venango counties after a multi-vehicle pile-up at about 8:30 a.m. According to 21... Read more
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NBC News
Fatal Pileup Shuts Pennsylvania Interstate Amid Strong WindsA pileup involving more than 50 cars shut down a Pennsylvania stretch of highwa
Fatal Pileup Shuts Pennsylvania Interstate Amid Strong Winds
NBC News / Posted 19 hours ago
A pileup involving more than 50 cars shut down a Pennsylvania stretch of highway amid strong winds and poor visibility, authorities said. Forty people were taken to local hospitals and there were "multiple" fatalities, an official told NBC News. The... Read more
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The Brown and White
As temperature drops, take precautions for people, pets and propertyIt's cold and getting colder. And it's going to feel even worse. With the regi
As temperature drops, take precautions for people, pets and property
The Brown and White / Posted 20 hours ago
It's cold and getting colder. And it's going to feel even worse. With the region's temperature forecast to fall as far as minus 5 degrees on Saturday night — and 30-mph wind gusts making it feel like minus 20 — precautions are needed for people,... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Massive pile-up near Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaNBC News reports that a pileup involving dozens of cars shut down a highway out
Massive pile-up near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 21 hours ago
NBC News reports that a pileup involving dozens of cars shut down a highway outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. According to officials, the accident happened amid strong winds and poor visibility. The Pennsylvania Department of... Read more
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NBC News
Highway Havoc: Big Pileup Closes Pennsylvania InterstateA pileup involving dozens of cars shut down a highway outside Harrisburg, Penns
Highway Havoc: Big Pileup Closes Pennsylvania Interstate
NBC News / Posted 23 hours ago
A pileup involving dozens of cars shut down a highway outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday amid strong winds and poor visibility, officials said. The accident closed all lanes on both sides of Interstate 78 in Lebanon County, the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fatal 50-car pileup closes I-78 in Lebanon County, reports sayA fatal pileup involving dozens of vehicles has closed Interstate 78 in Lebanon
Fatal 50-car pileup closes I-78 in Lebanon County, reports say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A fatal pileup involving dozens of vehicles has closed Interstate 78 in Lebanon County, according to reports. Westbound traffic backs up at Exit 10 on Interstate 78 in Lebanon County. The highway is closed in both directions after a fatal pileup... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Multi-vehicle accident closes part of I-80; PennDOT reduces...A multi-multi vehicle accident has closed part of Interstate 80, and the Pennsy
Multi-vehicle accident closes part of I-80; PennDOT reduces...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
A multi-multi vehicle accident has closed part of Interstate 80, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has reduced the speed limit on the highway in several counties. The accident was reported about 10 a.m., closing I-80 westbound... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bangor urban trails are a step to healthier populationWith health and obesity a concern, particularly with children, the WalkWorks pr
Bangor urban trails are a step to healthier population
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
With health and obesity a concern, particularly with children, the WalkWorks program, operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, awarded Bangor a $13,500 grant to help initiate the program. The grant is for route markers, literature and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Delmont recycling program takes hit | TribLIVE Neighborhoods After more than 20 years, the recycling service p
Delmont recycling program takes hit
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods After more than 20 years, the recycling service provided by the Delmont Lions Club is in jeopardy. Delmont Council gave notice to the club that it... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sen. Browne proposes recovery high school programstate Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown and State Rep. John Taylor of Philadelphiawi
Sen. Browne proposes recovery high school program
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
state Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown and State Rep. John Taylor of Philadelphiawill introduce companion legislation to establish a four-year pilot recovery high school program for students recovering from substance abuse. "We are losing countless... Read more
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Times News
As temps drop, danger increasesWith Jack Frost vacationing in the region this weekend, bringing with him singl
As temps drop, danger increases
Times News / Posted yesterday
With Jack Frost vacationing in the region this weekend, bringing with him single-digit temperatures and subzero wind chills, the area is bracing for its first real cold spell of this winter season. “This will be a fairly short cold snap, but that... Read more
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Times News
Group raises concerns over pipeline easementsSave Carbon County is trying to raise awareness to easements currently being of
Group raises concerns over pipeline easements
Times News / Posted yesterday
Save Carbon County is trying to raise awareness to easements currently being offered to landowners along the proposed PennEast pipeline route. Dr. Sue Ann Lewine and Roy Christman attended the county commissioners’ meeting Thursday to talk about the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Falcon-cam goes live in HarrisburgPhoto Credit: Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) HARRISBURG, Pa.–The
Falcon-cam goes live in Harrisburg
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Photo Credit: Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) HARRISBURG, Pa.–The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has relaunched its live 24-hour-a-day webcast of a nesting pair of peregrine falcons who live on a ledge of the Rachel... Read more
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York Daily Record
Ice: When is it safe to skate, fish outdoors?The roller coaster-like temperatures this winter have brought a disruption to o
Ice: When is it safe to skate, fish outdoors?
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
The roller coaster-like temperatures this winter have brought a disruption to outdoor winter activities like ice fishing and skating. Because frigid temperatures, like the ones expected to hit York County this weekend, are no guarantee that ice on... Read more
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York Daily Record
How much the big storm cost York, Lancaster and HarrisburgLancaster expected to spend $250,000 on snow removal this winter. But the big
How much the big storm cost York, Lancaster and Harrisburg
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Lancaster expected to spend $250,000 on snow removal this winter. But the big January snowstorm that dropped more than two feet of snow on much of southcentral Pennsylvania led the city to spend about $550,000, according to Charlotte Katzenmoyer,... Read more
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Philly.com
Miscarriages reported in 2 U.S. women with Zika virus, CDC saysLast month, officials said a baby born in a Hawaii hospital was the first in th
Miscarriages reported in 2 U.S. women with Zika virus, CDC says
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Last month, officials said a baby born in a Hawaii hospital was the first in the country with a birth defect linked to Zika. Hawaiian officials said the baby's mother likely contracted the virus while living in Brazil last year and passed it on while... Read more
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York Daily Record
Local school notifies of pertussis caseWhile few cases have been reported in York County so far this year, the area sa
Local school notifies of pertussis case
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
While few cases have been reported in York County so far this year, the area saw an increase in the disease last year. A local school has notified parents of one case of pertussis, or whooping cough, and while few cases have been reported in York... Read more
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Times News
Pa. ends license plate stickersCome next year, motorists will no longer be required to display a registration
Pa. ends license plate stickers
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Come next year, motorists will no longer be required to display a registration sticker on their license plate. The final sticker will be issued Dec. 30 of this year due to Act 89, signed into law in November 2013. The process will save mailing... Read more
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The Express-Times
Sen. Casey says U.S. must meet Zika 'head on'Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is calling on Congress to act quickly on President
Sen. Casey says U.S. must meet Zika 'head on'
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is calling on Congress to act quickly on President Obama's request for $1.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the fast-spreading Zika virus. "We don't have time for playing around with this," the Democratic senator... Read more
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The Morning Call
Five things you need to know about PennDOT's elimination of registration stickersPennDOT says it will eliminate the use of registration stickers beginning Janua
Five things you need to know about PennDOT's elimination of registration stickers
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
PennDOT says it will eliminate the use of registration stickers beginning January 1, 2017, and automated license plate reader technology will help law enforcement continue to verify expired registrations. Here are five things you need to know about... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
State to eliminate license plate registration stickersStarting next year, Pennsylvania will no longer issue vehicle registration stic
State to eliminate license plate registration stickers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Starting next year, Pennsylvania will no longer issue vehicle registration stickers for motorists to affix to license plates, state transportation officials announced on Wednesday. The last vehicle registration sticker in Pennsylvania will be issued... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Lead Levels UpBut it's not coming from municipal water. A 2014 report from the Pennsylvania
Lead Levels Up
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
But it's not coming from municipal water. A 2014 report from the Pennsylvania Department of Health shows that Warren County had the second highest percentage of children with blood lead levels (BLL) of five micrograms per deciliter or greater. The... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Pa. to eliminate license plate registration stickersStarting next year, Pennsylvania will no longer issue vehicle registration stic
Pa. to eliminate license plate registration stickers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Starting next year, Pennsylvania will no longer issue vehicle registration stickers for motorists to affix to license plates, state transportation officials announced on Wednesday. The last vehicle registration sticker will be issued on Dec. 30, the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pennsylvania registration stickers are out after 2016Pennsylvania drivers' annual ritual of wiping off a corner of their license pla
Pennsylvania registration stickers are out after 2016
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania drivers' annual ritual of wiping off a corner of their license plate to affix a new registration sticker is coming to an end. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Wednesday it is doing away with the stickers, effective... Read more
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The Express-Times
Zika confirmed in Lehigh University studentA Lehigh University student who traveled abroad over winter break has tested po
Zika confirmed in Lehigh University student
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A Lehigh University student who traveled abroad over winter break has tested positive for Zika amid a continuing outbreak of the virus. The Bethlehem school announced the diagnosis in an email Wednesday evening to the Lehigh community, university... Read more
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York Daily Record
Joe Sestak keeps Sen. Toomey in his sightsJoe Sestak focuses exclusively on Republican Sen. Pat Toomey's record, despite
Joe Sestak keeps Sen. Toomey in his sights
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Joe Sestak focuses exclusively on Republican Sen. Pat Toomey's record, despite facing two primary opponents. Joe Sestak on Wednesday showed he's a farsighted candidate looking past the primary and toward November. The retired navy admiral and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Health officials: Lehigh University student contracted Zika virus while traveling abroadPennsylvania Department of Health officials confirmed the student contracted th
Health officials: Lehigh University student contracted Zika virus while traveling abroad
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania Department of Health officials confirmed the student contracted the virus while traveling abroad over winter break, university officials announced Wednesday afternoon."We are grateful to be able to report that the student has recovered... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Should Pennsylvanians be worried about Zika?HARRISBURG, Pa. -With two confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the commonwealth
Should Pennsylvanians be worried about Zika?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. -With two confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the commonwealth should Pennsylvanians be worried? The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the first confirmed cases of Zika virus in two women who recently traveled to countries... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pine officials spearhead effort to manage storm water runoff | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Shopping centers and housing plans in Pine need t
Pine officials spearhead effort to manage storm water runoff
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Shopping centers and housing plans in Pine need to gear up for some cleaning of storm water ponds... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
PA says new license plate readers will save moneyPennsylvania is getting ready to end the use of annual registration stickers to
PA says new license plate readers will save money
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania is getting ready to end the use of annual registration stickers to verify valid license plates. PennDOT says the last registration sticker will be issued December 30. Although drivers will still need to have their vehicles registered... Read more
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TribLIVE
Turnpike officials defend agency’s decisions in snowstormTurnpike officials defend agency's decisions in snowstorm | TribLIVE Neighborh
Turnpike officials defend agency’s decisions in snowstorm
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Turnpike officials defend agency's decisions in snowstorm | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Turnpike officials defend agency's decisions in snowstorm Traffic is at a standstill on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Bedford on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.Photo by... Read more
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The Hill
We have a responsibility to offer a second chanceCorrections reform needs to begin by acknowledging that an individual’s humanit
We have a responsibility to offer a second chance
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Corrections reform needs to begin by acknowledging that an individual’s humanity is not diminished by incarceration. As we talk about prison population reduction and recidivism reduction, we need to talk in terms of people - an investment in the... Read more
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