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TribLIVE
Slot payouts getting tighter across U.S., study confirmsSlot players who complain about the machines getting tighter have new evidence
Slot payouts getting tighter across U.S., study confirms
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Slot players who complain about the machines getting tighter have new evidence to go along with their gut feelings and losing sessions. An analysis of slot payouts in 15 states documents a steady increase since 1996 in the overall hold percentage,... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana is losing out by choice when it comes to the oil and gas industryAlthough it’s the season to blame Gov. Bobby Jindal for the state’s precarious
Louisiana is losing out by choice when it comes to the oil and gas industry
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Although it’s the season to blame Gov. Bobby Jindal for the state’s precarious finances, one of the big budget holes cannot be blamed on him, but on a deeper illness, the Legislature’s unending subservience to the oil and gas industry. Because of a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cyber bullying lawThe Pennsylvania Legislature has approved and Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a bill o
Cyber bullying law
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
The Pennsylvania Legislature has approved and Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a bill outlawing bullying through electronic communications. This law states that any person who intimidates, harasses or threatens a juvenile can be charged with a crime and... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly420: Dear Pope Francis, here's why you'd like Philly's pot decriminalizationIn 2014, he released a statement during the International Drug Enforcement Conf
Philly420: Dear Pope Francis, here's why you'd like Philly's pot decriminalization
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
In 2014, he released a statement during the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rome on the subject with the Pope saying that legalization is "not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, but [fails to produce] the desired... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorGratitude misplaced in Dunmore Editor: The front page of the Aug. 3 Times-Tri
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Gratitude misplaced in Dunmore Editor: The front page of the Aug. 3 Times-Tribune had a feel-good story about how the DeNaples family will pay for Dunmore Fire Department garage upgrades. The story cites a grateful Dunmore elected official and he... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONGratitude misplaced in Dunmore Editor: The front page of the Aug. 3 Times-Tri
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Gratitude misplaced in Dunmore Editor: The front page of the Aug. 3 Times-Tribune had a feel-good story about how the DeNaples family will pay for Dunmore Fire Department garage upgrades. The story cites a grateful Dunmore elected official and he... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Proposed bill would protect pets left in hot carsCHAMBERSBURG >> Every summer local animal shelters get calls about pets l
Proposed bill would protect pets left in hot cars
The Evening Sun / Posted 29 days ago
CHAMBERSBURG >> Every summer local animal shelters get calls about pets left in sweltering vehicles while their owners run errands they believe will take "only a minute." That's why area shelter officials are calling a proposed bill soon to be... Read more
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TribLIVE
Obama’s Clean Power plan doesn’t change much; opponents remain firmThe Obama administration's latest proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions f
Obama’s Clean Power plan doesn’t change much; opponents remain firm
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
The Obama administration's latest proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants adjusted individual goals that states must meet and gave them more time and tools to do so. Reaction to the plan to cut carbon pollution by 32 percent... Read more
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Philly.com
Severance tax on gas drillers makes sense for Pa.If you live in Southeastern Pennsylvania and use natural gas, you are already p
Severance tax on gas drillers makes sense for Pa.
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
If you live in Southeastern Pennsylvania and use natural gas, you are already paying a severance tax. Because most of the gas used in our region comes from pipelines built long before the Marcellus Shale fields were drilled, the gas comes from other... Read more
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Philly.com
Fair budget for Pa., fair contract for PFTBy the same token, the PFT could have settled a new contract with the district.
Fair budget for Pa., fair contract for PFT
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
By the same token, the PFT could have settled a new contract with the district. This is a point of enormous frustration to the educators who work in overcrowded, underresourced schools each day, while not receiving any form of pay increase since... Read more

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