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Saturday | Wall Street Journal

Atlantic City's Big Bet on Gambling Sours

People walk by a convention center on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., in July.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Free black woman's voice is still clear, 150 years after Civil War era

In them, Emilie Davis, a young housekeeper and seamstress, chronicles her life as a free black woman in Philadelphia during the Civil War.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Mercer County community news for Aug. 28

String of Pearls invites families with prospective Hebrew School students in grades 1-6 to meet staff and students while school is in session 5-6:15 p.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Pennington, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Princeton, NJ

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant Professor - Behavioral Neuroscience

Particular attention will be paid to candidates using molecular or genomic techniques to understand behavior.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

First day of school always an adventure

MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Dunmore Elementary School kindergarten students Maura Sexton and Naveah Saunders hold pictures they colored to show their teacher, Jeannie Ehnot, on the first day of school Wednesday.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Pittsburgh, East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Big East Coast Bias

Villanova Students Engineer a Device That Can Monitor the Severity of Head Impacts

Villanova University engineers have unveiled a new creation of theirs: a device that can monitor "everything from steps taken to the severity of hits to the head."



In Light of Ferguson, MO, Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?...

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO is prompting discussions about more police wearing body cameras to record interactions with the public while on duty.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Ferguson could be America's future

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have been described as a mirror into contemporary America, but they are also something else: A crystal ball.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, University of Arkansas

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Evolving issues recast religious liberty

Gay rights supporters Jo Jo Halko, left, and Rachel Butas kiss Feb. 26 outside the state Capitol in Phoeniz, Ariz.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Religion, Amish, Wedding, Trinity College

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Coalition of health care professionals seek probe of state health department

A controversy over state oversight of Marcellus drilling-related health complaints took a new turn Monday when a coalition of health care professionals called for an independent probe of the state Department of Health.


Related Topix: Villanova, PA, Wilkes University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Move-in day at Villanova in Wednesday

VILLANOVA Move-in day at Villanova University will be Wednesday, when about 1,600 new freshmen in the Class of 2018 will arrive for the start of the fall semester.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

Republican Journal

Kennebunk | $216,500

Perfectly situated commercial space in historic downtown Kennebunk. Almost 900 sq ft with high ceilings and large windows.


Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, France, World News, Ogunquit, ME, Family, Kids, Biddeford, ME

The Daily Republic

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

Not long ago, when religious liberty cases reached the courts, the people seeking protection for their beliefs were mostly from small faith groups and their lawyers were liberals.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Roman Catholic Church, Trinity College

Fri Aug 15, 2014


In Light of Tragic Hot Car Deaths, Villanova U. Expert Offers Tips

You would think it's as easy as saying, "Don't leave a child in a car." Unfortunately, some parents and caretakers need more guidance than that.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

Can Atlantic City Survive Casino Closings?

Can Atlantic City survive the recent closing of major hotels on the boardwalk? What is the impact of the closings on other Atlantic City and regional hotels? Villanova University professor David Fiorenza joins MoneyBeat with Paul Vigna.


Mon Aug 11, 2014


Philadelphia Insurance Companies Names New Senior Vice President of Claims

Ms. North has 23 years of legal experience defending and working on behalf of insurance carriers and corporations.


Sun Aug 10, 2014

Altoona Mirror

BG's Chadbourn picks 'Nova

The Marauders' versatile football player said it took him just two trips to Villanova University to realize it was where he wanted to play college football as he announced his commitment to the school for 2015 last week.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

ABC News

From Peyote to Sex: Religious Liberty Fight Recast

Not long ago, when religious liberty cases reached the courts, the people seeking protection for their beliefs were mostly from small faith groups and their lawyers were liberals.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Gay/Lesbian, Roman Catholic Church, Trinity College

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Altoona Mirror

John W. - Jack' Foreman

Surviving are his wife, Barbara "Bobbie" ; four children: John, Diane Heckendorn, Steve and Jim; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a brother, Don in South Carolina.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

US News & World Report

Taking a Page From Humanities, College Engineering Gets Flipped

Villanova University students work on problems in a flipped classroom model. Students watch video lectures at home and bring questions to class.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Harvey Mudd College