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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A new analysis of the second half 2013 Pennsylvania Marcellus shale oil and gas production shows the vast majority of Royal Dutch Shell's 630 wells are under performing compared to its peers.
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Given the financial crunch many state-funded colleges and universities in Pennsylvania are experiencing, it seemed to be only a matter of time before those school sought to secede from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education - PASSHE - and seek other sources of funding and support, although an actually decision by any of the affected ... (more)
7 hrs ago | PennLive.com
From global warming to healthcare reform to spending and taxes, in vigorous discussion in the comments and in e-mails, you sounded off on a variety of issues.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials announced that the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel will close Friday at 9 p.m. for emergency repairs.
A short one but a very sweet one. State Senator Daylin Leach wants to help end the "tipped minimum wage" in Pennsylvania: The proposal by Senator Mike Stack and Senator Daylin Leach would also raise the state's overall minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Tuition and fees for the University of Pennsylvania next year will now exceed $60,000.
A low-cost, low-tech program is reducing falls in elderly persons by 17 percent, according to a new study released Thursday by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
A man wanted by police in Maryland is now facing charges in Pennsylvania for resisting his arrest at a Cumberland County motel.
The left lane of I-83 will be closed in both directions in the vicinity of Loucks Mill Road, between exits 19 and 21 just north of York, starting at around 9 p.m. Friday, according to a PennDOT news release.
A new study -- constituting the largest investigation ever of lactose tolerance in geographically diverse populations of Africans -- investigated the genetic origins of this trait and offers support to the idea that the ability to digest milk was a powerful selective force in a variety of African populations which raised cattle and consumed the ... (more)
When Congress passed a farm bill earlier this year, it expected to save $8.6 billion over 10 years by tightening what many say is a loophole in the food stamp, or SNAP, program.
Scribd , an electronic books subscription service , recently released a state-by-state list of their most popular books, a figure they arrived at figuring out how many times a book was read by readers registered in that state.
Former DEP chief John Hanger has pulled out of the primary race for the Demcratic nomination for the governor's office.
"Cell movement is the basic recipe of life, and all cells have the capacity to move," says Roberto Dominguez, PhD, professor of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Chris Stigall spoke with Jay Paterno on Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his run for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania.
Last Thursday night 1199 President Henry Nicholas and Executive Vice Presidents Chris Woods and John Hump spoke and had a sometimes heated discussion with The University of Pennsylvania Government and Politics Association .
Volunteers for this year's Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31 are being sought by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Protection , a news release said.