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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Philly schools: Are you in or are you out?

This year, as it's been the case since 1999, the Philadelphia School District administered the PSSAs and the Keystone Exams.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Kids

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Congressman urges Stone Brewing to move to PA

Stone Brewing Co. is a California brand with a serious following. But U.S. Sen Bob Casey is hoping the brewer creates its East Coast facility in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Stone Brewing, US Senate, US Politics, US News

McKnightsonline.com

Bill would create 'advanced aide' positions in nursing homes to improve transitions, dementia care

Advanced certified nursing assistants - with specialized skills in care transitions, dementia and other areas - could become important staff leaders in long-term care facilities through newly proposed federal legislation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Long Term Care, Health, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Heart Failure

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bench pressed: Activists go political against a prospective judge

The Post-Gazette has consistently bemoaned the rank partisanship that has made filling federal judgeships much more difficult than it should be.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, Opinion

NJ.com

Elaborate Easter celebrations in Easton in 1914 - Almanac April 13, 2014

Actor Paul Sorvino is 75. Actor Tony Dow is 69. Singer Al Green is 68. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pa., is 54. Actor Ricky Schroder is 44. 1914: Joyous Easter: "The Easter Communion at St. Peter's Reformed Church was the largest in the history of that congregation.

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Related Topix: Al Green, Black Entertainment, Soul, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Philly.com

U.S. Sen. Casey joins families, doctors at CHOP to urge for pediatric-hospital funding

FOR GREG and Gracie Pfeiffer, having a son born with a genetic disorder affecting his skull called for the expertise of craniofacial specialists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Philadelphia, PA

UnionvilleTimes.com

State campaign finance Website is a fiasco

I did this past week, as Tuesday was the always dreaded deadline for the Cycle 1 campaign finance report that has to be filed for state legislative candidates, as well as the state-wide races.

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Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Senate

The News Item

Casey wants to increase COPS funds

Since 2005, almost $120 million has been cut from a federal program that helps local police departments hire new officers, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said he wants to reverse that money flow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Menendez, Democrat

Post-gazette.com

Pa. film seeks to combat abuses in U.S. juvenile justice system

There was no popcorn but plenty of policy talk at a movie screening in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Teenagers, Luzerne County, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Roll Call

Senate Democrats to Holder: Intervene in GM Recall

A group of five Democratic senators want the Justice Department to take action to keep General Motors from denying responsibility for faulty ignition switches.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Edward Markey

PennLive.com

A brouhaha at Brick Haus, a notorious egg sandwich returns, and more Dubious Deeds

This week, we have a brouhaha at the Brick Haus, a very expensive egg sandwich , an unusual use of a turkey fryer, bologna name wars, and more.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Opinion

YourErie

Sen. Casey Helps Launch Bipartisan Working Group to Tackle RX Drug and Heroin Abuse

U.S. Senator Bob Casey announced that he has helped to launch a bipartisan working group on the Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee to tackle the increasing crisis of prescription drug and heroin abuse across the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Nursing

YourErie

Sen Casey Calls on DOJ To Push GM To Establish Victims Compensation Fund

In Wake of Massive Recall: Casey Calls on DOJ To Push GM To Establish Victims Compensation Fund and Accept Civil Responsibility for Faulty Cars that Cost Lives U.S. Senator Bob Casey , joined by five Senators, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to push General Motors to establish a victims compensation ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Prison, Automakers, General Motors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times Leader

Casey pushes funds for more cops

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey made a simple argument: More cops on the street make for safer streets and more bulletproof vests for cops make for safer cops.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Luzerne County, PA

The Daily Record

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

The wheels of state government typically grind slowly, so swift action by the Public Utility Commission -- done in weeks, not months or years -- comes as a pleasant surprise.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

YourErie

Sen. Casey to Push for Plan to Add More Cops

Washington, DC- U.S. Senator Bob Casey will push for a plan to add more cops to Pennsylvania's streets following a $118 million cut to the COPS Hiring program since 2010.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Robert Casey, Democrat, US News

YourErie

Sen. Casey Statement on Incident at Franklin Regional High School

U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the incident at Franklin Regional High School: "I am stunned by the senseless tragedy at Franklin Regional High School.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Times Leader

'Kids for Ca$h' comes to the Capitol

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Wednesday expressed hope that the showing of a film in the nation's Capitol depicting the infamous "kids for cash'' scandal that shocked Luzerne County in 2008 will serve as an impetus to reform America's juvenile justice system.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Luzerne County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Erie Times News

Our View: Squeeze is on social service agencies

Erie's neediest residents already have it tough. Now they will have to absorb an indirect blow because of federal cutbacks in the Community Development Block Grant program.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Non-Profit, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Erie County, PA, Opinion

Philly.com

The Democratic made-for-TV campaign

Every element of every ad is tested with focus groups. Everything you see, every word you hear has a purpose.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Kids, US Governors, Tom Corbett

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