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  1. Son of man banned from guns is blinded in shooting accidentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Pocono Record

    An 11-year-old girl fired a borrowed gun at a Pennsylvania shooting range and the bullet ricocheted off the ground, striking her 12-year-old brother in the head and blinding him, state police said in court documents. The children's father, Anthony Vankirk II, was at the Halfmoon Township gun range when his son was shot Saturday.

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  2. Pennsylvania man faces gun charges; son, 12, shot at rangeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Pocono Record

    A Pennsylvania man banned from owning guns due to a 2004 drug conviction has been jailed on weapons charges after his son was shot at a shooting range. Thirty-two-year-old Anthony Vankirk II, of State College, has not been charged in his 12-year-old son's shooting Saturday afternoon at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Scotia Shooting Range in Halfmoon Township.

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  3. Pocono Raceway considered for driverless car proving groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Pocono Record

    State officials hope to bring automated vehicle testing to Monroe County. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced plans to establish and expand testing at three facilities, including one at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond.

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  4. Faculty strike: Both sides talk, but not to each other Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Pocono Record

    The second day of the statewide Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculty union strike featured more of the the same picketing and stagnant development toward a contract agreement. As a new wave of picketing faculty began on East Stroudsburg University's campus, lines of communication between the union and state system and universities remained broken.

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  5. The Latest: No talks underway with striking professorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Pennsylvania's state university system is not in formal contract talks with its union but says it's still looking for "a path forward" while professors continue strikes for the second day at 14 state universities. System spokesman Kenn Marshall says: "Even though there are no formal negotiating sessions underway, the State System is working hard to find a path forward."

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  6. Professors strike a second day, disrupting 100,000 students Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Pocono Record

    More than 100,000 state university students in Pennsylvania were told Thursday to stay at school, as striking professors returned to picket lines on 14 campuses for a second day and their union pleaded for a resumption of contract talks. The state university system had informed students they should show up for class unless their individual schools indicated otherwise.

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  7. The Latest: Professors hit picket lines for 2nd dayRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Members of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties went on strike Wednesday after contract negotiations with the state stalled. The union represents more than 5,000 faculty and coaches.

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  8. The Latest: Professors, students take to picket linesRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Pocono Record

    A spokesman for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education says there is disappointment that the union representing faculty decided to strike, and the state system wants to settle the differences for the sake of the students. Kenn Marshall says the state system is still assessing the impact of the strike, because it's not immediately clear how many faculty members will participate and how it will affect classes.

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  9. ESU union faculty members go on strikeRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Pocono Record

    The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, the union that represents East Stroudsburg University and 13 other Pennsylvania state universities, announced it will go on strike this morning. The decision comes after a five-day bargaining session with the state system that was almost entirely veiled by a media embargo that began Saturday.

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  10. ESU students anxious as strike looms; deadline is 5 a.m. Wednesday Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Since the negotiating parties of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and the state system agreed to a media embargo during a series of bargaining sessions this weekend, there's been no update from either side on contract talks. But the threat of a statewide university faculty strike beginning at 5 a.m. Wednesday - if a contract is not reached by that time - looms over the East Stroudsburg University campus.

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  11. APSCUF and PASSHE negotiate through the weekendRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | Pocono Record

    A day after 100-plus faculty members participated in a rally though the East Stroudsburg University campus, the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced a three-day bargaining session series with the state system. The sessions - to run through the weekend before the date union members voted to strike by if an agreement was not reached - will take place at a neutral location, according to a statement.

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  12. ESU faculty union demonstratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Pocono Record

    A few dozen East Stroudsburg University faculty members gathered on the front lawn of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center Thursday afternoon. They were covered in a sea of red Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties T-shirts, with white signs standing over their heads.

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  13. APSCUF coaches union optimistic in contract talksRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Pocono Record

    The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties expressed a sense of hope for ongoing negotiations for their coach union members with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The contract negotiations between the union and the state system has been ongoing for months, with APSCUF announcing a set strike date of October 19 last week.

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  14. Strike talk hangs over ESU studentsRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Pocono Record

    A banner on the homepage of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties website keeps a running count of how many days the union's members have been working under their expired contract with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Friday is the 444th day under the expired contract - and quite possibly the most important day of the ongoing negotiation, according to APSCUF officials. While union members at Pennsylvania's 14 state colleges were in the midst of voting to authorize a strike last week, APSCUF president Ken Mash said the union intended to set a date for a strike if there was no change in negotiations.

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  15. APSCUF faculty members vote to authorize strike Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Faculty leaders now can set a strike date, after faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities- including East Stroudsburg University- overwhelmingly voted to give leaders that authority. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties Monday counted ballots, which were cast last week at universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

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  16. ESU faculty to vote on a strike next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities, including East Stroudsburg University, are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced Thursday that faculty will vote on the campuses from Sept.

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  17. ESU faculty to vote on a strike next month Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities, including East Stroudsburg University, are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced Thursday that faculty will vote on the campuses from Sept.

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  18. Bruce Springsteen wears Penn State hat in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Pocono Record

    Springsteen was photographed in Spain on Wednesday wearing a Penn State cap. The Boss recently performed in State College, Pennsylvania.

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