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  1. E-readers are SLEEPIERRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Chris Sweda / MCT files Sheri Jacobs and her daughter, Jillian, 10, use an iPad as they relax on the couch at their home in Deerfield, Ill. A study has found reading from a light-emitting device, such as an e-reader, before bedtime can shift your body's natural clock and delay the onset and characteristics of your sleep.

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  2. Clark-DickmanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Noreen Clark, Mountain Top. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Clark and the late Nason Clark, Drexel Hill and the late George and Marjorie Roberts, Dansville, N.Y. The prospective groom is the son of Thomas and Robin Dickman, Hudson, Wisc.

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  3. Fifth Pinstripe Bowl the most successful yetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | YESNetwork

    New York Yankees president Randy Levine speaks during a Pinstripe Bowl news conference at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 9. Every year, it's a natural tagline for every event to say that the current edition is the "best yet." For the Pinstripe Bowl, however, that's not just hyperbole for the 2014 edition that featured the first-ever postseason matchup between long-time rivals Boston College and Penn State University.

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  4. The aura of Derek Jeter was present at the Pinstripe BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Derek Jeter may be retired from baseball, but that doesn't mean he's done affecting the outcomes of sporting contests. The Penn State University Nittany Lions overcame the Boston College Eagles in overtime on Saturday in the Pinstripe Bowl, held at Yankee Stadium.

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  5. Retired UHV professor updates popular education law textbook 10 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    During a nearly three-decade career teaching education law, Lawrence Rossow has shaped how countless educators think about legal situations. "We can't train school principals to know the laws in any particular month," Rossow said.

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  6. Geospatial Intelligence course offered for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As a writer of the " Corey Pearson- CIA Spymaster in the Caribbean " spy series, I try to obtain knowledge about the technical means that our intelligence services use to battle global terrorism. Knowing how ELINT, HUMINT, COMINT, SIGINT and MASINT work together in their surveillance missions makes for fast-paced spy novel plotting and intrigue.

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  7. Glow from iPads disrupts sleep, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Basking in the blue glow of tablets, smartphones and other electronic devices before bedtime could be messing up our sleep patterns more profoundly than we realize, and even affecting our long-term health, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "It may be having a greater impact than we previously thought," said Anne-Marie Chang, a professor at Penn State University and a co-author of the study, which was conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

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  8. Obituary Notice: Donald L. "Unc" SneddenRead the original story

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    Born Oct. 2, 1934, he was the son of the late Robert and Mabel Snedden. He was a graduate of Sandy High School.

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  9. Market MoverTORNADOS and the Twisted 'Ho-Hum' MediaRead the original story

    May 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    According to Oxford professor Andrew Linzey, the editor of the Journal of Animal Ethics, it's insulting to our pets to use terms like "mine" and "my," because it denotes that they're property. We also shouldn't call them pets, because the term is insulting.

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  10. Confucius centers raise questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Robesonian

    What are the limits of the partnerships that a public institution of higher education may form? A growing number of critics, including university officials and faculty, argue that accepting funding and academic influence from the communist Chinese government crosses a line. At the core of this controversy is a project begun in 2004 by the Chinese government to fund on-campus centers promoting Chinese language and culture, and "deepening friendly relationships" with other countries.

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  11. There's porn in your inbox, your honor; The Top 5 Political Stories of 2014: John L. MicekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PennLive.com

    Depending on how you look at it, 2014 either held an embarrassment of riches for political junkies or it was just plain embarrassing. From porn-y emails and the pension belly-flop to the near-constant string of gaffes for Attorney General Kathleen Kane and the ascendance of a guy who says he wants to legislate via Louisville Slugger , the past 12 months have held no shortage of gut-busting -- and gut-wrenching -- moments.

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  12. Penn State senior's shirts help motivateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    Abu Fofanah wants to make sure you have both. That's what you get with Motivational Apparel - MoAp for short.

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  13. Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and AfterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Statecollege.com

    This is what Boston College football looked like when I ventured to its Chestnut Hill, Mass., campus to cover Penn State's game there in 1982: -- Penn State beat the Golden Eagles in that game, 52-17, pounding out 309 yards rushing and 309 yards passing on the road to its first national championship. -- The crowd of 33,205 was the quickest sellout in the history of Alumni Stadium, built in 1952.

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  14. World War I soldiers took a real Christmas breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Stars and Stripes

    German tenor Walter Kirchhoff had performed at London's Covent Garden opera house in 1913, but he had never sung for a French audience. Soldiers on both sides had been separately singing Christmas carols and bawdy songs when Mr. Kirchhoff arrived in the trenches.

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  15. Linus Explains What Christmas Is AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.

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  16. When the battlefield fell silentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Toledo Blade

    This is an undated image provided by the Henry Williamson Society of World War I soldier Pvt. Henry Williamson, who served with the London Rifle Brigade during December of 1914.

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  17. iPad glow might disrupt sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Star Tribune

    "It may be having a greater impact than we previously thought," said Anne-Marie Chang, a professor at Penn State University and a co-author of the study, which was conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. A growing body of evidence has suggested what many people have experienced firsthand - that the pervasive glow of electronic gadgets can hinder a good night's sleep.

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  18. Daddy Longlegs: Spiders & Other CrittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Live Science

    Daddy longlegs is a term used to refer to three different types of critters, and only one of them is a spider. A common belief is that daddy longlegs spiders are the most venomous spiders in the world.

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  19. Ogemaw grad Anthony Zettel putting freakish skills on display in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | MLive.com

    But the Penn State University football team hopes he puts all the important ones on full display Saturday when he leads the Nittany Lions up against Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. A West Branch, Michigan, native who rose to prominence at Ogemaw Heights High School, Zettel delivered a breakout season on the football field this fall.

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  20. Wham! - 'Last Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.

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