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  1. Villanova Football signs 17 to National Letter of IntentRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Double G Sports

    Across the country, many high school students signed their National Letter of Intent to play a fall sport in college on Wednesday afternoon. Villanova football head coach Andy Talley announced his 2016 recruiting class of 17 players expected to enroll and join the Wildcat roster in the fall of this year.

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  2. As Porngate hits state high court, Sprague brought in as mediatorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Philly.com

    With the stakes escalating for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in the Porngate scandal, a judicial tribunal has quietly brought in prominent Philadelphia lawyer Richard A. Sprague to mediate a deal that could forestall a public trial for Justice J. Michael Eakin. In December, the disciplinary panel suspended Eakin while he awaits trial on ethics charges for his exchange of salacious, misogynistic, and racially offensive emails.

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  3. Amid big changes in Philly media, startup Billy Penn sticks to its visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Columbia Journalism Review

    In the 16 months since the news startup Billy Penn launched, the media landscape in Philadelphia, the site's home city, has changed dramatically. The major dailies made a radical shift to a nonprofit model, the alt-weekly City Paper was shuttered , the public radio station lost experienced leadership, and other digital startups went live, making their own bid for local readers.

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  4. Vigo is an Unprecedented 'Personal Guardian Angel' Aimed to Eliminate Drowsy DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Vigo is the world's first smart Bluetooth headset that tracks alertness. Specifically engineered to counteract drowsy driving, Vigo uses an infrared sensor that tracks eye and head motion.

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  5. County can't meet new smog standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2008 | Post-gazette.com

    New federal smog standards are not protective of either human health or the environment, according to state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Kathleen McGinty, but that doesn't mean Allegheny County can meet them. Ms. McGinty said the state urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to follow the unanimous recommendations of its own scientific advisory committee that would have reduced the standard for ozone, the primary component of smog, to between 60 and 70 parts per billion.

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  6. PSU recruiting mirrors 2015 play on fieldRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    "From here on out, it is all about wins and losses. Period. End of story," said Ryan Snyder, who covers college football recruiting for BlueWhite Illustrated and a couple of other schools for Rivals.com.

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  7. Transportation technology helps winter travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Thankfully, many Pennsylvanians heeded our warnings not to travel during the recent winter storm. But without being on the road, it can be hard to tell what conditions might be, especially for those who don't have the option to stay home.

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  8. Wolf calls for an 'honest budget,' tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Eleven weary months later, Gov. Tom Wolf is about to deliver a second budget proposal that he says will narrowly focus on boosting school funding while raising taxes to pay for automatic cost increases. "There are no other issues," Mr. Wolf said last week during an interview with the Post-Gazette.

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  9. Public deserves better from HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The sinking feeling starts with the reality that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday will propose a new budget for the state before he and the Republican majorities in the state House and Senate have finished work on the current one. The state limps along with a stopgap budget amid a climate of sniping and gridlock.

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  10. Penn dominates the glass in 67-57 win over HarvardRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    Darien Nelson-Henry scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Max Rothschild finished with 14 points and 11 boards as Pennsylvania beat Harvard 57-47 on Saturday night. Matt Howard added another double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds for Pennsylvania .

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  11. Medication Guidelines Bring Call for ResearchRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    In light of its continued concerns over withdrawal times and threshold testing levels for therapeutic medications included in the National Uniform Medication Program, the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association Feb. 6 indicated it plans to help fund research that would be peer-reviewed and published. The horsemen's group for a few years has gone back and forth with the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, which approves the guidelines and submits them for consideration by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.

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  12. For juvenile killers, now lifers, a ray of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Philly.com

    In 1987, two 15-year-olds committed a vicious murder and were sentenced to life without parole. A Supreme Court decision offers the possibility of a new future, of freedom.

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  13. New FAA bill won't solve future aviation problems but will create new onesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Heavy criticism of the new aviation bill: The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act introduced in the House of Representatives today is being touted as a plan for the future of U.S. aviation, but it could create dire consequences for the future of personal recreational flying in our nation, according to the Experimental Aircraft Association. This legislation is a six-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, but would spin off air traffic control services into a private not-for-profit corporation that would be administered by an independent board of directors.

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  14. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) still banned from practicing law.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | RedState

    In fact, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unanimously refused to lift AG Kathleen Kane's ban. This takes skill, if 'skill' can indeed be legitimately used in this context .

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  15. Silver Lining for Man Who Lost Recliner in FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WICU12 Erie

    The loss of Fred's Furniture is especially disappointing for some customers. But, there is a silver lining for at least one of them.

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  16. Sports Obsession Stocked with Super Bowl MerchandiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WICU12 Erie

    Levi's Stadium may be 2,500 miles from Erie, but here, and everywhere else, football fans are gearing up for the climax of the NFL season. The big game will have a big impact on some Erie area businesses.

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  17. Interstate 81 reopened in Dauphin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    The northbound lanes of Interstate 81 have been reopened following a crash earlier Saturday morning, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The northbound lanes of the interstate were closed between Exit 72 and Exit 77, the exit for Route 39 and Hershey in West Hanover Township.

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  18. Route 11 reopened after fatal crash in Camp HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    Police and emergency crews at a crash on Route 11 at North 27th Street in Camp Hill, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Route 11 in Camp Hill has been reopened after a fatal accident earlier Saturday morning, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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  19. Crash closes portion of Interstate 81 in Dauphin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    A crash involving multiple vehicles has shut down a portion of the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Dauphin County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The crash was first reported at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday near mile marker 73, just north of Exit 72, the exit for Linglestown in Lower Paxton Township, PennDOT said.

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  20. Issue of nursing home visitation addressedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    For the second month in a row, Pastor John Holman addressed the Penn Twp. Board of Supervisors concerning his ability to visit residents at Kinkora Nursing Home.

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