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  1. Penn GSE and Penn Medicine celebrate anniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    GSE celebrated its centennial this past year, marking 100 years since its official founding in 1914. Originally, the school had just nine undergraduate courses taught by three professors.

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  2. Getting there: The heat before the stormsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    The National Weather Service says showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of the front which will be moving west to east around midday and into this afternoon. Some of the storms, NWS says, could produce heavy rainfall.

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  3. PA Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus Will End Aug. 31 Unless Senate Votes For ExtensionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Veterans might not get any additional time to apply for the Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus if the state Senate doesn't reconvene and vote before Aug. 31 - the date the program is slated to end. "In June, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to extend the Persian Gulf Veterans' Bonus Program for three years," said Gov. Tom Wolf.

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  4. Wozniak Urges Businesses to Apply for Advantage GrantsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    State Sen. John Wozniak would like to urge local businesses interested in reducing pollution and energy costs to apply for a Small Business Advantage Grant through the state Department of Environmental Protection. "These grants provide a powerful incentive for businesses to help protect the environment for future generations by rewarding the effort with long-term reduction in costs," Wozniak said.

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  5. Janesville Bridge Replacement to start Aug. 3 in Clearfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is advising area drivers that a bridge replacement job is scheduled Aug. 3-20 in Clearfield County. Located on Route 253 in the village of Janesville, the bridge is currently weight-limit posted at 30 ton for single vehicles and 39 ton for combination vehicles.

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  6. Pennsylvania Offers the Most Homeownership Assistance Programs of any StateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    In a recent story, Money magazine recognized Pennsylvania as the state with the most assistance programs to help homebuyers and homeowners. The article draws on data posted online by mortgage Web site HSH.com, which ranks the 50 states and Washington, D.C., with Pennsylvania coming out on top.

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  7. Glimpse of History: Stocking up for the livestock in FlemingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    FLEMINGTON - Unloading hay bales in the winter was just one of many tasks at the Dvoor Brothers Farm in Flemington, as shown in this photo from February 1958. According to the Hunterdon Land Trust, "The Dvoor farm was originally part of a huge tract owned by William Penn, who in addition to being the founder of Pennsylvania had extensive holdings throughout the Delaware Valley.

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  8. House Republicans say governor must face budget realityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    Gov. Tom Wolf manufactured an upcoming crisis for social services agencies by vetoing the entire state budget passed by House and Senate Republicans instead of only parts, a key Republican House leader charged Wednesday. In the budget they passed June 30, House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler said, Republicans agreed to more than two-thirds of the budget's 401 spending line items with exactly the money the governor proposed or more, including many for social services spending.

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  9. Road work will reduce Route 29 to one laneRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    Motorists should expect travel delays on the South Cross Valley Expressway thanks to a major resurfacing project that starts today. The project will reduce Route 29 to one lane in both directions in some areas between the John S. Fine Bridge and Interstate 81 in Nanticoke, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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  10. MomentumTHE New Year's Eve DateRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    A regional advocate for the rights of the homeless says actions by Sugar Notch, Pa., officials to deny shelter to homeless men may be based upon fear and a lack of knowledge. About 40 homeless men were scheduled to receive temporary shelter at the Holy Family Roman Catholic church in Sugar Notch for a week beginning Jan. 11. About three dozen churches in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region each shelter the homeless for one or two weeks a year.

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  11. Eight-year-old Zion Harvey's wish to someday throw a football is...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    An eight-year-old boy, who had his hands and feet amputated at a young age, received donor hands and forearms after a groundbreaking 10-hour surgery Zion Harvey, who had his hands and feet amputated due to a severe infection as a young boy, has always dreamt of throwing a football. It looks like his wish will finally come true.

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  12. Testing under scrutiny in Pa. House hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Concerns about the statewide testing of students in Pennsylvania dominated an hours-long hearing Wednesday before the House Education Committee. During testimony from educators, panel members heard worries that testing is detracting from the quality of education while adding to its cost.

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  13. Minimal closures planned during bridge repair Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Residents were relieved to hear that there will be minimal overnight full closures of the Narrowsburg Bridge while it is fixed.

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  14. Gov. Wolf touts plan to York's rotary clubRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    Governor Tom Wolf addresses the York Rotary Club during their 100th Anniversary Luncheon, Wednesday July 29, 2015. John A. Pavoncello - jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com When Pennsylvania voters elected a Democratic governor while increasing the Republican majority in the Legislature last November, they sent a mixed message to Harrisburg.

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  15. County Planner Appointed to State Transportation Advisory Committee RSSRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NorthcentralPa.com

    Lycoming County Transportation Planner, Mark Murawski, was appointed by PA Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, 25th District, to serve on the prestigious Pennsylvania Transportation Advisory Committee . The 30 member committee consults with and advises the State Transportation Commission and PennDOT Secretary to determine goals and allocations of resources to address all modes of transportation.

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  16. A silver lining for Silver Lake?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    Scotty Roberge, 76, stands for a portrait between her lakefront cottage and Silver Lake in Fairview Township. Roberge has been a major part of why the lake has been able to meet Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection requirements.

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  17. Virginia man claims Mega Millions jackpot in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC 27

    Japan's top naval officer says the entire South China Sea could fall under China's military sphere of influence if it uses He selected the cash prize option and was presented with a ceremonial check for $91,781,644 after the ticket was validated Wednesday. Peloquin, a professional truck driver for nearly 30 years, bought his winning ticket at the Penn 80/Flying J Travel Plaza in Milton, Northumberland County, while traveling through Pennsylvania for work.

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  18. The Transformation of AmericaPart II: the Unmentionable ConundrumRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2012 | American Reporter

    A white Ford F-250 pick-up rumbled through town, a Confederate rebel flag flapping on a pole behind the cab; on the rear bumper were a pro-life and three anti-Obama stickers, the thrust of two of which are not fit for a family newspaper. It wasn't a lone-wolf protest; several cars, trucks, and homes in the area sport the same flags and messages.

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  19. On Native GroundCONSERVATIVES Put Politics Ahead of the Good of the NationRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2012 | American Reporter

    It's the beginning of April, and that means I have just finished celebrating New Year's Eve, and will soon begin shopping for Valentine's gifts. In a month or two, I may even get around to toasting St. Patrick.

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  20. Governor Wolf Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    "We are at a fork in the road," Wolf said of the 29-day budget stalemate between he and Pennsylvania Republicans, before continuing, "But not like the one that Yogi Berra was talking about, 'When you're at a fork in the road, take it.' " Wolf's reference to the New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher gathered a roomful of laughs at the York Rotary Club luncheon where the Governor was a guest speaker.

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