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  1. Pa. AG Shapiro: I Will Continue To Enforce Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Pa. AG Shapiro: I Will Continue To Enforce Affordable Care Act After a federal judge in Texas ruled that former President Barack Obama's signature Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is unconstitutional, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said the ruling will not affect Pennsylvanians.

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  2. Rail Work Creates Route 100 Lane RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Sanatoga Post

    The Colebrookdale Railroad is planning north- and southbound lane restrictions on Route 100 on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., between Shoemaker Road and Manatawny Street in the borough, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said . Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area.

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  3. "Farm Bill" Passed: Good News for Grape Growers and WinemakersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Wine Business Online

    On Dec.11 the Senate passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, a.k.a. the Farm Bill, with an 87-13 vote, and the following day the House of Representatives approved the legislation with an equally bi-partisan vote of 369-47. The bill now goes to President Trump for his signature; it is anticipated that that event will take place next week.

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  4. Atherton Street Update Mid-to-Late DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is issuing an update for mid-to-late December for its North Atherton Street project in State College. Work will include relocation of numerous utility lines, relocation of sewer and water lines, drainage improvements, curbing, sidewalks, ADA ramps, traffic signal upgrades, new concrete median and paving.

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  5. AHA: Thyroid Problems Linked to Worsening Heart FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Drugs.com

    The thyroid is a tiny powerhouse. The gland, which is located at the base of the neck, releases hormones that control how the entire body uses energy and affects an array of organs throughout the body - including the heart.

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  6. Statewide sentencing initiative leaders visitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times Observer

    Eight years ago, the Pennsylvania General Assembly tasked the state's Commission on Sentencing with developing a risk assessment instrument. Mark Bergstrom, executive director of the Commission on Sentencing, said that the Commission proposed an instrument back in April that was ultimately modified in September.

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  7. rebecca traister philly good and madRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    Traister, who grew up in Abington Township, will discuss her book Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger at the Penn Book Center on Saturday. Rebecca Traister is one of the most sharp-witted, observant feminists of our time.

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  8. From day one, Democrats will fight to restore ethics to politics | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Mary Gay Scanlon, Congresswoman for Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District, and John Sarbanes, Congressman for Maryland's 3rd Congressional District As we speak with newly elected members of Congress from across the country, we hear one loud, clear, and consistent refrain - that many of them decided to run for office to restore faith in our democratic institutions and return us to a government of, by, and for the people.

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  9. College students want to fight rape culture with a porn filter. But are the two related?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Philly.com

    When James Martinson started a campaign to get the university he attends to implement a porn blocker on campus, he made the same arguments social conservatives have for decades: That pornography is prostitution - that it's harmful to those in it and those who consume it. But the 22-year-old Notre Dame student has touched a nerve that anti-porn activists before him may not have, garnering more than 1,000 students and faculty at the school to sign a petition asking the Catholic university to block porn.

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  10. Rhumbline Advisers Grows Holdings in Astec Industries, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of Astec Industries, Inc. by 8.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 54,824 shares of the industrial products company's stock after buying an additional 4,065 shares during the quarter.

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  11. A year after net neutrality's repeal, the fight continues - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNET News.com

    Editors' Note: We've asked the FCC to share their perspective on net neutrality, and will publish their commentary when it becomes available. Since its origin as a resource for scientists, the internet has grown to become the heartbeat of American innovation and social interaction.

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  12. Giveaway of overdose reversal drug meets unexpectedly big demand in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Many Pennsylvanians live in proximity to someone who is addicted to heroin or opioid painkillers and fear the person will overdose. That was obvious Thursday, when 6,105 kits containing the overdose reversal drug naloxone were given away at about 80 location across Pennsylvania.

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  13. Authorities Uncover $8 Million-a-Week Drug Operation in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New York Times

    It was a typical, single-family house with a landscaped yard and Christmas decorations in a quiet neighborhood in eastern Pennsylvania. But this week investigators, acting on a tip, uncovered a secret in the basement - a drug operation worth an estimated $8 million a week.

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  14. Fewer Pennsylvanians get health coverage as deadline nearsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Government numbers show that sign-ups for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act are down nationally and in Pennsylvania with days left to enroll. The state Department of Insurance says signups in Pennsylvania through last week were just over 163,000, while signups at the same point a year ago were 206,000.

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  15. Bear attacks Pennsylvania woman outside her home Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSB-TV

    MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Penn. - A Pennsylvania woman is in critical condition after being attacked by a bear.

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  16. Worth Another Look: Year in Review - EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    As science and technology advance, so too does the energy industry. In fact, it may be a misnomer to call it a single "industry" as gas, oil, coal, power generation and power distribution refineries are all unique industries unto themselves.

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  17. Redistricting amendment should be defeated | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Bills in the State Senate and Assembly are proposing a redistricting amendment to the state constitution. This amendment would shift the power to appoint members of the state legislative redistricting commission predominantly into the hands of the state legislature itself.

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  18. The Next Frontier For Career Growth, Advice From The First Woman To Lead An Ivy League UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    In my work with Millennials, one of the important things I've learned is that this generation of workers are self-driven lifelong learners. A backs this up, with 56 percent of survey participants ages 20 to 36 believing it is up to themselves to seek skills and opportunities proactively, wherever they are offered.

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  19. Cipicchio Added to Softball Coaching StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dartmouth Big Green

    Cipicchio comes to Dartmouth from the University of Pennsylvania where she spent the 2018 season as an assistant coach, working primarily as the hitting coach. During her tenure with the Quakers, Cipicchio helped Penn to the 39th best batting average in the nation which was the program's highest mark since 2004 and the 32nd most stolen bases per game .

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  20. Injuries reported in gas plant blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Star Online

    Four MarkWest Energy employees were flown by medical helicopter to two Pittsburgh hospitals after an explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant Thursday night in Washington County.

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