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  1. Vet team identifies new therapeutic targets for tropical disease leishmaniasisRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from Penn found that a number of FDA-approved drugs could block the inflammatory pathway that leads to skin lesions in leishmaniasis. Credit: University of Pennsylvania Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease transmitted by the bite of a sand fly.


  2. Man, 41, Charged With Indecent Exposure For Intercourse IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Smoking Gun

    The 41-year-old Pennsylvanian is facing criminal charges for allegedly exposing himself to a woman inside the Pequea Valley Public Library in Intercourse, a Lancaster County village. Holbrook, whose rap sheet includes a prior indecent exposure collar, allegedly "exposed his genitals" to the 33-year-old victim earlier this month, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report .


  3. Pa. Legislature introduces autonomous vehicle testing billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Uber is testing self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh. On Friday the Pennsylvania Legislature introduced legislation in the state Senate which would govern testing.


  4. What If State DOTs Listened to Cities Before Starting Urban Projects?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    It's not uncommon for bitter disputes to develop when state DOTs come into urban neighborhoods and start making changes to state-controlled streets. In Pittsburgh, for instance, locals who wanted better walking and biking conditions on wide, dangerous West Carson Street were disappointed with Pennsylvania DOT's reconstruction project , which left in place a car-centric design.


  5. Sons of Cocaine-Using Fathers Have Profound Memory ImpairmentsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    Fathers who use cocaine at the time of conceiving a child may be putting their sons at risk of learning disabilities and memory loss. The findings of the animal study were published online in Molecular Psychiatry by a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.


  6. Kenney Calls Pa. Senatora s "Inner City" Comment "Racism"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Last week, Pennsylvania senator and Education Committee chair John Eichelberger reportedly claimed that students in some "inner city" neighborhoods need "less intensive" programs. "That is the basic problem in school funding in Pennsylvania: We go to Harrisburg, hat in hand, to beg for money from those men -those white men - who think our kids can't succeed," Kenney said at a City Hall roundtable on early literacy, according to the newspaper.


  7. Besides me, here's what readers wouldn't miss about Pa.: Nancy EshelmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    "Please leave. I wouldn't miss you. I will never read your column again until you issue an apology for your thoughtless and hurtful comments.


  8. Ex-Rendell aide John Estey disbarred before sentencing in campaign finance case, report: Friday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Gov. Ed Rendell's chief of staff John Estey applauds as Rendell enters to deliver his yearly state budget address to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and Senate at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007. Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers.


  9. Pa.'s bridge problem slowly improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    Pa.'s bridges 3rd most 'structurally deficient' in US. Here's why that's not all bad news.


  10. TRAFFIC: Water main break closes part of Frankstown Road in Penn HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Also today, northbound and southbound lane restrictions are in place on Route 28 at the Highland Park Bridge interchange, weekdays through March 1. Crews are inspecting the bridge, ramp and walls on Route 28 and the Highland Park Bridge, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route 65/Ohio River Boulevard - Northbound lane restrictions Friday for road repairs and the installation of rumble strips, between Fort Duquesne Bridge and the McKees Rocks Bridge from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day as well as Monday. a-a Single lanes closed on Liberty Bridge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays in each direction.


  11. Gambling is state policyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    A Scranton Times-Tribune All Access subscription gets you complete access to both our print and digital publications, delivered to your home, desktop and mobile devices 7 days a week Digital Only Subscription Read the digital SMART Edition of The Times-Tribune on your PC or mobile device, and have 24/7 access to breaking news, local sports, contests, and more at or on our mobile apps. Digital Services Have news alerts sent to your mobile device, read the Smart Edition sign up for daily newsletters, activate your all access, enter contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars.


  12. The rebellious teenager inside every American voterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Once upon a time, you probably had a boyfriend that your parents didn't like. Did you listen to your parents? Probably not.


  13. Commentary: Medical marijuana will help Pa. fight opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 |

    Pennsylvania is in the midst of an opioid crisis that continues to worsen. For too many patients, seeking relief from their pain has led to addiction - which, in some cases, has cost them their lives.


  14. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry nearly 800 Jewish refugees from Romania to British-mandated Palestine during World War II, sank in the Black Sea off Turkey after it was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine; all but one of the refugees on board perished. In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII issued an edict outlining his calendar reforms.


  15. Report: Fires Went Unreported on PA BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    Documents from last fall's federal investigation indicate that workers on Pittsburgh's Liberty Bridge sparked two minor fires that went unreported in the days before September's blaze that shut down the major city bridge. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , which acquired the Occupational Safety and Health Administration documents through the Freedom of Information Act, the crew from Joseph B. Fay Co.


  16. Long wait for Mon-Fayette completion, not so much for I-79 wideningRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | O-R Online

    Doug Smith, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission transportation planning director, discusses regional transportation projects during a Feb. 23 meeting at Peters Township Municipal Building.


  17. No. 11 Kentucky Hosts Illinois, Northern Illinois and Washington on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The No. 11 Kentucky gymnastics program will compete in consecutive quad meets when UK hosts Illinois, Northern Illinois and Washington on Friday inside Memorial Coliseum.


  18. Clout: Could Republican be sole candidate in heavily Dem 197th District?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Can the number of times you flush your toilet and turn on your lights determine if you are eligible to be on the ballot for a state House district? Covey booted from the ballot Frederick Ramirez, who had been the Democratic nominee in the March 21 special election for the 197th District. That came two weeks after Covey held a hearing on a challenge brought by four voters - two Democrats, two Republicans in the North Philadelphia district who claimed the low levels of water and electricity usage at Ramirez's home showed he didn't really live there.


  19. DN editorial: Eichelberger needs schooling on state's education issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    WE'D LIKE TO GIVE State Sen. John Eichelberger the benefit of the doubt for a flap he created while addressing a town-hall meeting with constituents in Carlisle. During a wide-ranging discussion about education issues, Eichelberger turned his attention to Philadelphia and complained that money was being misspent pushing minority students into college instead of into vocational programs.


  20. Landfill where worker died in landslide partially reopensRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    County commissioners say they've been told that a Pennsylvania landfill where a worker was buried in a landslide of dirt and garbage has partially reopened. A large section of the Greentree Landfill in Elk County collapsed Feb. 8 onto five workers.