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Submitted by Siddheshwar S. Salvi on Tuesday, 8/25/2009, at 12:56 PM

First Meeting of the Semester - Times TBA.


The New York Times

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2 Killed in Texas After Firing on Anti-Islamist Group’s Event

33 min 7 sec ago
Two assailants in Garland, Tex., shot a private security guard and were, in turn, killed by the police at an event run by Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative.

Ben Carson Says He’ll Seek 2016 G.O.P. Nomination

53 min 9 sec ago
The retired neurosurgeon, positioning himself as an alternative candidate in a crowded Republican presidential field, confirms his candidacy.

G.O.P. Hopefuls Now Aiming to Woo the Middle Class

1 hour 43 min ago
The candidates who hope to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016 are trying to create a very different set of associations than the last three.

Ben Carson on the Issues

1 hour 46 min ago
An acknowledged novice on foreign affairs, the retired doctor has staked out stronger positions on health care, immigration and same-sex marriage.

Bits Blog: 40 Busy Years Later, Paul Allen, a Microsoft Founder, Considers His Creation

1 hour 59 min ago
Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates 40 years ago, says the most daunting task the company faces is getting momentum in the mobile market.


Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Sunny Monday might be followed by showers midweek

1 hour 58 min ago

Highs in the lower 80s are expected Monday as the Harrisburg area receives another nice spring day.

Man charged with stabbing two outside Sunbury bar

3 hours 18 min ago
Tyrone Lee, 27, of Plymouth, was arraigned on charges that include attempted homicide, aggravated and simple assault and possession of an instrument of crime. He was jailed in lieu of $300,000 bail.

Sen. Pat Browne under investigation for DUI after motorcycle crash: report

2 hours 14 min ago

A news release from state police in Fogelsville said Browne, 51, of Allentown, is being investigated for a possible DUI after the crash.

Sen. Pat Browne injured in motorcycle crash in Lehigh County

2 hours 39 min ago

The Lehigh County Republican senator was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he is reported to be in stable condition in the intensive care unit, according to a Senate Republican news release and an Associated Press report.

Pa. amusement park ends opening day early after disturbances

8 hours 6 min ago

Police in West Mifflin near Pittsburgh said the incidents at Kennywood Park were reported at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and the park closed a half-hour later.


Boston Globe: Students Switching Activism to Boardroom

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Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk Set For May 13

May 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead in Amherst will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk on Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m. The walk honors the memory of the poet Emily Dickinson, who died on May 15, 1886. The event is free and open to the public.