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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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Senate Vote Is a Victory for Obama on Trade, but a Tougher Test Awaits

1 hour 21 min ago
Senator Mitch McConnell aligned with the president to push the deal, which would link 12 nations on either side of the Pacific into a trading bloc and expand the president’s trading authority. The legislation still requires House approval.

At Synagogue, Obama Restates His Support for Israel

1 hour 38 min ago
President Obama used a speech to knock down perceptions, fueled in part by recent tussles over Iran, that he lacks a commitment to Israelis and Jewish concerns.

Drop That Nozzle: New Jersey Remains a Full-Service Island

1 hour 41 min ago
For 70 years, New Jersey has banned self-serve gas stations and most residents want it to stay that way.

More Than One Attacker Is Suspected in Killings of 4 in Washington

1 hour 43 min ago
Investigators said Darron D. Wint, charged in the killings of four people, stayed ahead of a police search with aid from others.

40 Are Killed in Gun Battle in Mexico

1 hour 48 min ago
Most of the dead were civilians in a confrontation after the ambush of a police convoy in an area known for drug gangs bordering Michoacán and Jalisco States.


Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Headstone placed at Jarrod Tutko Jr.'s grave nearly seven months after funeral

15 min 36 sec ago

Middletown's Gingrich Memorials donated the black heart-shaped headstone.

'This thing got blown out of proportion,' defendant recalls saying after arrest on murder-for-hire charges

2 hours 39 min ago

"This whole thing got blown out of proportion," Hess recalled saying after the arrest at Denny's on April 18, 2014.

'You may have to save a life, take a life or give your life': State Police welcome 122 new troopers

2 hours 46 min ago

The one-hundred forty-first cadet class graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy on Friday and will assume their positions as state troopers next week.

9-year-old Justin Borrell Jr. gets a fireman's sendoff

50 min 59 sec ago

Nine-year-old Justin "Lil' J" Borrell, Jr. dreamed of following in his dad's footsteps, becoming a firefighter. For the firefighter that would never be, the Ickesburg Fire Company gave him a firefighters' send off, complete with a procession of fire engines through the town.

School bus driver charged with harassment

6 hours 48 min ago

The driver activated the flashing red lights of the bus before getting out to threaten a motorist, police said.


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.