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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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Well: Teenagers Face Early Death, on Their Terms

21 min 17 sec ago
A national push and a new guide are giving critically ill young patients a voice in end-of-life discussions.

Gene Saks, Tony-Winning Director of Neil Simon Hits, Dies at 93

44 min 57 sec ago
Mr. Saks, who switched from acting to directing in midcareer, won three Tony Awards and became the leading interpreter of the plays of Neil Simon.

Arab Leaders Agree on Joint Military Force

1 hour 32 min ago
Many analysts attributed the move, intended to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism, in large part to the Arab states’ drive for more independence from Washington.

Citi Bike Service Returns After Weekend Shutdown

1 hour 47 min ago
The New York City bike share program abruptly suspended service for maintenance work on Friday. By Sunday morning, nearly all of the bike stations were operating, a spokeswoman said.

Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness

2 hours 18 min ago
Aviation experts say that most screening programs in Europe and the United States are based on an honor system that relies on pilots volunteering information about their mental health.


Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Crews respond to house fire in Steelton

24 min 52 sec ago
Dauphin County dispatch confirmed a residential fire was reported Sunday afternoon in Steelton.

Despite warming temperatures, overnight snow on the way

1 hour 19 min ago

According to the National Weather Service at State College, a 30 percent chance of snow is in the forecast between 2 and 8 a.m. Monday, and more could be on the way Tuesday night.

Marietta man, 85, remains in critical condition after colliding with train

3 hours 6 min ago

Officials at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center said Sunday that Clark Arnold is still listed in critical condition following the Friday crash in Lancaster County in which his truck collided with a train.

State trooper struck on I-81 remains in critical condition

1 hour 19 min ago

The 47-year-old Pennsylvania State Police trooper struck by his own cruiser while assisting a motorist on I-81 Friday remains in critical condition today.

West Shore road-construction projects to begin Monday

1 hour 19 min ago

According to PennDOT, commuters in eastern Cumberland County will run into a number of road-repair projects starting Monday.


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.