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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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Trout Fishing, a Taut Line to Our Past

48 min 43 sec ago
The ancient communication between angler and fish is a connection to when humans had to hunt and gather to survive.

A. Alfred Taubman, Former Sotheby’s Owner and Mall Developer, Dies at 91

1 hour 56 min ago
The retail tycoon, who turned Sotheby’s into a global power for art sales, went to prison in a price-fixing scandal involving Christie’s that, prosecutors said, cheated buyers and sellers out of $100 million.

Conflict Over Soil and Water Quality Puts ‘Iowa Nice’ to a Test

2 hours 40 min ago
The state’s largest utility has sued three rural counties, saying they have done too little to prevent nitrates from farmland from getting into drinking water.

Police Unions, Facing Public Anger, Rethink How to Address Shootings

5 hours 27 min ago
Though they have historically defended suspect officers and denounced what they see as efforts to undermine the police, unions are reconsidering how best to deliver their message.

China’s Crackdown on Corruption Targets Golf, a ‘Sport for Millionaires’

5 hours 28 min ago
President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption has a new target: the popular capitalist pastime of golf, derided by Mao as a rich man’s game.

Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Blaze that was 'electrical in nature' rips through Dauphin County building

1 hour 44 min ago

No one was injured in the Saturday afternoon fire in East Hanover Township.

Hummelstown police officer charged with homicide facing court hearing Monday

32 min 40 sec ago
Officer Lis Mearkle is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Monday.

Lycoming DA expects arrest soon in wounding of 5 outside Williamsport night club

2 hours 10 min ago

District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt said investigators are following good leads and have a number of people of interest they would like to speak with.

Get ready for the rain

3 hours 51 min ago

It sounds like a soggy start is in store for the coming week.

Girl, 13, suspected in theft at Dauphin County high school, police say

4 hours 23 min ago

The crime targeted the candy/food station run by the school's Future Business Leaders of America group.


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.