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  • Penn State kicks off 2016 recruiting class

    Penn State kicks off 2016 recruiting class
    Three seasons of Penn State football came together over the weekend, as the coaches prepared for 2014 while recruiting for 2015 and '16. Franklin noted two commitments on Twitter this past weekend, including one for the class of 2016. Irvin Charles, a...
  • U.S. News best hospitals rankings include LVH, St. Luke's

    In what has become an annual event, U.S. News & World Report this month recognized local facilities on its Best Hospitals list. The news site placed Lehigh Valley Health Network's Cedar Crest, Allentown, Muhlenberg and Hazleton hospitals and St. Luke's...
  • Not using seat belts is causing teen deaths

    Shortly after turning 20, Austin Danish rolled his car driving to work. The vehicle flipped several times and was totaled. Danish escaped with a partially collapsed lung and a cut on his forehead that's now a scar. "My mom had ingrained in my head to...
  • Two people killed in Pennsylvania house explosion

    (Reuters) - Two people died in an early morning house explosion on Tuesday in a rural area of western Pennsylvania, local emergency officials said. The explosion happened at 4 a.m. at a home in South Beaver Township, about 40 miles northwest of...
  • Starz Announces Premiere Dates for 'The Chair,' 'Survivor's Remorse'

    Starz's original filmmaking experiment, "The Chair," will premiere on Sat., Sept. 6 at 11 p.m., the cabler announced today. The series, created by "Project Greenlight" and "Good Will Hunting" executive producer Chris Moore, is a 10-part documentary...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Macleod, emergency room physician

    Last week, the Pennsylvania Medical Society announced new, voluntary physician guidelines regarding the prescribing of powerful painkillers called opioids. Dr. Bruce Macleod, an emergency room physician in Pittsburgh and the president of the society,...
  • NFL Training Camp dates, details

    The Sports Xchange NFL Training Camp dates, details Following is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates. --Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated is generally held the day...
  • Pruebas de olfato y visión detectan la demencia precozmente, según estudios

    Pruebas de olfato y visión detectan la demencia precozmente, según estudios
    La incapacidad para identificar olores sería una señal del deterioro cognitivo y de la enfermedad de Alzheimer, mientras que pruebas visuales revelarían la acumulación de beta-amiloide en el cerebro, que es un indicador de la enfermedad, según varios...
  • Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent

     Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent
    One month from today, high school football teams across Pennsylvania will open official practices for 2014. The inaugural Eastern Pennsylvania Conference season should feature plenty of top talent. The senior class that played as juniors in the Lehigh...
  • VA health care scandal update: See the latest patient wait-time data

     
    The uproar over the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal has quieted some in recent weeks, but the pressure still is on for medical centers and outpatient clinics to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner. Data released......
  • Former governor Thornburgh has mild stroke

    Former Gov. Dick Thornburgh, who led Pennsylvania during the Three Mile Island crisis and served as U.S. attorney general under two presidents, suffered a mild stroke on Saturday morning at his weekend home in Ligonier, his wife said. "He is resting...