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  • Ewan McGregor Starring in Philip Roth's 'American Pastoral'

    Lakeshore Entertainment has hired Phillip Noyce to direct and Ewan McGregor to star in its long-in-development drama, "American Pastoral." The project is based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with an adapted screenplay written by John...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County

    9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County
    A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt. The boy, whose name was not immediately released, was in critical condition in Western Pennsylvania Hospital in...
  • Coal, health advocates square off over proposed federal carbon controls during Pittsburgh hearing

    PITTSBURGH — Hearings on proposed federal carbon controls for coal-burning power plants spawned a march by thousands of coal miners and a rally by hundreds of environmentalists — and succeeded in demonstrating that a major change in the...
  • Raymond C. Ventrone: EPA emissions plan would impair coal-related jobs, economy

    Throughout Pennsylvania, union members count on coal for the good-paying, middle-class jobs that enable them to support themselves and their families. I should know. As the business manager for Boilermakers Local 154 in the western part of the state,...
  • 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...
  • Dave Spigelmyer: Pennsylvania, U.S. benefit from gas drilling industry

    Columnist Paul Carpenter's most recent attack ("A tale of two legislators: the gas-drilling drama") on the thousands of hardworking men and women that make up Pennsylvania's shale industry was offensive and deeply ill-informed. Mr. Carpenter's...
  • After years of lobbying, Big Ben has Steelers running the no-huddle

    To Ben Roethlisberger, the no-huddle is a no-brainer. The Steelers' second-half resurgence in 2013 coincided with them regularly implementing the no-huddle offense, which allows Roethlisberger to execute plays in a rhythmic yet rat-a-tat style and limits...
  • 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...