Animals perish in exotic pet store fire in Indiana, Pa.

Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015 4:00 pm Animals perish in exotic pet store fire in Indiana, Pa. INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — An exotic pet store in western Pennsylvania is closed after a fire swept through the building and killed many of the animals. Pearce’s Pet Palace owner Mike Pearce says he was only able to […]

Federal prison inmate gets 30 years for killing over stamps

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Autopsy set on missing man found dead near Pittsburgh tracks

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Shop local: Straw hats at The A List Look

Article:Shop local: The Baby Bag at Steel Pony Article:Shop local: Peg and Awl’s Marlowe lunch bag at Meadowsweet Mercantile Article:Shop local: Stanley Chester Albert stoneware Article:Shop local: The Urban Cabin Soap Co. beard oil Article:Shop local: Fisticuffs leather bracelets at Art Star Article:Shop local: Sassy dresses at Smak Parlour Article:Shop local: Novelty title plates at […]

PW’s Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Burlesque Festival; Cupcake Smash; and more

Friday, May 29 PERFORMANCE The Philadelphia Burlesque FestivalExuberant, creative, sassy burlesque acts blending vintage charm and modern attitude can be found on stage around Philly every week of the year—and yet, somehow, we don’t have an annual festival showcasing them. This week, that gets remedied, as local performers Liberty Rose and Dottie Riot are producing […]

PW’s Year of Beer: Yards 20th Anniversary Sour

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Cedar Crest High School: 2015 graduation photos

Cedar Crest High School held its graduation Friday, May 29, 2015. We’ll have photographers at many local high school graduations this year: Schedule of high school graduations Click here for full coverage of high school and college graduations Article source: http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/05/cedar_crest_high_school_2015_g.html

Trinity High School: 2015 graduation photos

Trinity High School held its graduation Friday, May 29, 2015. We’ll have photographers at many local high school graduations this year: Schedule of high school graduations Click here for full coverage of high school and college graduations Article source: http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/05/trinity_high_school_2015_gradu.html

Camp Hill firm promises alternative to natural gas pipelines

MONTOURSVILLE — Getting more Pennsylvania gas to Pennsylvania customers is the goal of a Camp Hill company. That is what Compass Natural Gas Partners CEO Hoon Won said Friday at the ceremonial groundbreaking for what is believed to be the first of its kind natural gas terminal in Pennsylvania to serve bulk customers. It is […]

Dean of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine: Precision Medicine is “Personalized, Problematic, and Promising”

The rapidly emerging field of precision medicine is a “disruptive innovation” that offers the possibility of remarkably fine-tuned remedies to improve patient health while minimizing the risk of harmful side effects, says J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, dean of the Perelman School of Medicine and executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health […]

Penn Medicine Study Reveals Novel Use of 3-D Imaging Technique for Precise Measurement of Injectable Wrinkle Reducers

A three-dimensional imaging technique often used in the automotive and aerospace industries for accurate measurement may be useful to measure the efficacy of injectable wrinkle reducers such as Botox and Dysport, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The procedure, called three-dimensional speckle tracking photogrammetry, is described in the […]

Penn Medicine: Wide Variability in Organ Donation Rates: Midwest Leads Nation in Highest Rates of Donations

More than 123,000 Americans are currently waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, but 21 patients die each day because there aren’t enough organs to go around. New research shows wide variation in the number of eligible organ donors whose loved ones consent to organ donation across the country. Donation consent rates are highest in the Midwest […]

Fraternities’ Ranks Swell at a Time of Intense Public Scrutiny

Recent headlines about brutal hazings, drinking-related deaths, and sexual assaults have tarnished the image of fraternities but have barely dented their coffers. Membership in the 74 national and international fraternities that belong to the North-American Interfraternity Conference continues to grow at a steady clip, with 46 percent more students paying dues in 2013-14 than in […]

In Syria, Islamic State Group Apparently Spares Palmyra’s Stunning Ruins – For Now

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Rural Students Less Likely to Enroll and Persist

Rural high school students in Oregon were less likely to enroll and persist in college, according to a new study from REL Northwest, a regional research group that receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The study tracked students in Oregon who began high school between 2005 and 2007. It found that 55 percent […]