Pennsylvania's public universities say they need more state funding

Pennsylvania's public universities say they need more state funding

Pennsylvania’s public college and university system has hit tough financial times thanks to more-or-less flat state funding, rising pension costs, and enrollment that has declined 12 percent since 2010.

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Artificial pancreas could mean 'freedom' for diabetic patients

Artificial pancreas could mean 'freedom' for diabetic patients

For years, people have been frustrated with the slow pace of innovation in diabetes care.  About one million Americans have Type 1 diabetes and many of them have to monitor blood sugar and inject insulin several times a

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As Uber and Lyft drive on, now formally licensed, disabled and taxis say they are being left behind

As Uber and Lyft drive on, now formally licensed, disabled and taxis say they are being left behind

Over the past few months, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) boardroom has been the site of much gnashing of teeth, wailing of woes, and pulling of hair over the first illegal, then legal, then illegal again, then legal

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Essay: Sonny Hill rose to the top of his field, when few other people of color could
Black History Untold: Joy | Sonny Hill

Essay: Sonny Hill rose to the top of his field, when few other people of color could

I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time, and carry myself in a manner that would let those who normally would not get a chance to interact with us make judgments on the positive side.

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Essay: Black History Month is not enough

It’s that time of year again, Black History Month, the month that brings attention to the American history that doesn’t get much “air play,” so the shortest month will do. I personally happen to be in a

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Essay: This is what depression feels like

I feel like the light at the end of the tunnel is a solitary candle about to blow out at any moment. At the same time, I feel like the pain will never end. This has been happening as long for as I can remember.

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I am a beautician by trade, but I transition women and children from chemically relaxed hair to embracing their natural texture. And just letting them know how beautiful we are as a people.

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Job opportunity: Grow pot in Pa.

Job opportunity: Grow pot in Pa.

Applications for medical marijuana grower/processors and dispensaries in Pennsylvania are being accepted until March 20.

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Why do our recorded voices sound strange to us?

These days, when you record yourself, even just using your phone, it's high quality - so what you capture should be a pretty good rendering of the real thing.

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