Poisoned Halloween candy a bunch of 'hocus pocus,' says Delaware professor

Poisoned Halloween candy a bunch of 'hocus pocus,' says Delaware professor Did you hear the story about the trick-or-treater who was sickened by a poisoned-laced candy?

With election near, still no Pa. test results; 2013 scores showed a downward trend

With election near, still no Pa. test results;  2013 scores showed a downward trendHave standardized test scores declined for a third year in a row in Pennsylvania? We're not likely to find out before the gubernatorial election next week.
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The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University

The role of flesh-eating beetles in forensics and bone research at Arcadia University The thought of flesh-eating beetles might turn your stomach, or send shivers down your spine.  But those feelings might – might – change if you knew how students and professors at Glenside's Arcadia University are

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Our overused F-word: A broken-window theory for civil language
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Our overused F-word: A broken-window theory for civil language

The F-word. This vulgar term for the act of sexual intercourse, which dates back to the early 16th century, was once limited to locker-room language. Now it shatters standards of civility everywhere.
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The problem of providing high-quality education only to rich kids

Philadelphia schools are failing. Students are not reading at grade level. Some classes are so overcrowded, children are sitting on window sills. Libraries have been shuttered. Art, music, advanced foreign language classes, and

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Former Eagle Cobb has only 'Hail Mary pass' chance against Norcross in NJ's 1st District

Former Eagle Cobb has only 'Hail Mary pass' chance against Norcross in NJ's 1st District

It's a David and Goliath battle in New Jersey as a former Philadelphia Eagle tries to enter the world of politics against a state senator from a powerful family. 
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Pharma coupons cut down out-of-pocket expenses for patients, but do they drive up healthcare costs?

Pharma coupons cut down out-of-pocket expenses for patients, but do they drive up healthcare costs?

Prescription drug sales in the U.S. totaled well over $300 billion in 2013. Medications are expensive, and especially new drugs often come with a very high price tag. But these days, consumers can cut down drug prices with the
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