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WorkCampers to Provide Free Home Repairs in Philipsburg Area

PHILIPSBURG – Approximately 200 adult and youth volunteers from across the country will be arriving at the Philipsburg-Osceola High School on Sunday to participate in the Philipsburg Group Workcamp 2014. The Workcamp is scheduled for Monday through Friday of next week. It...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

National News

For Lenders, Gaps in Federal Law Make Suing Soldiers Easy

ProPublica Staff Washington, DC, United States (ProPublica) – by Paul Kiel The law is clear: When far-flung members of the U.S. military are sued in civil court, judges must at least appoint lawyers for them. But that basic layer of protection hasn’t provided much...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014
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Woman Accused of Yelling Obscenities, Exposing Herself in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG – A 45-year-old Philipsburg woman, Janet Elizabeth Oswalt, has been accused of yelling obscenities and exposing herself to a 62-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon in Philipsburg Borough. According to the state police at Philipsburg, Oswalt left the Weis Market...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

Business

ECB report: Euro zone private-sector lending up 1.7 percent in June

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brussels, Belgium (4E) – Private-sector lending in the euro zone slightly rose in June, but it stayed below last year’s level, according to the European Central Bank report released Friday. The result...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014
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Health

UPMC-Developed Test Increases Odds of Correct Surgery for Thyroid Cancer Patients

PITTSBURGH – The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI),...
Posted On 25 Jul 2014

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