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Turnpike project not appropriate use for special EB-5 visa program
Looking to save some money in financing costs, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is actively soliciting wealthy Chinese investors to help pay for a long-sought connector between the turnpike and I-95 near Philadephia.
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Time is fast approaching for schools consolidation
Butler School District is getting closer to choosing a consolidation plan. It has not been an easy process, but it has been an engaging one.
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Harsh interrogation OK
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and other clueless Senate Democrats recently released a report castigating CIA enhanced interrogation of high level Islamic terrorists. This report, was released not only to the American public but also to Islamic fundamentalist terrorists worldwide.
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Will policies, falling prices derail fracking?
Two recent events have cast some doubt about the seemingly bright future of fracking in various parts of the country. The first has to do with a few voter-driven efforts to eliminate fracking. The second is related to the recent plunge in energy prices.
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School attack: Another Malala moment for Pakistan
Two years ago, a Taliban gunman boarded a school bus in Pakistan and fired a shot that outraged the world. He seriously wounded 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai. She recovered, became a powerful voice in the fight against Taliban extremism, and won the Nobel Peace Prize this year.
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Congressional stalemate continues
WASHINGTON — The Democrats on the Senate Budget Committee issued a fascinating and largely overlooked report the other day highlighting how little Congress and the White House have done to deal with the nation’s budget problems.
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Transparency key to health care cost control
U.S. health care spending has never grown as slowly as it did last year.
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