Border Deaths Drop to 15-Year Low

The beacons also have signs in three languages directing users to push a red button that sends out a signal for help. Agents respond usually within 10 minutes to an hour…

LETTER:  Google blinded: 
Corbett administration wants links 
to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts 
removed from web

LETTER: Google blinded: 
Corbett administration wants links 
to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts 
removed from web

A close ally to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says the Corbett administration wants all links to court transcripts from the 2012 Jerry Sandusky pedophile trial removed from the Internet.

Universities Lag in Concussion Management, Study Says

Four years after the N.C.A.A. introduced a concussion policy that placed responsibilities on member universities, many have still not implemented all aspects of the program, a new study by researchers at Harvard found.

U. of North Carolina Investigation Reveals Athletes Took Fake Classes

The N.C.A.A., which initially said that the scandal had nothing to do with the sports program, has reopened an investigation into the matter…

McCaffery suspension may pit ‘king’s power’ against will of the people

Duquesne University law professor Bruce Ledewitz, who tracks state constitutional law decisions, said he does not think the court had the authority to suspend McCaffery…

LETTER: Medical marijuana bill dead for the year

On Monday, the Pennsylvania House adjourned for the year without considering a proposal to protect seriously ill patients who find relief from medical marijuana. Last month, the Senate overwhelmingly approved SB 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, in a 43-7 bipartisan vote. Despite overwhelming popular support, the House did not even grant the issue a hearing. Please email your lawmakers and ask them to prioritize this proposal in 2015.

Pennsylvania health officials warn hepatitis epidemic threatens heroin users and public

In July, the Harrisburg Harm Reduction Project opened Harrisburg’s first needle exchange. The group’s outreach workers visit different parts of the city for three days of the week. Like nearly all its sister exchanges across the state, the project is an unofficial program that largely eschews public attention.

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