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  • From Sun Magazine: After concussions shattered a season, Brian Roberts sees recovery ahead

    From Sun Magazine: After concussions shattered a season, Brian Roberts sees recovery ahead
    Just over a year ago, on Sept. 27, 2010, the Orioles were leading the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-0, in the ninth inning of a largely meaningless road game when second baseman Brian Roberts came to the plate. He felt prepared for the at-bat, and believed...
  • Engagement: Smith, Swecker to wed

    Richard and Sharon Smith of Rossville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellie Nicole, to Michael Swecker, of Wilson Point. Kellie and Michael are both graduates of Eastern Technical High School in Essex. Kellie is the granddaughter of...
  • Engagements: County residents set to tie the knot

    Courtney Winn Faudree and Tyler Marion Hurd Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. Faudree, of Urbanna, Va. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Winn Faudree, to Tyler Marion Hurd, son of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Hurd Jr., of West Friendship. Faudree, a...
  • When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'

    When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'
    With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
  • Eye movement test assists in diagnosis of concussion

    PITTSBURGH In studies relevant to the gridiron and other kinds of battlefields, researchers hope to use a new test based on eye movements to bring increased accuracy to the diagnosis of concussions. The research, by Allegheny Health Network and corporate...
  • Pennsylvania lieutenant governor candidates battling anonymity

    PITTSBURGH — "If you want to hide a secret from someone," state Sen. Mike Stack advised the audience, "talk about it at a lieutenant governor forum because no one will hear it." The Philadelphia Democrat dabbles in standup comedy, but he spoke to a...
  • Judge: Keep Beyer on ballot against Simmons in 131st District state House race

    Michael Beyer will remain on the ballot in the 131st District state House race, a judge has ruled. Commonwealth Court Judge Rene Cohn Jubelirer has rejected a challenge to Beyer's nomination petitions filed by two Upper Saucon Township Democrats. The...
  • Community holds rally for school in wake of knife attack

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. On Tuesday, Fatima Ahmad returned to Franklin Regional High School and found an unwelcome surprise. The junior from Murrysville traveled familiar hallways to her locker, hoping to grab books so she could study before she and her...
  • Students at Pa. high school prepare to return a week after stabbings

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. Franklin Regional Senior High School students and teachers will return to normal schedules Wednesday, one week after the knife attack that injured 21 students and a security guard. Hundreds of students visited the school Tuesday during...
  • UConn Hopes To Leverage Wins

    UConn Hopes To Leverage Wins
    UConn's dual national basketball championships brought publicity that no university could buy, from the "Today" show visiting the Storrs campus to Jimmy Fallon inviting star center Stephanie Dolson to a game of Xbox one-on-one. On the latest cover of...
  • Meaning of 'lawyer' at issue in Beyer-Simmons ballot challenge

    PHILADELPHIA — Democrat Michael Beyer's bid to run against Republican state Rep. Justin Simmons in the 131st District could hinge on his use of one word — lawyer. Beyer, a 2013 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, entered...
  • Experts: Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

    Dr. Robert Lustig's YouTube lectures about the dangers of sugar have raised a few eyebrows in recent years and even drawn some criticism. But the pediatric endocrinologist's proclamations are supported by research his team has done at the University of...