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Nation


GOP seeks to block new NLRB rules through funding

Republicans aren’t letting a presidential veto stop them from trying to block rules that would make it faster for unions to organize.



Who’s John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

Jay’s admirers argue his achievements extend to virtually every branch of government, on the state, federal and international level.


 

World


Greeks deeply divided heading into crucial vote

A top Greek court ruled Friday that the debt-crisis referendum planned for the nation Sunday is constitutional and should proceed.



Aleppo fighting flares up as Syria insurgents attack

Newly reorganized insurgents launched a new offensive on government-held areas.


 
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State proposes raising fines for killing bald or golden eagles

In time for July 4, the Pennsylvania Game Commission proposed raising fines for killing bald eagles to $2,500 for a first offense.



Feeding Pennsylvania appoints executive director

Former natural gas executive Jane Clements-Smith became executive director of hunger relief nonprofit Feeding Pennsylvania this week.


 

Portfolio


Portfolio: Bands banned for boom box parade

Participants and spectators will instead be carrying radios tuned to the same local station, which will provide traditional marching music.



"Raves": He’s had no better peer than one through telescope

Longtime passion for peering through telescope makes a man wonder what might have been.


 

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