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Jim Allison: Breakthrough

By Fred Vigeant

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Cancer-stricken teacher settles with Philly school district for $850k

Philadelphia’s teachers union heavily publicized Lea DiRusso’s diagnosis last fall, accelerating a public pressure campaign that has resulted in 10 Philadelphia schools being temporarily closed this school year alone.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Dozens of children and young adults have been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and other forms of cancer in a four-county area outside Pittsburgh.
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press