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Students, parents borrowing less to pay for college

While college costs and student loan bills have soared over the past decade, some students and their families are finding ways to spend (and borrow) less.

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Health Beat: Gluten-free: Health benefits for non-celiacs

These days, whole supermarket aisles are devoted to products that are gluten-free. Easy access to these foods is a blessing for the two million Americans who struggle with celiac disease and can’t tolerate gluten.  The gluten-free movement, however, is gaining followers for other health reasons.

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Handful of Pa. health centers receive federal grant

A number of health centers in Pennsylvania are getting a boost from the feds.

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Man fired from language school over ‘homophone’ blog post

A man claims he was fired from the English learning center where he worked because his boss thought a blog post about homophones would associate the school with homosexuality.

AG won t pursue case against former ESU official

AG won't pursue former ESU official

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office says it won't begin a criminal investigation of a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ago.

Liberty student death case to go to jury

Wrongful death lawsuit to be decided by jury

A federal judge has ordered that a jury must determine if Bethlehem Area School District and one of its physical education teachers are responsible for the 2010 death of a Liberty High School student in Bethlehem.

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How to shop for back-to-school tax-free

If you're going to drop hundreds of dollars on back-to-school supplies, you might as well do it now.

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Grieving parents drowning in student loan debt get relief

Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle have been struggling to pay their daughter's six-figure student loan debt ever since she passed away five years ago -- and now they are starting to get some much needed relief.

Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting 1 billion from education

Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting $1 billion from education

Some local democratic leaders are calling out Governor Corbett over what they allege are big cuts to education funding.

Surgeon general gets tough on tanning

Surgeon general gets tough on tanning

The American Cancer Society says there are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed that lung, breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.

Health Beat: Lengthening toes

It's a condition that affects up to one in every 2000 people, but few have ever heard of it. Brachymetatarsia happens when there is a growth disturbance in a bone in the foot. The result is a short, sometimes disfigured, toe, and now one doctor is solving the problem by lengthening bones.

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