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Teacher donates kidney to student

Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.

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Union representing faculty sets strike date, talks continue

The union representing faculty and coaches at 14 state universities in Pennsylvania has set a strike date.

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Punctuation: It's got its own holiday

Appreciate the apostrophe, salute the semicolon and exalt the exclamation point today. It's National Punctuation Day!

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Debate of the century? Hofstra (mostly) welcomes the carnival

If Southern California is "Tailback U," and Penn State is "Linebacker U," then what would you call Hofstra University?

Health Beat: MRI-guided radiation more precise

Doctors say a medical breakthrough in radiation delivery is ensuring they hit their tumor targets. It also means less toxicity to the surrounding healthy tissue.

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Harvard's endowment takes $1.9 billion hit

Harvard University's endowment has taken a pretty big hit.

Fleetwood superintendent announces retirement

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Fleetwood superintendent announces retirement

The head of the Fleetwood Area School District is ready to retire.

Health Beat: Stem cells replace bone marrow transplants

Treatment of some blood cancers wipes out healthy blood cells. Stem cells, immature cells that become various blood cells, are needed to replenish them. That used to mean surgery to collect the cells from bone marrow, but there's now an easier way.

State university union to strike before Oct 30 without deal

State university union to strike before Oct. 30 without deal

The union representing faculty and coaches at 14 state universities says its members will strike by the end of October if a new contract settlement is not reached.

Oxford University

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The world's best university costs just $12,000 a year

The best university education in the world need not cost the equivalent of a small mortgage.

The University of Oxford, which has just been named the best in the world, offers undergraduate tuition for a fraction of the rate charged by rival instituti...

Community unites to "flash the gold" for pediatric cancer

Local businesses and community leaders are teaming together to "flash some gold." It's all part of an annual event that gets bigger and bigger each year to fund cures for kids with cancer.

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