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Professor to Speak on Situation in Egypt

Dr. Tony Gaskew, assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and author of a forthcoming book on the Muslim Brotherhood, will speak Thursday night on the current situation in Egypt. Gaskew’s presentation, “Egypt: The New Islamic Revolution,” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3…

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What’s Going on in Egypt? And Why?

Dr. Tony Gaskew, assistant professor of crimininal justic at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, and an author of a forthcoming book on the Muslim Brotherhood, answered those questions and many more on today’s LiveLine.Gaskew has conducted ethnographic research in several locations throughout the Middle East, including Egypt and Israel,…

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Cuomo Proposes Budget; Young Reacts

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a $132.9 billion budget that relies on cuts, fee increases, and as many as 9,800 state worker layoffs.The 2011-12 proposed budget includes no new taxes and no new borrowing but attempts to eliminate a $10 billion deficit.Cuomo’s budget calls for a 2-percent cut…

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Pitt-Bradford Names Shawn MurrayManager of Advancement Operations

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has named Shawn W.T. Murray the university’s new manager of advancement operations. Murray comes to Pitt-Bradford from Futures Rehabilitation Center Inc. in Bradford, where he had been the information systems coordinator, directing and supervising all technology projects. He replaces Michelle Buchholz, who is leaving…

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Hamot, UPMC Affiliation is Official

Hamot Medical Center is now officially UPMC Hamot.The Erie hospital officially affiliates today with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and will serve as the Pittsburgh-based health system’s tertiary hub and referral center for northwestern Pennsylvania.A newly formed UPMC Hamot board will now oversee the hospital. Two-thirds of the board…

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Metalico Acquires Goodman Services Inc.

CRANFORD, NJ — Metalico, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MEA), a leading regional scrap metal recycler, has acquired Goodman Services, Inc., a Bradford, Pennsylvania-based full service recycling company with additional facilities in Jamestown, New York and Canton, Ohio.Goodman primarily buys and processes ferrous and non-ferrous scrap generated by industrial accounts. The company’s…

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Busy Monday for Bradford City Police

Bradford City Police on Monday answered a call reporting terroristic threats and harassment in a Davis Street parking lot, and another incident of harassment on West Washington Street.Also according to the complaint report and request sheet faxed to WESB and The HERO by the police department, officers investigated a theft…

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Reduced Speed on Interstate 80

Due to the winter storm gripping the region, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on a portion of Interstate 80.PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph Interstate 80 in Clearfield, Centre and Clinton counties. This…

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February is Improv Month in Bradford

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and Bradford Little Theatre have combined forces to present “Improv in February,” four events in one month that include different forms of improvisation. Local improv groups will put on a workshop, show and play, and renowned improv group The Second City will visit Bradford.…

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Man Facing Child Abuse, Porn Charges

A Warren man has been charged with 20 counts of sexual abuse of children by possession of child pornography.The state police computer crime unit was conducting an investigation into the sharing/distribution of child pornography over the Internet, and executed a search warrant at the home of 20-year-old Benjamin Hanes on…