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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Association Health Plan final rule could cost consumers millions of dollars

ERISA Access for the Self-Employed (EASE) believes the final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs) fails to do what President Donald Trump promised last year.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Philly DA joins challenge to federal immigration enforcement policy

Philadelphia's district attorney is among dozens of prosecutors and law enforcement officers across the country backing Los Angeles in its fight with federal authorities over avoiding entanglement in a nationwide immigration crackdown.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association advocates solutions to reduce drug costs

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt offered several market-based solutions for escalating drug prices during his testimony presented Thursday before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Pennsylvania businesses resist stricter ozone regulations

Stricter ozone limits from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) go into effect Monday, a deadline bemoaned by Pennsylvania businesses and industry groups.

Pennsylvania nursing student's case counted among most ridiculous lawsuits of 2015

The Institute for Legal Reform issued 2015’s “Top 10 Most Ridiculous Lawsuits” Monday in Washington, D.C.

Federal Trade Commission blocks medical merger between Hershey Medical Center, PinnacleHealth System

The Federal Trade Commission recently blocked pending plans between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth System in Washington, D.C.

New EPA ozone limits create concerns for Erie Mayor Joseph Sinnot

A plan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dramatically tighten federal ozone limits will impose regulatory restrictions that have many states objecting and prompting  Erie, Pennsylvania Mayor Joe Sinnot to respond recently.

Poker Players Alliance praises House committee for online gaming authorization bill

Poker Players Alliance praises the state’s House Gaming Oversight Committee for passing legislation to authorize online poker, other gaming in Pennsylvania.

PECO extends “unwavering” commitment to empower local minority-owned businesses

Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) and its parent company, Exelon Corporation, have arranged $123 million in credit lines with 28 minority and community-owned banks in PECO and Exelon service areas, in order to help stimulate challenged local economies.

Pennsylvania food producers urge Congress to pass uniform food labeling standard

Local food companies take part in Coalition for Safe Affordable Food's labeling campaign.

Pennsylvania pharmacy industry continues to thrive

Number of pharmacies and pharmacists continue to climb despite nationwide economic slowdown.

House Judiciary Committee endorses bill to establish Commerce Courts

Legislation would authorize creation of commerce courts in Superior Court and Court of Common Pleas

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