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Analysis of occupational licensing burdens ranks Pennsylvania No. 50

Pennsylvania ranked 50th among U.S. states that have burdensome licensing laws for lower-income jobs, according to a report by the Institute for Justice (IJ).

Analysis: College women's golf grosses $146 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Baylor University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $1.2 million – or $90,955 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: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Davidson College tops March Madness bracket with 91% graduation rate

From Higher Education Tribune

Four-year graduation rates range widely at schools that sent teams to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, according to the National Center for Education Statistics..

Analysis: College women's basketball grosses $903 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Stanford women's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with more than $21 million – or $1.5 million per athlete – in 2016, followed by UConn ($9 million), Baylor ($7.6 million), Florida State ($7 million) and Vanderbilt ($5.2 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

March Madness money: How do tournament teams rank?

From Higher Education Tribune

Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, Duke is No. 1 for how much money it makes, grossing more than $34 million – or $2.1 million per player – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Norfolk Southern acquires portion of Delaware & Hudson South line in Pa.

282-mile stretch of line travels between Sunbury, Pennsylvania and Schenectady, New York.

Vishay Intertechnology to lead components exhibit at Solar Power International 2015

Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Fortune 1000 company Vishay Intertechnology Inc. on Tuesday announced its intention to showcase its latest discoveries at the Solar Power International (SPI) 2015 on Sept. 14 through 17 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

Power Home Remodeling remains on '50 Best Companies to Sell For' list

Chester-based Power Home Remodeling Group said on Monday that it has been ranked the nation’s 13th best company to sell for by Selling Power magazine. "At Power, we truly believe that a company's greatest investment should be in its own people," J.D. Diskin, Power's chief sales officer, said.

DICK'S Sporting Goods to celebrate grand opening in Chambersburg Friday

DICK’S Sporting Goods, the nation’s largest comprehensive sporting goods retailer, will celebrate its 40th Pennsylvania store's opening Friday at 1320 Lincoln Way East at the Franklin Center in Chambersburg, the company announced from Pittsburgh last week.

ECHO Realty buys eight shopping centers in four states

ECHO Realty, a Pittsburgh-based private commercial real estate operator, said on Wednesday that it has acquired eight Harris Teeter- and Publix grocery store-anchored shopping centers in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Small Business Administration names Swain Techs top regional minority-owned small business

Likening Swain Techs to “where the rubber meets the road, helping … our nation’s economic recovery,” U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Eastern Pennsylvania Director Antonio Leta will introduce the company as the the region’s Minority-Owned Business of the Year, on May 5 in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

Montgomery County shares plans for crude oil spills

County commissioners assure residents that they are prepared for oil train derailments.

York County's Internet-based phone service to enhance communications

York County taxpayers are expected to save over $650,000 over the next decade with the expansion of an Internet-based phone service, the County Communications Office announced Wednesday.

Cloudnexa receives patent for scalable, secure cloud services

New technology allows for managing third-party cloud system on single interface.

York County's 2015 budget leaves property tax rate as is

York County commissioners passed a $487.2 million budget for 2015 on Wednesday that didn't include a property-tax hike.

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