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PITTSBURGH, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Christmas Price Index predicts True Loves will find all is calm when putting the gifts under the tree this holiday shopping season. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song "The 12 Days of Christmas," it will cost just 0.2% more than it did in 2018, according to the 36(th) annual holiday economic analysis by The PNC Financial Services Group.

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Federal safety officials say Boeing should redesign part of the casing on some engines to prevent the kind of accident that occurred when engine debris blew out a window on a Southwest Airlines plane and killed a passenger.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation(®) (NSSF(®)), the firearms industry trade association, applauds the Pennsylvania legislature for passing legislation that will allow for Sunday hunting in the Keystone State for the first time in more than 100 years. The Pennsylvania state Senate approved S. 147 in a vote of 38-11, sending the bill to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has committed to signing the measure into law.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation(®) (NSSF(®)), the firearms industry trade association, applauds the Pennsylvania legislature for passing legislation that will allow for Sunday hunting in the Keystone State for the first time in more than 100 years. The Pennsylvania state Senate approved S. 147 in a vote of 38-11, sending the bill to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has committed to signing the measure into law.

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CROWN POINT, Ind., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- John H. Davis, Esq. is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Lifetime Achiever for his outstanding contributions in the field of Law and work as Owner, Founder, and Administrator of his private practice - John H. Davis Attorney at Law.

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PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), a leading global investment manager, today announced the acquisition of certain components of the PNC Capital Advisors LLC (PCA) investment management business. The transaction involved the reorganization of 18 PNC equity, fixed-income and liquidity mutual funds into 16 corresponding Federated mutual funds and the transition of a five-person Cleveland-based international equity portfolio management team from PCA to Federated. The acquisition also included a portion of PCA's separate account and separately managed account businesses.

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LAVAL, QC and ALLENTOWN, PA, Nov. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) and CrossAmerica Partners LP ("CrossAmerica" or the "Partnership") (NYSE: CAPL) announced today that Couche?Tard has sold all of its ownership interest in CrossAmerica to investment entities controlled by Joe Topper, the founder of CrossAmerica (formerly Lehigh Gas Partners) and a current member of the board of directors of its general partner, for an undisclosed amount. The CrossAmerica interests sold consist of 100% of the general partner interest, 100% of the incentive distribution rights and approximately 7.5 million CrossAmerica limited partner units. Concurrent with the sale announcement, Couche-Tard and CrossAmerica also announced today the signing of an additional asset exchange transaction agreement that will close in the coming months.

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LAVAL, QC and ALLENTOWN, PA, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) and CrossAmerica Partners LP ("CrossAmerica" or the "Partnership") (NYSE: CAPL) announced today that Couche?Tard has sold all of its ownership interest in CrossAmerica to investment entities controlled by Joe Topper, the founder of CrossAmerica (formerly Lehigh Gas Partners) and a current member of the board of directors of its general partner, for an undisclosed amount. The CrossAmerica interests sold consist of 100% of the general partner interest, 100% of the incentive distribution rights and approximately 7.5 million CrossAmerica limited partner units. Concurrent with the sale announcement, Couche-Tard and CrossAmerica also announced today the signing of an additional asset exchange transaction agreement that will close in the coming months.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based agribusiness company that left millions of tons of toxic waste on tribal land in eastern Idaho must pay the tribes nearly $20 million plus $1.5 million annually.

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Barbara A. Bready, 79, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 31, 1940 in Rowlesburg, WV to the late French and Barbara J. House Gibson. The retired owner and operator of her beauty shop in Silver Spring, MD, Barbara was a member of the Georgia Avenue Baptist Church in Glenmont, MD. An avid bowler, she especially loved her flowers and feeding the birds.

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CAMP HILL, Pa., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith Land & Improvement Corporation will host a Brick & Mortar Extravaganza this holiday season in celebration of Small Business Saturday and an inaugural event they've coined Brick & Mortar Monday. As an alternative to Cyber Monday--recognized the Monday after Thanksgiving--the Brick & Mortar Extravaganza welcomes shoppers to get out, visit our stores, and shop small.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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IRVING, Texas, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneurs in the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, metro area have new opportunities to become independent business-owners. 7-Eleven, Inc., the world's largest convenience retail brand, is expanding in Pittsburgh with more than 20 stores available for franchising. The company has been a leader in franchising for nearly 50 years, landing in the top 10 of Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 500 Franchise Companies for the past 10 years.

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AppBus, an enterprise digital business software company, announced the addition of Clark Golestani to the AppBus Advisory Board. Golestani is an active investor, advisor and board member with a focus on the healthcare and technology, media and telecommunications sectors. As a member of the AppBus Advisory Board, he will contribute to the company's global business strategy.

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WEST POINT, Pa., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Acts Retirement-Life Communities, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit senior living organizations, is moving its headquarters to Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, to meet the needs of its organizational growth. The newly acquired building is located at 420 Delaware Drive in Fort Washington near the Fort Washington Turnpike entrance. Acts has operated out of its current headquarters at 375 Morris Road in West Point, Pennsylvania, since 1989.

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VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard today announced a number of key appointments across its investment management division as part of ongoing efforts to build and expand the capabilities of its global team of more than 500 portfolio managers, analysts, and traders.

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PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The NRP Group, the vertically-integrated, best-in-class national developer, builder and manager of multifamily housing, and its partner The Buncher Company, a regional leader in service-oriented businesses and real estate development, have broken ground on The District. The 442-unit rental apartment community is in the heart of Robotics Row in the Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh, a hub for tech companies and startups on the cutting edge of manufacturing automation, self-driving cars, and artificial intelligence.

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DANVILLE, Pa., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger, one of the leading integrated health services organizations in the United States, and EarlySign (earlysign.com), a pioneer in developing machine learning techniques for early detection of disease, have been recognized for their joint proposal being one of 25 accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to advance to Stage 1 of the AI Health Outcomes Challenge.

Two Michigan lawmakers introduced bipartisan federal legislation that would repeal restrictions in the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If passed, the bill would ensure married couples working for the same employer aren’t forced to take less time off than if they worked for different employers.

HONG KONG (AP) — Pale and thin, a teenager wandered the nearly deserted campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University at about 1 a.m. Wednesday. He hugged his body with his arms, whether because of the chill in the air or gnawing worry he felt was unclear.

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative Party has been accused of trying to deceive voters by changing the name of its press office Twitter channel to “factcheckUK” during Tuesday's night's debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.