GPS Support Added To Google Earth Free Version

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I’ve been wanting to hook my GPS up to Google Maps for a while, and have always needed to boot into Windows to run MS Streets to track my position.  It appears that Google is finally allowing the free version of Google Earth to use a GPS. This news has been overshadowed by bigger news,… Read more »

Pennsylvania wants to consolidate School Districts

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Rendell wants to eliminate 400 of Pennsylvania’s 501 school districts in an effort to reduce costs. Ed Rendell believes that in today’s economy, we can no longer afford to support 501 school districts. This wouldn’t be the first time Pennsylvania forced consolidation of its school districts.  Before 1962, Pennsylvania had almost 2,000 school districts. This… Read more »