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  • Arnold Palmer and his Pro-Am friends

     
    Arnold Palmer teed off in a fivesome during the Pro-Am on Wednesday afternoon. Featured in the group: Former Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge and country music crooner Vince Gill (a dead ringer for former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach), along with...
  • Could Arlen Specter, Blanche Lincoln defy experts, buck the anti-incumbent trend and win primaries Tuesday?

     
    The narrative in Washington reads like a script from 1994. An anti-incumbent fervor is sweeping the nation. The team out of power -- then as now, the Republican Party -- is poised for a dramatic comeback. Even the speaker of......
  • Travel group asks for input on airport security

     
    Today's column was all about airport security and the notion that much of the rigor we go through in order to board an airplane seems to be geared more toward the perception of security than real security. I've heard from many readers so far this...
  • Corbett Names Education Secretary, Insurance Commissioner.

     
    Governor-Elect Tom Corbett ... ... has just filled what are arguably the most important position in his administration. This afternoon, Corbett's transition announced that it had appointed Ronald J. Tomalis, 48, of Clarksville, Md., as education secretary...
  • Rendell Asks Lawmakers To Save adultBasic.

     
    Here's The Text Of A Letter ... ... that Gov. Ed sent to state legislators on Tuesday asking them to step in restore funding to the state's adultBasic health insurance program for the working poor. The program is set to run out of cash at the end of the...
  • Corbett Names Secretaries For DEP And DPW.

     
    Things Are Picking Up Speed ... ... at the Corbett transition. This afternoon, officials announced they've named Michael Krancer, 53, of Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County to run the Department of Environmental Protection and Gary D. Alexander, 42, of...
  • Palin gives Mike Fitzpatrick a shout-out

     
    Newly-elected Republican Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick got a shout-out from the mama grizzly of mama grizzlies herself on Tuesday. Fitzpatrick was in the audience at Sarah Palin's address to Plumstead Christian School in Bucks County when...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: McCall To Be Appointed To Gaming Board.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just a few odds and ends this morning as we head into what's shaping up to be a snowy and wet Super Bowl Weekend in the Capital region. Former State House Speaker ... ... Keith......
  • Zogby: New Corbett Budget Will Not Have "Gimmicks" Of The Past.

     
    Pennsylvania Faces ... ... “unprecedented” fiscal challenges that Gov. Tom Corbett will address next week in a “reasonable responsible” budget that includes “big spending cuts,” the administration’s top budget...
  • Vouchers Bill Clears Its First Hurdle With Senate Ed. Committee Approval.

     
    A Bill That Would Allow ... ... some parents to use taxpayer-funded vouchers to send their children to the school of their choice has cleared its first legislative hurdle, but if Tuesday’s vote by a state Senate panel was any......
  • Bethlehem, debt and the death penalty

     
    There aren't many times when the death penalty is discussed at your local municipal meeting. But this week, Bethlehem City Council Solicitor Christopher Spadoni did just that. He used capital punishment as a case study as to why council shouldn't...