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  • Gettysburg girds for annual onslaught of visitors

    What's better than a sesquicentennial? For Gettysburg National Military Park, the answer might be the year that follows. The park is gearing up for the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, which is less than a month away. While last year's...
  • Television becomes recapper's delight

    Television becomes recapper's delight
    Entertainment Weekly's home page trumpets its main coverage subjects directly beneath its logo: TV, TV Recaps, Movies, Music, Books, Video. The addition of TV Recaps came in late April, and its presence — independent of TV and ahead of Movies...
  • More stores mix brick and mortar with online

    More stores mix brick and mortar with online
    It takes a special buyer to consider spending $3,600 on the shiny red Pinarello that sits among other high-end bicycles at Winter Park Cycles in Lake Mary. And frankly, owner Ward Bates says there are fewer of those buyers in Lake Mary than he thought...
  • New Study Links 'The Colbert Report' to Presidential Election Campaign Knowledge

    It looks like watching "The Colbert Report" can help viewers learn a thing or two about campaign financing. A new study at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that those who tuned in to watch host Stephen Colbert set...
  • Fans line up hours in advance for Hillary Clinton book signing

    PHILADELPHIA Dylan Hewitt got to the Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia as the sun rose Friday to make sure he was first in line to meet Hillary Rodham Clinton. "It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone like me, who wants...
  • New federal judge named for Allentown

    New federal judge named for Allentown
    Joseph F. Leeson Jr., a former Bethlehem councilman and solicitor, was nominated Friday to be a federal judge in Allentown. Leeson would become the second U.S. district judge in Allentown's federal courthouse, joining James Knoll Gardner, and the third...
  • Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]

    Father's Day: a day to celebrate motherhood [Commentary]
    Just in time for Father's Day, I'd like to say happy Mother's Day to all the dads out there. It turns out, you are more like her than you knew. Long after the kids are grown and gone, a mother's body bears witness to pregnancy, childbirth and nursing....
  • Columbia's Factory Athletics celebrates 20 years of building better athletes

    As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college. That didn’t happen, so he...
  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...