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  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species

    U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species
      The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing the African lion as threatened after a study showed the big cats were in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing...
  • LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown

    LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown
    A year ago Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski made a bold move. Faced with escalating pension payments that were set to top $23 million by 2015, he pushed City Council to lease the city's largest and most valuable asset, its water and sewer systems, in...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants. Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
  • Thanks For Support Of Clean Water Regs

    On Oct. 14, the Hartford city council passed a resolution supporting the EPA's rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands, a major foundation of the nation’s water resources. Connecticut Coalition for Environmental...
  • Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf on climate change

    Susan Glickman: Tallahassee still tone deaf  on climate change
    It's no secret South Florida is "ground zero" for climate change impacts — especially sea-level rise. Also clear is the enormous potential to meet that challenge by using energy smarter and investing in solar power, creating jobs in the process....
  • Williams Mullen adds staff in Hampton Roads

    Williams Mullen added two first-year associates to the firm's offices in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Elizabeth Chapman joined the financial services and real estate team. Before joining the firm, she was a law clerk for judges Glenn R. Croshaw, A....
  • State helps combat flooding in Fort Lauderdale's isle communities

    State helps combat flooding in Fort Lauderdale's isle communities
    Fort Lauderdale's effort to control tidal flooding on the isle communities off Las Olas Boulevard is receiving a $700,000 boost from the state. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a grant Wednesday that will be used for...
  • Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred

    Prius pushback: Hybrid inspires some hatred
    When people ask Chris Bellios what he drives, he says it's a Toyota — a black one. "The stigma that goes with owning a Prius is palpable," said Bellios, 43, a Vernon Hills resident who loves his Prius so much he's owned two. Other drivers don't...
  • 2 Senate Democrats explore how to protect coal jobs and the environment

    In June, Sen. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, a defender of the coal industry, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, a champion of the environment, decided to set aside differences and learn about how climate change affects each other's state....