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  • National Penn follows the money – it's own money, to Allentown

    National Penn follows the money – it's own money, to Allentown
    National Penn Bancshares' decision to move its headquarters to Allentown was a milestone in the redevelopment of the city's downtown. It gave instant credibility to developer J.B. Reilly's ambitious plan — financed in part by National Penn —...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism

    Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism
    In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman. Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
  • Does Romney's path to the White House bypass Pennsylvania?

    Does Romney's path to the White House bypass Pennsylvania?
    There's been much ado about whether Mitt Romney will make a play for Pennsylvania or simply concede the slightly left leaning - it's a lightish blue hue - battleground state to Barack Obama. The evidence mounted Thursday when DC-based Politico got its...
  • Rendell-Romney in showdown at the Wawa

    Rendell-Romney in showdown at the Wawa
    Former Gov. Ed Rendell will join other luminaries of Pennsylvania Democratic politics Saturday to "welcome" Republican Mitt Romney to a Wawa gas station outside Quakertown. Romney is scheduled to drop by the Wawa as part of a bus tour through six rust...
  • To restore the bay, restore the bay partnership

    To restore the bay, restore the bay partnership
    When the Chesapeake Bay restoration program began in earnest in 1983, with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, it was hailed as the beginning of a new era of interjurisdictional partnering to save a national treasure. And so it was. With...
  • Romney camp targeting Pa in final days

    Romney camp targeting Pa in final days
    On the heels of its super PAC doing the same, Mitt Romney's campaign is buying up air time in Pennsylvania for the final few days of the race. It will be the first time Romney has made an ad buy in the state after canceling a major purchase ahead of the...
  • Rendell urges business group to back 'essential' public works projects

    Rendell urges business group to back 'essential' public works projects
    Infrastructure could be the least sexy word in the English language, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell acknowledged to his audience Monday morning, but "it is essential to everything we do." While roads, rails and the electric grid — just to name...
  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
  • Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post

    Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who seems to have a million jobs these days, brushed aside - as only a politician could - a question about him serving in the Obama administration cabinet as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary. Asked about taking...
  • O'Malley argues for assault weapons ban on MSNBC

    Gov. Martin O'Malley took his call for a ban on assault weapons to national television Wednesday night, arguing on MSNBC's Hard Ball that "these combat weapons have no place in a civilized society." O'Malley this week said his administration is crafting...