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  • Southern Lehigh to hire additional first-grade teacher

    Southern Lehigh School Board, fine-tuning staffing for the upcoming school year, voted this week to hire a new first-grade teacher to help reduce classroom sizes. At the same time, a full-time kindergarten teacher at Lower Milford Elementary will be...
  • Allentown motel must reimburse Hurricane Sandy guests

    An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy, the state attorney general said. During the storm, the Rodeway Inn — formerly the EconoLodge Motel — at 2115 Downyflake...
  • Corbett talks pensions in Lower Macungie, fundraises with Gov. Jindal in North Whitehall

    Gov. Tom Corbett couldn't persuade the state Legislature to support pension reform. So now he's trying to persuade you and your neighbors to do it for him. At his latest stop on a statewide tour, Corbett spoke at the Lower Macungie Township Community...
  • Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser

    Jindal visits Lehigh Valley for Corbett fundraiser
    Gov. Tom Corbett continued his statewide pension reform roadshow Wednesday in the Lehigh Valley, where he also squeezed in an evening fundraiser with a little out-of-state GOP star power. The Republican incumbent – facing the growing prospect of...
  • Corbett draws links between pensions and school tax hikes

    HARRISBURG — As Gov. Tom Corbett reasserts his case for changing the retirement benefits for future state and school workers, he has emphasized a connection more tangible to voters than that of state budget pressures: increases in local property...
  • Tesla wins approval to sell cars in Pennsylvania

    Tesla Motors has crossed another hurdle in its attempt to create a nationwide network of dealerships. The state of Pennsylvania has voted to allow the Palo Alto-based electric car manufacturer to sell cars directly to the public. The state's governor,...
  • New poll: Corbett finds few fans among fundamentalists, gun owners

    HARRISBURG — A new poll suggests that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett doesn't have the backing of groups considered some of his party's staunchest supporters. Thirty-four percent of fundamentalist or born-again Christians said they would vote for...
  • Dent's campaign manager pitching in for Corbett

    Dent's campaign manager pitching in for Corbett
    Without a race of his own, Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent is lending a hand - or a set of hands? - to Gov. Tom Corbett’s uphill re-election battle. Dent’s campaign manager, Sam Chen, is joining the Corbett campaign as the gubernatorial...
  • Truth will hurt you if state must divulge radioactivity data

    David Allard, director of the state Bureau of Radiation Protection, came down from the Mount of Olives declaring that, "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall not set you free, but shall result in a demonstrable risk of physical harm to you"...
  • PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn

    A friend sent me the following joke last week. It's mildly risque, so stop reading if you think you'll be offended. (I added that to ensure everyone will keep reading) A circus owner runs an ad for a lion tamer and two people show up. One is a retired...
  • Pa. sets guidelines for doctors to fight prescription drug abuse

    Pennsylvania physicians should consider giving powerful pain medications in trial doses and be ready to cancel prescriptions for patients who don't seem to be making progress toward getting off them, according to new pain-pill prescribing guidelines for...