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  • Corbett delays execution over drugs

    Corbett delays execution over drugs
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's governor granted a reprieve to a condemned murderer on death row on Friday because the state did not have the drugs needed to put him to death. Governor Tom Corbett granted the temporary reprieve for Hubert Michael, 58,...
  • Holy coincidence, Batman!

    Holy coincidence, Batman!
    On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Corbett announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had given Pennsylvania a $675,000 grant to help protect bats and management forests. The announcement came a day after two Republican members of the U.S. House Committee on...
  • Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014

    Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014
    Kaitie Burger's love affair with the online retailer Zulily began a little more than a year ago on a tip from a friend. The young company started out as a discount site with mainly children's clothing and gear marketed to moms. But Burger, who has no...
  • Mass murderer Michael Ballard tells judge he wants execution carried out ASAP

    Mass murderer Michael Ballard tells judge he wants execution carried out ASAP
    The mass murderer insisted he is sane. In court Friday, Michael Eric Ballard didn't just say that he wanted to waive his appeals and accept his death sentence for massacring four people in a Northampton home. He pushed for that execution to be carried...
  • One year left in PA's Persian Gulf War bonus program

    Veterans of the Persian Gulf War have one more year to apply for small stipend in honor of their service, Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration announced Friday. The stipend pays $75 a month up to $525 for veterns who served on active duty in the...
  • Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage

    Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage
    More than 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians will gain access to government-subsidized health insurance starting in January under an agreement announced Thursday by state and federal officials. The deal overhauls the state's Medicaid program, which...
  • Education funding discussion comes to the Lehigh Valley

     
    The state-wide discussion about how to fund Pennsylvania's public schools is coming to the Lehigh Valley. On Monday, the Pennsylvania School Board's Association, Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials and Pennsylvania Association of...
  • New poll deepens re-election gloom for Pennsylvania Governor Corbett

    HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - A poll released on Thursday contained more bad news for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, showing he trails his Democratic challenger by an even wider margin than at the start of the summer. The poll by Franklin & Marshall...
  • Billionaire's political ads criticized by fact-checking groups

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, but some prominent fact-checking groups say he's emitting enough hot air to melt a few glaciers. Negative reviews from...
  • U.S. officials reach deal with Pennsylvania on Medicaid

    (Reuters) - Federal officials have reached an agreement with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett over his plan to use federal funds to pay for private health insurance coverage for up to 600,000 residents, the governor said on Thursday. The deal highlights a...
  • Marcus Hayes: Mo'ne trying to find some peace amid all the attention

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. Two boys stood in line to use a Port-A-John when a golf cart puttered past. One squealed, "There she is!" His mother said, "Oh, look! It's Mo'ne! Mo'ne Davis!" A few yards farther, a father asked, "Mo'ne, can you stop for a...