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  • Report: Politics played no role in delay investigating Jerry Sandusky

    Report: Politics played no role in delay investigating Jerry Sandusky
    Police and prosecutors moved too slowly to investigate charges that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had molested young boys, but there is no evidence that the delays were politically motivated, according to a state report...
  • Tom Corbett puts his most lovable foot forward

    Tom Corbett puts his most lovable foot forward
    Gov. Tom Corbett and his campaign team gathered in a viewing room. Corbett said, "I know you all wanted to get together after the primary election and talk about our strategy. Winn, let's start with your assessment. Then I have a surprise for you."...
  • Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike

    Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike
    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's Republican governor called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene to end a transit strike in the greater Philadelphia area and force the two sides to negotiate. The move by Governor Tom Corbett came hours after...
  • Corbett signs on to Alzheimer's plan

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett today gave the thumbs-up to a Pennsylvania Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, which proposes recommendations and a strategic approach to addressing the growth of the disease and related disorders across the...
  • Tom Wolf's positive playbook looks like a winner

    Tom Wolf's positive playbook looks like a winner
    Gov. Tom Corbett is airing a TV ad right now in which every claim about his opponent and himself is ridiculously misleading or outright false. The state Republican Party just sent out a flier that repeats the same goofy distortions. The use of...
  • Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests

    Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests
    Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
  • Pennsylvania welfare rejections were justified

    Everybody knows what happened to Marie Antoinette when she displayed insufficient concern for the poor of France while pursuing a dissolute life of pleasure and extravagance for herself and other plutocrats from places like Austria and Prussia. While...
  • Fracking activist must be subdued, says drilling company

    Fracking activist must be subdued, says drilling company
    Vera Scroggins, you are hereby charged with conspiracy to commit free speech. How do you plead? That seems to be the way a Susquehanna County battle over hydraulic fracturing (usually called fracking) will play out if a Houston gas-drilling company gets...
  • Kathleen Kane furor over corruption probe may be excessive

    At first glance, it looked like another damaging blunder for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. She shut down a corruption investigation of fellow Democrats in Philadelphia — four current legislators and a former judge — even...
  • Allentown School District and its low priority for libraries

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the chances of your child someday becoming a professional athlete are one in 21,322. The chances of making more than the median wage for a professional athlete? One in 42,644. And what is the median...
  • Pennsylvania governor abandons appeal on same-sex marriage ruling

    Pennsylvania will not appeal a federal court ruling that overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, ending the battle over the issue in the Keystone State, Gov. Tom Corbett announced on Wednesday. The decision, announced in emails to...