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  • Corbett, Wolf become funny foes

    PITTSBURGH — Hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar? Well, it wasn't a bar, it was a Pittsburgh-area comedy club where Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf joined other politicians in cracking wise,...
  • Liquor, wine prices not rising in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG — Your booze prices are safe. The state Liquor Control Board will not be increasing the markup it sets on liquor and wine this fiscal year, according to Board Chairman Joseph E. "Skip" Brion. He announced that Wednesday after publication...
  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • Pa. is advocate for environment and coal

    Your recent article on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for power plant emissions reduction suggests there are only two choices for Pennsylvanians: be an advocate for the environment, or be an advocate for coal. Fortunately, we don't have...
  • More pipelines the next phase of Marcellus Shale drilling boom

    The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over. After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage. With more than 8,000 shale...
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • Bethlehem school superintendent tweets 'good riddance' to Tomalis

    Twitter is a place where Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent Joseph Roy can make announcements about snow days, answer questions from students and, as of Tuesday night, wish "good riddance" to state officials on their way out the door. Upon...
  • Pennsylvania launching new college scholarship program

    At East Stroudsburg University this summer, officials have been making a list of students who could benefit from a new state-funded scholarship program. For the first time this school year, the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program will be available for...
  • Ron Tomalis resigns under pressure as Tom Corbett's education adviser

    HARRISBURG — Ron Tomalis is resigning from his nearly $140,000 job as Gov. Tom Corbett's special adviser on higher education. The move, announced Tuesday and effective Aug. 26, comes after weeks of pressure on Tomalis to step down after news...
  • Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand

    Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand
    HARRISBURG — While battles rage in New Jersey and other states over whether to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars within their borders, Pennsylvania has quickly and quietly approved an expansion of the automaker's entry into the market. Gov. Tom...
  • Middle-class suffers from Corbett's policies

    Over the past few weeks, Gov. Corbett has been on what he calls a pension reform tour, but it is just another attempt at running from his own record. Corbett cut $1 billion from education funding, which has caused massive layoffs, increased class sizes...