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  • Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average

    Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average
    Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.  A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...
  • Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward

     Shootings in Easton galvanize the West Ward
    Police cars, lights blazing, cruised onto Washington Street in Easton, interrupting Lynne Holden's bull session with a resident of one of the blocks she's trying to rescue. "Oh no," she murmured. Officers wandered through knots of children at play...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires

    NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires
    It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster. "They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...
  • Absurd charts make an important point

     
    What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYSEPT. 20 ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK will host a "Night of Heroes," 6 p.m. to midnight at ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Live music by Lucky Seven, UUU and the Craig Thatcher Band, dinner, dancing and more. Cost: $15-$50....
  • Feds Say Uninsured Number Dropped; Complete Picture Still Unclear

    New figures released by the federal government Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect. But as with other data released so far...
  • Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come

    Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come
    Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception. Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
  • Hollywood Films Fail to Represent Diversity in U.S., Study Shows

    Hollywood is not projecting the increasing diversity of the U.S. on the silver screen, according to a USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism study released on Monday. Latinos remain the most underrepresented ethnic group in films, the study...
  • Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright

    Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright
    For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
  • O.C. playhouse pleads for black actors as staging of 'Ragtime' nears

    O.C. playhouse pleads for black actors as staging of 'Ragtime' nears
    Wanted: three adult males with impressive vocal ability. Must love community theater and be willing to rehearse and appear in a show without monetary compensation. Historical savvy and ability to handle period pieces a plus. P.S.: Must be black. The...