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  • Bears-49ers: What we learned

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Bears-49ers: What we learned SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- An injury couldn't stop Chicago wide receiver Brandon Marshall on Sunday night, but one certainly propelled Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller....
  • Pollster: Gov. Tom Corbett is 'dead man walking'

    Pollster: Gov. Tom Corbett is 'dead man walking'
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett — whose blitz of television commercials has done nothing to shield him from an angry electorate — may stand virtually no chance of fending off his Democratic rival Tom Wolf on election day, according to...
  • Heritage rallies from a three-touchdown deficit to beat Hampton 26-21

    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s hard to come back from a 21-point deficit without a little magic. Saturday afternoon at rainy Todd Stadium, Heritage summoned memories of Chris Davis and (for you old-timers) Franco Harris. Aided by two plays that weren&...
  • EU's Moscovici calls France's missed deficit targets a 'serious problem'

    PARIS (Reuters) - Incoming European Economic and Financial Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Saturday that France's missed budget deficit targets were a "serious problem" that he will have to examine in his new role. France announced on Wednesday...
  • A 'fact-checking' website doubles down on its Social Security errors

    It's natural for a self-described "fact-checker" to circle the wagons when his fact-checking is called into question. So the defensive reaction of Dana Tims, the author of a "fact-check" about Social Security that we questioned earlier this week, is...
  • Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit

    Donchez delivers 'menu' of options to attack $5.9M deficit
    Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez on Thursday outlined how he plans to attack a projected $5.9 million budget shortfall next year: a new pension bond, refinancing old debt, new fees, 25 job cuts and a possible real estate tax hike. The plan, which will be...
  • Euro zone ministers upset by broken French budget promises

    MILAN (Reuters) - France faced harsh criticism on Friday for failing to meet a deadline to put its finances in order, as frustrated euro zone ministers struggled to keep alive their post-crisis strategy for the bloc's stagnating economy. Emboldened by...
  • France to come under pressure for breaking budget promises

    MILAN Italy (Reuters) - France will come under pressure from its euro zone peers on Friday to do more to keep its budget promises, diplomats said, after Paris said on Wednesday it would delay cutting its deficit by two more years. Euro zone finance...
  • U.S. budget deficit at $129 billion in August

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit was $129 billion in August, down 13 percent from the same period last year, according to data released by the Treasury Department on Thursday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a $130 billion deficit...
  • Lehigh County commissioners say Tom Muller's partisan attacks mar budget

    Lehigh County commissioners say Tom Muller's partisan attacks mar budget
    Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti chastised an absent county executive Thursday for littering his public budget presentation with partisan "cheap shots." Mazziotti called attention to the dig — "Promises to reduce or freeze taxes are...
  • Hokies stun Buckeyes in Columbus

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Georgia Tech - INSIDE SLANT Critics often point to Atlantic Coast Conference teams' struggles against elite competition. That's why Virginia Tech's 35-21 victory at Ohio State is so precious to the conference as a...