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  • Parkland sweeps Emmaus for EPC girls volleyball championship

    With the Parkland girls volleyball team, everyone notices the hitting, and for good reason. The Trojans are, pure and simple, blessed with outside hitters and middle blockers, which explains why Parkland cruised into the first Eastern Pennsylvania...
  • Enjoy your $8 burger and bigger budget deficit thanks to Lehigh County commissioners

    Enjoy your $8 burger and bigger budget deficit thanks to Lehigh County commissioners
    I just watched a pretty awesome video for the zombie song, "All We Wanna Do Is Eat Your Brains." A guy is hiding in his house while one of his co-workers and other zombies are outside trying to get in, and the zombie co-worker uses BusinessSpeak to...
  • Robert Reich: Tax subsidies to elite schools are shameful

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Maryland's spending problem [Letter]

    Maryland's spending problem [Letter]
    Dreary job reports coupled with the news that Maryland is projecting $405 million in less revenue for the current fiscal year and the next has caused the O'Malley/Brown cheerleaders at The Sun to put on the pompoms and go into full attack mode ("...
  • Girls' Volleyball: Sage edges rival

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — Every time the Sage Hill School girls' volleyball team is on the cusp of staying in first place all by itself it drops a big Academy League match. It has happened three times in the program's history, and each time the setback...
  • Robert B. Reich: American higher education skewed toward elite private universities

    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...
  • Oak Ridge erases deficit in victory at Ocoee

    Oak Ridge erases deficit in victory at Ocoee
    Tyrek Tisdale threw and ran for a touchdown, both from 40 yards, as No. 6 Oak Ridge (6-1, 4-0 in 7A-4) rallied from a 10-point, first-quarter deficit and beat host Ocoee (1-5, 1-2) 22-10. Tisdale threw for 221 yards and ran for 81 for the Pioneers. ┬┐Oak...
  • Lehigh County budget includes late-night tax cut

    Lehigh County budget includes late-night tax cut
    As Wednesday night turned into Thursday morning, weary Lehigh County commissioners put their finishing touches on a proposed 2015 budget — an amendment reducing taxes by $1.25 million. The move came after they considered nearly two dozen...
  • With eye on deficit, Lehigh County commissioners turn to employee pay

    Lehigh County commissioners, looking to cull a $5.5 million deficit, directed their scalpel at employee wages Wednesday with measures combining cuts, caps and incentives. Four of nearly two dozen budget amendments up for a vote target nonunion employee...
  • Patrick says a hard but careful look at Pentagon spending could help close budget gap

    Defense spending -- and particularly the way the Pentagon buys things -- needs a sharp eye, says Suzanne Patrick, the Democrat who is challenging Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, in November. But funding a powerful blue-water Navy is a priority,...
  • Audit finds Anne Arundel, Carroll community colleges are carrying unrestricted fund deficits

    Audit finds Anne Arundel, Carroll community colleges are carrying unrestricted fund deficits
    A state legislative auditing report found that Anne Arundel and Carroll community college were carrying several million-dollar, unrestricted-fund deficits in fiscal year 2013 related to future expenses for retiree benefits. The Office of Legislative...