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  • Re-Electing Malloy Gives State Best Chance For Progress

    Re-Electing Malloy Gives State Best Chance For Progress
    Mark Twain liked to cite William Nye's observation about the music of Richard Wagner — that it was better than it sounds. In a similar vein, the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been better than it may look. Mr. Malloy, 59, is something...
  • Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million

    Lehigh County commissioners approve budget cutting taxes $1.25 million
    Voting strictly along party lines, Lehigh County commissioners approved a 2015 budget Wednesday that cuts taxes by $1.25 million. Commissioners criss-crossed party lines in a marathon meeting two weeks ago, when they approved 17 amendments cutting...
  • Bethlehem council approves financing deal

    Bethlehem council approves financing deal
    Bethlehem City Council on Tuesday approved a financing deal expected to erase at nearly $3.5 million of a $5.9 million deficit projected for next year. The deal involves refinancing two bonds, a $24.1 million pension obligation bond and a $1.85 million...
  • Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    Eustis, Umatilla recognized for excellence in financial reporting
    Eustis and Umatilla have received kudos for the way they keep the books. Each has received a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, a nonprofit...
  • 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...
  • Lower the debt, clear the way for the American dream

    There is nothing progressive about red ink. This year, progressives will run on strengthening the economic recovery, reducing inequality, improving college affordability, promoting broad-based wage growth and making sure the most vulnerable among us are...
  • 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...