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  • Saturday's SportsFest "A-town Throwdown" boys basketball scoreboard

     
    VARSITY BOYS Parkland 63, Souderton 42 ... Nick Rindock 31. Manheim 58, Nazareth 43 ... Christian Mitchell 19. Freedom 45, Warren Hills 26 ... Nick Sharpe 8. Ridley 51, Upper Perk 19 ... Balanced scoring. Cedar Crest 43, Quakertown 26 ... Eberhart 11....
  • Barry Schoch’s big day

     
    As state Transportation chief, Barry Schoch ran point for Gov. Tom Corbett’s effort to increase spending for roads, bridges and mass transit. Schoch ran Corbett’s 2011 commission that determined — to no one’s surprised — that...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Quinn’s thrilling gambit sets chilling precedent

     
    From Sunday's print column Agreed, there was something deeply satisfying about Gov. Pat Quinn’s announcement last week that he was suspending the pay of state lawmakers until they acted on pension reform. "There is a principle as old as the......
  • Kwame again?

     
    Natasha Korecki at Brand X reports: Would (State Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago) run as Gov. Pat Quinn’s lieutenant governor? The answer is basically yes.... Raoul said he would consider the job with a major caveat — that it would......
  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......
  • Year of surprises leaves soothsayers grasping for soothiness

     
    Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
  • Open thread: LMad takes a powder

     
    Big breaking story this evening: Lisa Madigan skips governor race, cites dad as main reason. I admit I didn't see this coming, at least not over the summer. I assumed she was going to stay in exploratory, wait-and-see mode until......
  • Quinn's salary grab: Clever gambit or impotent, unconstitutional grandstanding?

     
    RP reports: Governor suspends lawmakers' salaries in Illinois pension stalemate Gov. Pat Quinn said today he is suspending state lawmakers' pay until they come up with a comprehensive solution to the state's public pension mess, a dramatic gesture that...
  • Inkling-stained wretches predict the news of 2014

     
    Sunday's print column Readers and I are dancing together on that fine line between educated guesses and gut feelings, offering up hunches in bunches about the year ahead in Change of Subject's annual predict-the-news survey. Who will win and who......
  • Republican schism grows over ‘Corbettcare’

     
    One out of three Republican voters gave Republican Gov. Tom Corbett a thumbs up in the latest Franklin & Marshall poll. That isn’t good for a governor facing re-election next year, especially when his approval rating is even lower among......