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  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...
  • Analysis: For Mark Pryor, this is not his father's Arkansas

    WASHINGTON I have been thinking for months about how politics has changed over the past decade, but those changes struck home in a very obvious way while I was reading a recent Washington Post article written by the very able Philip Rucker. "Senator's...
  • Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'

    Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'
    You could take the torment from an ultra-demanding teacher and file it away somewhere in your memory, never to be heard from again outside of nightmares. Or you could do what Damien Chazelle did, using the high school jazz conductor who made his life as...
  • Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]

    Smart is not a dirty word [Commentary]
    As the school year hits its stride, many parents and teachers of K-12 students feel overburdened with all-too-familiar concerns about failing schools, common core standards and teaching to the test. Now experts are adding one more thing to worry about:...
  • For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice

    For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice
    Charlie Crist is a Republican turned independent turned Democrat. He has been for and against the Affordable Care Act, for and against reproductive rights, and for and sort of against the 2009 economic stimulus. He bolted when times got tough and...
  • In Kansas Senate race, Pat Roberts' legacy may be his downfall

    WASHINGTON Pat Roberts has never run a close race. From his first election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980 to his last Senate campaign in 2008, Roberts handily beat every challenger he ever faced. The Kansas Republican trounced opponents...
  • Mark Purdy: Giants diversify on offense and it is paying dividends

    SAN FRANCISCO In their 6-4 victory Wednesday night, the Giants drove in half of their runs without getting a hit. In certain circles, these would be called "cheap runs." Which has never made sense to me. Because in baseball, last time I checked, there is...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Napier forcing his way into Heat discussion at point

    The Miami Heat have had their share of impressive nicknames over the years, from Mark Strickland as "Pogo man" for his leaping ability to the sublime "Flash" that Shaquille O'Neal bestowed upon Dwyane Wade. But "The Big Sponge"? It doesn't exactly...
  • Les Plesko to be celebrated at UCLA

    When Les Plesko committed suicide in September 2013 in Venice, his legacy was in disarray. The author of three novels — “The Last Bongo Sunset” (1995), “Slow Lie Detector” (2009) and “Who I Was” (2012) —...
  • 2 questions to help teach kids responsibility

    Back in sixth grade, my teacher devised a system to keep our class in line. He divided a bulletin board into halves and wrote "Responsible" on one side and "Not Responsible" on the other. He put every child's name on a circle of paper and pinned the...