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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: PA lawmaker soliciting donations for imprisoned predecessor.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's all happened to all of us: You're stopped at an intersection and some well-scrubbed, cherub-faced Penn State undergraduate pops up at your driver side window and waves an empty soup can at you. "Donate......
  • Gov. Rick Scott talks to News 13; WFTV focuses on Osceola County

     
    Gov. Rick Scott talks to the media Thursday in Miami. Photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Gov. Rick Scott is a guest on “Political Connections,” which airs at...
  • Lake school district recieves grant to fund hotel stays for homeless families

     
    Lake County School officials will have a bit of extra cash this year to help out needy families who have no place to call home. Just a few weeks ago the the school district for the first time received a $4,500 grant from the United Way of Lake and...
  • Task force projects 50,000 more homeless in L.A. County by 2016

    Task force projects 50,000 more homeless in L.A. County by 2016
    A business group said Friday that 53,000 people, including 33,000 veterans, will join Los Angeles County's homeless ranks by 2016, the deadline the group had set to get former soldiers and chronic transients off the streets for good. The grim projection...
  • John A. Scott

    John A. Scott Rear Admiral John A. Scott, U.S. Navy (ret.) passed away on Wednesday, July 10 in Irvine, California.  A native of Northern Ireland, Rear Admiral Scott was born on February 7, 1920 the son of William and Lily Scott.  He graduated from San...
  • Van takes free meals for kids into city neighborhoods

    Van takes free meals for kids into city neighborhoods
    It's 4 p.m. when the mobile meals van pulls up to a patch of pavement behind the library at Pennsylvania and North avenues. The cardboard boxes it brings — filled with chicken sandwiches, milk and snacks — may be the first food some children...
  • Getting To Closure On Sandy Hook Fund

    The Sandy Hook Support Fund imbroglio serves as a lesson no town should ever have to learn: how to handle the millions of dollars that flow in from kindhearted people after a mass tragedy. Well-meaning local leaders are at odds with grieving families of...
  • United Way of Central Md. has new board chairwoman

    United Way of Central Md. has new board chairwoman
    A senior vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine will help lead strategic decisions and results for the United Way of Central Maryland, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Patricia M.C. Brown, who is also president of Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, will...
  • Here's what happened to Penn State's 2012 bowl revenue

     
    The Big Ten withheld Penn State's share of 2012 bowl revenue as part of its additional action following the NCAA sanctions, which were handed down one year ago today. On Tuesday, Penn State announced what happened to the $2.26 million.......
  • Painting the town orange

     
    Coordinated Health hopes you like orange. The private, for-profit hospital network is embarking on a new marketing campaign featuring that eye-catching color. To see what it's all about start with the Light the Lehigh Valley website, which introduces...
  • Toby Keith, Garth Brooks top Oklahoma Twister Relief benefit

    Saturday’s country music all-star gathering for the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert in Norman, Okla., has aready generated at least $1 million for recovery efforts following the killer storms that swept through the region in May. The $1 million is...