| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Preparations are being made in Windber Borough for an annual event that remembers the town's underground history.
The annual Miner's Memorial Day Festival, sponsored by the Eureka Coal Heritage Foundation, is scheduled for June 14-16.
| May 29, 2013
| 6:45 AM
As is often his wont, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column on Obamacare provided a very one-sided narrative using gross generalizations and failing to provide context for his arguments ("Lost jobs, higher costs: Obamacare hits home," May 26).
| May 22, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House, a group of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate managed the unexpected (and, these days, extraordinary): They...
| May 19, 2013
WASHINGTON — At the end of a truly dismal week in his presidency, President Obama remains lucky in one crucial category: his opposition.
It has been only a matter of days since two scandals — the IRS harassment of conservative groups and the...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:28 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Some Indiana University South Bend employees are urging Chancellor Una Mae Reck to seek the purchase of the city's former natatorium, which houses IUSB's Civil Rights Heritage Center.
The university currently leases the historic building at...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:11 AM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As Congress debates the first national immigration overhaul in decades, a state-level push advancing rights for people in the U.S. illegally has picked up momentum across the country.
Among the patchwork changes to state law...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Sunday morning topics and guests:
Gay rights supporter Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Baltimore Ravens will be a guest on "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation." He will discuss the meaning of NBA player Jason Collins' coming out.
NBC's "Meet the...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 PM
The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away.
But you'd be hard-pressed...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Boonsboro Town Council members on Monday night agreed set aside $45,000 over the next three years for further development of a proposed museum to celebrate the history of the National Road that passes through town.
An organization known as the...
| May 13, 2013
WASHINGTON — Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol" is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It also is an economic manifesto that Dickens hoped would hit with "twenty thousand times the force" of a political tract. It concerned a 19th-...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It also is an economic manifesto that Dickens hoped would hit with "twenty thousand times the force" of a political tract. It concerned a 19th-century debate...