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  • Evelyn Freeman dies at 96; therapist was pioneer in aging issues

    Evelyn Freeman, a pioneer in the field of aging who in the twilight of her life helped people cope with the challenges of getting older, has died. She was 96. Freeman, who was the longtime director of the senior counseling program at what was then called...
  • Pittsburgh Opera's lifetime achievement award for Gov. Tom Corbett, First Lady Susan Corbett stirs online protest.

     
    The Pittsburgh Opera’s plan to give a lifetime achievement award to Gov. Tom Corbett for, among other things, his support for education and the arts has resulted in a deluge of criticism on the opera company’s Facebook page. “I can&#...
  • Federal budget #sequester will affect #outdoors

     
    Pennsylvania Fish and Boat executive director John Arway is extremely upset that the federal budget sequester due to go into effect Friday will withhold funds the state’s wildlife and outdoors agencies are due because of user-generate fees, he...
  • Is ‘welfare’ a dirty word? Take the poll.

     
    Yo! Language is not static. It is a living, breathing organism. Definitions change or grow over time with society and popular culture. Sometimes those changes are good; sometimes they are bad; a word is never the same again. Take “welfare”.......
  • Farm Aid gives grants from Hershey concert in September to Rodale, Allentown co-op

     
    Three months after the annual fund-raising, all-star Farm Aid concert returned to Pennsylvania for the first time in a decade, so have a large portion of its grants – including some to The Rodale Institute and an Allentown program that......
  • Corrections Dept. says it will close two prisons, open a new one in Centre County.

     
    With the state's prison population on the wane, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections says it plans to close two prisons in western Pennsylvania and replace them with a new one in Centre County. "This is a responsible, conservative plan to......
  • Kathleen Kane sworn in as PA's new state Attorney General.

     
    Vowing to roll up her sleeves and “just get it done,” Kathleen G. Kane was sworn into office as Pennsylvania’s new attorney general on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and the first Democrat to serve as the state’s top law......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett says PA "lacks the will" to become a Right-to-Work state.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Republican hoping that Pennsylvania will join with Michigan and other states that have moved to curtail collective bargaining rights for organized labor, you may be have to find another Christmas wish....
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Republicans propose new Electoral College plan.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. He may have been defeated last session, but Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, hasn't given up on his plan to change the way Pennsylvania allocates its votes in the Electoral College. On Monday,...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: A Conversation With Kathleen Kane.

     
    On Nov. 6, Democrat Kathleen Kane made history when she became the first woman, and first member of her party, to be elected Pennsylvania attorney general. For the four decades it's been an elected post, Republicans have exclusively controlled the......
  • PennDOT to begin issuing non-driver IDs for voting today.

     
    This just in from the Department of Transportation: "Starting today in Pittsburgh and statewide on Aug. 28, voters who lack verification documents necessary for a secure Pennsylvania Photo ID (non-driver’s license ID card), will be able to obtain...