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  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Smith Defends New Drilling Law.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're into the final furlong before the weekend and we hope you have some rewarding and fun activities on the docket for the next couple of days. The forecast -- at least here in The......
  • The Sunday Brunch: Canaries In The Ballot Box. What Tuesday's Special Elections Might Tell Us.

     
    Forget the heat and the hoopla surrounding the race for the White House this spring. Pennsylvania voters in a half-dozen special elections Tuesday could provide inklings into their intentions this fall. This year the special state House races will be........
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Sen. Orie Asks For Sentencing Delay.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another weekend is upon us. So to help ease you into it, here's a leisurely stroll through the best and the rest of the day's headlines. Grab yourself a cup of coffee and a cruller.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're a little under-caffeinated this morning, so we'll dispense with the usual preambles and formalities and just dive right into the Top Five stories making news this 19th day of April. 1. For the second......
  • Hollywood tax credits, one year later

     
    The California Legislature adopted its first tax incentives for film and TV production one year ago, authorizing $100 million to $200 million in annual tax breaks through June 2014 for projects filmed in the state. Last week, the Schwarzenegger...
  • 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&#...
  • Museum offers chance to have, see artwork critiqued

     
    On Friday, Sept. 10, Polk Museum of Art will host another installment of View and Review, an informal art critique for emerging artists. This View and Review will be led by Wiliam Otremsky, fine-art professor at Florida Southern College, and he will offer...
  • Pittsburgh region’s population loss is Lehigh Valley area’s gain

     
    Yo! The long-running success of the Pittsburgh Steelers apparently is not enough to keep people in parts of western Pennsylvania. Allegheny County lost 4.3 percent of its population between the 2000 Census and 2010 Census. As a result, it will......
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. --- Very short video: How To Test a AA battery, Easiest Way For Any......
  • Boys' basketball: Ex-Loyola guard makes impact as freshman

     
    Former Los Angeles Loyola standout Miles Cartwright, a freshman at Pennsylvania, was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after scoring 22 points and making seven of his eight shots against Pittsburgh. Carwright's brother, Parker, is a freshman at........