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  • Thursday Morning Coffee: It's Redistricting Groundhog Day.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's strangely appropriate that Pennsylvania's luminaries are gathered in Gobbler's Knob this morning, there to receive the wisdom of a quite possibly mangy rodent who will, in ways that remain mysterious to us,...
  • Orlando and four other Florida cities in Amazon list of romantic spots

     
    You wouldn't think that Mickey Mouse knows that much about love, but Orlando is among the Top 20 “Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.,” according to Amazon.com. Orlando ranked No. 4 on a list that also included Miami (No. 7), Clearwater (No. 12),...
  • Penn State, State Universities Fight For Funding.

     
    Amid speculation that the Corbett administration is trying to wean them off public support and push them down the road to privatization, the heads of Penn State, Temple and Lincoln universities and the University of Pittsburgh told a House oversight......
  • 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......
  • Celtic Classic spotlighted on Travel Channel show

     
    Celtic Classic got its 15 minutes of fame Tuesday on the Travel Channel's new show “Edge of America,” when host Geoff Edgers took part in the the annual Haggis Eating Contest and tried his hand at the Highland Games at......
  • 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”.......
  • 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...
  • Dennis Miller talks a few moments, then he's 'Outta Here!'

     
    Let it never be said that the smirky, prickly and sometimes arrogant personality comedian/commentator Dennis Miller has put on public display for more than 25 years is just an act. At least not if his demeanor in a recent telephone......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's the last day -- but one -- before the weekend. And here under the Dome, it looks like you couldn't have asked for a nicer day. Temperatures are set to tip up near 70......