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  • Dave Spigelmyer: Pennsylvania, U.S. benefit from gas drilling industry

    Columnist Paul Carpenter's most recent attack ("A tale of two legislators: the gas-drilling drama") on the thousands of hardworking men and women that make up Pennsylvania's shale industry was offensive and deeply ill-informed. Mr. Carpenter's...
  • Starz Announces Premiere Dates for 'The Chair,' 'Survivor's Remorse'

    Starz's original filmmaking experiment, "The Chair," will premiere on Sat., Sept. 6 at 11 p.m., the cabler announced today. The series, created by "Project Greenlight" and "Good Will Hunting" executive producer Chris Moore, is a 10-part documentary...
  • Corbett airs first ad of fall governor's race

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s campaign is hitting the airwaves with the first gubernatorial television ad of the general election. Corbett’s 60-second ad, which can be seen above, touts the Republican incumbent’s work to aid the state’s...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...
  • VA health care scandal update: See the latest patient wait-time data

     
    The uproar over the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal has quieted some in recent weeks, but the pressure still is on for medical centers and outpatient clinics to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner. Data released......
  • 9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County

    9-year-old boy injured in fireworks accident in Garrett County
    A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt. The boy, whose name was not immediately released, was in critical condition in Western Pennsylvania Hospital in...
  • Ewan McGregor Starring in Philip Roth's 'American Pastoral'

    Lakeshore Entertainment has hired Phillip Noyce to direct and Ewan McGregor to star in its long-in-development drama, "American Pastoral." The project is based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with an adapted screenplay written by John...
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  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Campbell a poor choice for county executive [Letter]

    I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...
  • Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner

    Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner
    Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....