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  • Preview: Dodgers at Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers had the ball flying out of PNC Park for the middle contest of their three-game series, which wraps up with the rubber match Wednesday. The Pirates slugged three homers and the Dodgers two in Pittsburgh's 12-7 win to even the series, marking the Pirates' first multi-homer game at home since June 9. They've also given up their share of blasts at home, allowing 40 homers at PNC Park this season after surrendering only 37 at home all of last season.One of the players who went deep for Pittsburgh on Tuesday was second baseman Neil Walker, who is hitting .478 during a six-game hitting streak. The Pirates haven't had to contend with Dodgers stars Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig so far in the series, as both remain day-to-day after being hit in the hand by pitches during a weekend series in St. Louis. Puig was available to pinch hit Tuesday — though he was not used — but Ramirez was unavailable.
  • Saucon Valley is not a community of wealth

    While I am a strong believer in unions and the right of employees to organize, I'm distressed at the intransigence of the Saucon Valley School District teachers. The statement by teachers union lawyer Andrew Muir — "Everyone knows that Saucon...

    IESI Landfill has come up with new way to expand in Lower Saucon

    While the IESI Bethlehem Landfill waits for approval of its westward expansion, it's proposing another way to extend its life span. The Lower Saucon Township waste facility on Wednesday introduced plans to realign its southeast section, creating 6...

    Under-the-tongue tablets trick immune system to fight allergies

    Asha Patel knows more about what goes into your lungs than you do. Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, to check a machine called a Burkard Spore Trap. It looks like a cross between...

    GM won't pay ignition-switch claims out of insurance funds

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM, Earnings/Financials "It will be done through cash on hand, no insurance." - David Roman, GM's director of financial communications. General Motors has committed to paying all of its ignition-switch claims out of