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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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  • Higher speed limits may make it hard to nab contraband soap traffickers

    After the end of World War II, everybody was overjoyed and deeply disturbed at the same time, as vivid reports emerged about Adolf Hitler's atrocities. Also at that same time, people talked about one of Hitler's great accomplishments, the no-speed-limit...
  • Does road surface on bridges crumble faster?

    Q: The Hamilton Boulevard bridge over the Turnpike near Minesite Road needs some tender loving care. Previous cracks in the concrete have now turned into holes, and cracks are developing in other sections. It may be time to lock the door before the horses...
  • Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice

    Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice
    A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute. Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
  • Ice, snow make Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. a misery

    Snow and ice that had been moving their way across the country since last week, finally arrived in the nation’s Mid-Atlantic region, creating power outages and traffic woes up through the Northeast on Monday. Snowfalls of up to a foot were...
  • Storms dump snow and ice across several states

    A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort...
  • Upfront cash deals for politicians bring financial woe for the public

    The juxtaposition of two seemingly unrelated events this week ought to have taxpayers recoiling in horror. Both events involved schemes by politicians to grab "upfront cash" to make themselves look good while in office, so that when most of the bills...
  • Constitutional subversions are flayed by a legal expert after Obama-Leno show

    Constitutional subversions are flayed by a legal expert after Obama-Leno show
    Less than 50 miles from the Lehigh Valley, as the crow flies, is the only museum dedicated entirely to the world's most important document. The National Constitution Center is two blocks from Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was signed...
  • Early #migratory #bird seasons set in #Pennsylvania

     
    Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and changes this year will increase the number of birds hunters can keep in their possession. The early seasons for mourning doves, Canada geese, woodcock and other migratory bird...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case may open the public's eyes

    Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case may open the public's eyes
    Pennsylvania may soon get one of its most revealing insights ever into how its venal political system operates. On Tuesday, following a six-day hearing on charges against former Pennsylvania Turnpike officials and a former state Senate leader,...
  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth. For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
  • Pregnant coach from Baltimore among those killed in lacrosse team bus crash

    Pregnant coach from Baltimore among those killed in lacrosse team bus crash
    A college lacrosse coach from Baltimore County died after the team's bus crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, also killing the driver and injuring 20 others Saturday morning, authorities said. Kristina Quigley, 30, the head coach for the Seton Hill...