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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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  • Higher speed limits mean more speeders

    I'm mixed up on the new 70 mph speed limit on parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. I drive the Northeast Extension, and I find that the 65 mph limit isn't fast enough for some drivers. They already don't have any respect for other drivers, the road and...
  • Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year

    Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year
    Jeff Gordon should know a little bit about going fast. On Friday, Gordon, who is winding up "an amazing week" that began with a win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, threw his support for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year behind 22-...
  • Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack

    Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack
    Jeff Gordon has a birthday coming up Monday. He will be 43 years old, but some of his peers in the NASCAR garage area talk about him with a respect that is generally reserved for someone of a different generation. The platitudes some of them tossed...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater

    Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater
    MILL RUN, Pa. - Masterpiece. Art. Perfection. Many fancy words and rapturous phrases have described Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house. It's all true. But what is also true is that I kept thinking, wow, this house is not childproof. A...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch

    Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch
    Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said on Friday that the speed limit will increase to 70 mph on a portion of the turnpike and more increases could be announced next week. The speed limit will increase between the Blue Mountain interchange near...
  • From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78

    From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78
    The area's first major winter storm, a night-and-day hammering by sleet and snow that glazed roads with layers of treacherous ice and slush, led to dozens of crashes and paralyzed traffic on some major thoroughfares. Interstate 78, in particular, became a...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy

    Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy
    A northern Georgia sheriff took to the department's Facebook page and canceled Valentine’s Day¬†because of dangerous, icy road conditions – succeeding in eliminating car crashes, but drawing some heat from lovers.¬† Here's Oconee County...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • 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...
  • 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...