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  • Allentown's Butz ranks among largest construction firms for 2014

    Allentown's Alvin H. Butz Inc. ranked 84th in a construction industry magazine's 2014 ranking of the largest U.S. construction management firms. Butz made the top 100 in a category of "construction management-at-risk" firms, which means the...
  • IndyCar racing was back at Pocono this weekend, but will it return?

    IndyCar racing was back at Pocono this weekend, but will it return?
    Traffic may have been an issue on certain roads and highways in the Poconos as the Fourth of July weekend came to a close on Sunday night. But it wasn't a problem outside Pocono Raceway in Monroe County. First, a very fast Pocono IndyCar 500 —...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Trudy Rubin: Cheney is up to his old tricks again

    For Dick Cheney, Iraq means never having to say you're sorry. His recent interviews damning President Obama for losing Iraq make him sound as if he's suffering from amnesia. But memory loss has not blotted out his central role in creating the Iraq mess....
  • Philadelphia airport adds car-rental fee

    PHILADELPHIA — For 20 years, Richard Schwarz rented cars at affordable rates on weekends at Philadelphia International Airport. By combining airline promotions, frequent-flier miles and deals offered by the rental companies, the Philadelphia...
  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
  • Four children die in Philadelphia fire

    Four children die in Philadelphia fire
    Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...
  • Oscar Y. Harward: Happy Birthday America, but can we survive?

    Our Founding Fathers, fed up with an out-of-control government, departed their native countries moving to America. Their home governments were seizing their freedoms. Our Founding Fathers were determined to form a new and boundless nation. On July 4,...
  • Highway construction industry takes online approach to look for new hires

    After years in the doldrums, Pennsylvania's highway construction industry is rebounding to the point where at least one trade organization is recruiting prospective workers with online "virtual apprenticeships." The Constructors Association of Western...
  • Corbett: No decision yet on signing budget

    Corbett: No decision yet on signing budget
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett is criticizing state lawmakers for not passing a pension reform bill he supports, as his standoff with lawmakers over this year's budget continues. "Pension reform really does equal property tax relief," Corbett said...
  • Seniors see age-restricted housing as a chance for freedom

    Retired high school teachers John and Judy Woffington are trading their home on a three-acre lot in Marshall, Pa., near Pittsburgh, for one that sits on about a third of an acre not because they don't like the house they've owned for 34 years, but because...