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  • Trudy Rubin: Sooner than later, US will have to confront Islamic State fighters

    How do you deal with a hideous terrorist group that has morphed into a Mideast state with a huge war chest and an aggressive army and beheads an American journalist? Since the gruesome slaughter of James Foley, U.S. officials are debating whether the...
  • Players losing more money at Sands tables than any other Pennsylvania casino

    Players losing more money at Sands tables than any other Pennsylvania casino
    Casino slot machine losses may be falling in Pennsylvania, but table games revenue continues to rise, thanks largely to the Sands casino in Bethlehem. Sands easily led the state in July revenues from table games such as blackjack, roulette and craps...
  • Companies that hire disabled ordered to pay back wages

    The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Pennsylvania organizations to pay $118,000 in back wages to workers with disabilities since 2011, according to records PublicSource obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The workers, who mostly...
  • Jackie Robinson West relaxed as game time approaches

    Jackie Robinson West relaxed as game time approaches
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West is hoping for another happy berth day. And it likely will be hit or miss for the team from the South Side. The Great Lakes Regions champs from Chicago will play Nevada at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Why are people saying such things about fellow columnist?

    TO THE EDITOR: My name is Christine Flowers and I am an immigration lawyer. I am also an avid reader of the Philadelphia Daily News, and love your Letters to the Editor section. They're usually a lot more articulate than the rants you read at Philly....
  • Trudy Rubin: Time to tell the truth about Islamic State threat

    President Barack Obama gave vent this week to an uncharacteristic show of emotion over the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by the militant jihadi group the Islamic State. He denounced the group as a "cancer" in the region and accused...
  • Mo'ne Davis helps set Little League World Series TV record for ESPN

    Mo’ne Davis has been good business for ESPN. At 13, Davis belongs to a short list of female players to participate in the Little League World Series -- not to mention the 5-foot-4, 111-pound eighth-grader can hurl a baseball more than 70 MPH. ...
  • State commission tackles school funding

    HARRISBURG — A state commission tasked with recommending a school funding formula heard testimony Wednesday about the history and complexity of paying for public education in Pennsylvania. The group of Corbett administration officials and...
  • Chicago eliminates Philadelphia in LLWS

    The Sports Xchange Chicago eliminates Philadelphia in LLWS Chicago's Jackie Robinson West scored four runs in the first inning, then held on to edge Philadelphia's Taney Dragons 6-5 Thursday in an elimination game at the Little League World Series in...
  • California Chrome may race at Parx in Bucks County

    The racehorse that this spring caught the nation's fancy but lost the Triple Crown may be running next month at the Parx Casino and Racing facility in Bucks County. California Chrome, a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner who lost at the Belmont Stakes,...
  • Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis

    Jackie Robinson West to face Pennsylvania in U.S. semis
    Not even Mo'ne Davis could stop the hard-hitting bunch from Nevada, although the team from Pennsylvania held their own for most of the night. Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan each homered to help Nevada reach the United States final in the Little League...