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  • Meet the stars of Corbett & Wolf attack ads

    The television ad wars between Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent Tom Wolf have started early and often this summer in the run up to the Nov. 4 election. As evidenced by two commercials, it’s clear both candidates...
  • Trudy Rubin: West must outsmart Putin

    The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster should have been a wake-up call for Vladimir Putin. It wasn't. Instead of decreasing aid for pro-Russian separatists who almost certainly shot the plane down with a Russian missile, Putin is upping the ante. While...
  • Cigarette-tax vote hits a Pa. legislative roadblock

    HARRISBURG — The House of Representatives has canceled a vote on a new cigarette tax for Philadelphia, casting doubt on whether the city's schools will be able to safely open on time in September. Leaders in the Republican-controlled House...
  • Your Place: After air conditioner runs, a cigarette smell

    Question: Over the last month, after running the air conditioner in my son's room, we noticed that it smelled like an ashtray. There is no hidden source, like a collection of cigarette butts in his room, so the logical thing was to clean the current...
  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation

    Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation
    There have been no signs of illness from a mystery odor that prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, officials said on Monday, while waiting for tests to determine the exact cause of what led to the noxious smell....
  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News

    Northwestern Memorial among top 10 hospitals: U.S. News
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10 in an annual list of the best hospitals in the nation, as compiled by U.S. News and World Report. The rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. Scoring takes death rates and patient safety in...
  • Pennsylvania among most dangerous states for drivers

    Despite recent improvements, Pennsylvania remains one of the nation's most dangerous states for traffic fatalities, while neighboring New Jersey, by some measures, is among the safest, according to a new study. Pennsylvania had the fourth-most traffic...
  • How Democrats plan to lure women voters

    Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? “Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize,” President Barack Obama...