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  • Corbett airs first ad of fall governor's race

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s campaign is hitting the airwaves with the first gubernatorial television ad of the general election. Corbett’s 60-second ad, which can be seen above, touts the Republican incumbent’s work to aid the state’s...
  • 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....
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says

    Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says
    Sociologist Alice Goffman is a 5-foot-2-inch white woman who grew up in privilege in Philadelphia's historic and affluent neighborhood of Center City. But over the course of six years — during part of her time as an undergraduate at the University...
  • Corbett could veto budget without pension changes

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett said Sunday he has not ruled out a veto of the state budget if lawmakers do nothing to address pension debt costs that are eating up more and more taxpayer money. Corbett made that announcement at a news conference in...
  • Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator
    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86. Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
  • 89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case

    89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case
    An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested and charged with serving as an armed guard at a Nazi death camp, aiding in the slaughter of more than 200,000 Jewish men, women and children during World War II, according to court filings released Wednesday....
  • Cranes over Allentown arena subject of legal battle

    The construction cranes looming over downtown Allentown in the last two years have been seen as symbols of urban rebirth. Now some of them are the subject of a legal dispute. A Bucks County crane rental company that worked on the hockey arena is suing...
  • Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader

    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader
    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91. The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
  • Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike

    Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike
    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's Republican governor called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene to end a transit strike in the greater Philadelphia area and force the two sides to negotiate. The move by Governor Tom Corbett came hours after...