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  • Trudy Rubin: In Gaza, time to stop the blame and recognize the humanity

    On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from...
  • Corbett, Wolf become funny foes

    PITTSBURGH — Hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar? Well, it wasn't a bar, it was a Pittsburgh-area comedy club where Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf joined other politicians in cracking wise,...
  • Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations

    Lehigh Valley basks in patriotic glow of Independence Day celebrations
    The images that come to mind when we think of Independence Day are wrapped in patriotism and healthy doses of red, white and blue. After all, standard Fourth of July fare includes Uncle Sam, marching bands, American flags, a good cover band and anything...
  • Near misses highlight the difficulty of a horse racing Triple Crown

    Stewart Elliott chuckled when he was asked the question. Why is winning the Triple Crown so difficult? Elliott, Smarty Jones' jockey in 2004, rattled off a laundry list of reasons why no horse has captured the sport's most prestigious honor since...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/22/14 for 05/22/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Penn., on this day in 1969. This birthday guy currently co-stars as Doug Stamper on "House Of Cards" and has appeared in recurring roles on "Person Of Interest," "The Good Wife" and "The...
  • Pa. man accused of stealing $350K worth of human skin

    A Pennsylvania man has been accused of stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin, according to nydailynews.com. Gary Dudek allegedly took the grafts from Mercy Philadelphia Hospital between November 2011 and July 2013. Cops were called after an...
  • 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...
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  • Moravian College confers degrees

    Moravian College confers degrees
    Moravian College held commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 10, in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus. T Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 conferred degrees to approximately 397 bachelor...
  • Hall of Fame selectors await final nominations

    Hall of Fame selectors await final nominations
    Nominations have dried up for my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters and Mount Rushmores for the greatest Hall of Famers ever and the greatest men and women from the Lehigh Valley. In fact, the only Hall of Fame mail I've received in the...
  • 'Modern Family' cast gathers for Cam and Mitch's wedding reception

    'Modern Family' cast gathers for Cam and Mitch's wedding reception
    The fifth season finale of "Modern Family" on Wednesday promises to finally bring fans the long-awaited wedding of Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), an event that seems extremely timely considering the news of gay marriage bans...