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  • Morandini approached about Comcast analyst position

     
    Don't go racing out to buy those Mickey Morandini IronPigs jerseys just yet. Less than a week after it was announced that the one-time Phillie second baseman would be joining the IronPigs manager Dave Brundage's coaching staff for the upcoming season,...
  • 'Lego' enjoys holiday weekend. '12 Years a Slave' gets BAFTA prize.

    'Lego' enjoys holiday weekend. '12 Years a Slave' gets BAFTA prize.
    After the coffee. Before remembering to record Jimmy Fallon tonight. The Skinny: I'm three episodes into "House of Cards." Unlike other folks, I'm perfectly happy taking my time to get through it. Now if I had the rest of HBO's "True Detective"...
  • Nicholas Oresko dies at 96; Medal of Honor recipient

    Nicholas Oresko, an Army master sergeant who was badly wounded as he single-handedly took out two enemy bunkers during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945, died Friday. The World War II veteran was 96 and had been the nation's oldest living Medal of Honor...
  • Michael Moses Ward dies at 41; sole surviving child of MOVE bombing

    Michael Moses Ward dies at 41; sole surviving child of MOVE bombing
    Michael Moses Ward, one of two survivors of the 1985 bombing of the militant group MOVE in a Philadelphia neighborhood and the only child to make it out alive, has died at 41. Ward died aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean, according to the Brevard...
  • Dixie Evans dies at 86; the 'Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque'

    Dixie Evans dies at 86; the 'Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque'
    For years, if you honked three times outside the right gate in the desert between Victorville and Barstow on old Route 66, an aging "Marilyn Monroe of Burlesque" would emerge. She sauntered down the driveway at the abandoned goat ranch and waved...
  • Liza Minnelli silenced, but for a good reason

    "Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
  • Kathleen Kane announces new appointments

     
    Yo! It seems like Attorney General Kathleen Kane does not go a day lately without making news. She’s been front and center since announcing July 11 that her office would not defend the state in a federal lawsuit challenging the......
  • Teel Time: Valles' starting debut at linebacker encouraging for U.Va.

    Teel Time: Valles' starting debut at linebacker encouraging for U.Va.
    Max Valles’ first sack at Virginia was suitable for framing. Check him out above, courtesy of USA Today photographer Howard Smith, perfectly horizontal, a good 12 inches off the turf, corralling the legs of Pittsburgh’s Tom Savage on Saturday....
  • When project instructions don't help

    When project instructions don't help
    Cartridge faucets use up-and-down motion to regulate water flow and left-right motion to control temperature, their makers say. A faucet with two handles turning 90 degrees can be a cartridge faucet. If such a faucet drips, you can replace the cartridge....
  • Odors can come through neighbor's wall

    Odors can come through neighbor's wall
    A few weeks back, a rowhouse dweller asked for advice about dealing with cigarette-smoke odor finding its way into her living space from the other side of the party wall. The odor was most noticeable, she said, when the neighbors turned on their central...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett: Tone Deaf or Brilliant?

     
    Yo! Ana Puig, a Bucks County native turned darling of the right-wing Tea Party Movement, has made a career out of attacking government. All you have to do is Google her name or image to see Puig’s credentials. There’s Puig......
  • Wet summer's harvest of mold and mildew

    Wet summer's harvest of mold and mildew
    Above-normal rainfall since early June has yielded a bumper crop of mold and mildew issues, homeowners and professionals tell me. But one of the worst reports comes from Richard A. Heath, worshipful master of the Palestine-Roxborough Masonic Temple in...