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  • Democrat Kane on the air with a new ad in the Attorney General's race.

     
    Democratic state Attorney General candidate Kathleen Kane of Lackawanna County has debuted her second statewide television advertisement. The spot "Tough Enough" opens with a ploy apparently aimed directly at Democratic voters: Former President Bill...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: With state budget, demographics are destiny.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In addition to playing one mean guitar, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck is also a great source of folksy aphorisms. Which is only natural, one supposes, when you hail from a sleepy college town in the heart......
  • Enemy film breakdown: The Panthers' "read option" rushing attack

     
    Earlier this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane noted a fascinating statistic about the Eagles' rush defense: However, despite the above fact, during the Eagles' 6 game losing streak, they have not been good against the run. Here is what......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: At halfway point in second, Corbett looks back and ahead.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett sat down with Capitol reporters on Thursday for a series of round-robin interviews. And because different reporters ask different questions, each session yielded some slightly different results. True,...
  • Recapping and analyzing the Eagles’ moves in free agency

     
    The Eagles may find another bargain bin player or two late in free agency, but we've probably seen the end of any serious moves on their part, so let's recap what they've accomplished over the last few weeks. We'll begin......
  • New full-time boss at the Department of Health

     
    Yo! Pennsylvania has a new secretary at the Health Department. Gov. Tom Corbett promoted Michael Wolf to the top post on Friday. Wolf (that's him to the left) had been serving as “acting secretary” after the October resignation of his......
  • Rose autograph appearance would have violated lifetime ban ...

     
    Officially, the IronPigs still aren't saying why an Father's Day appearance by Pete Rose to Coca-Cola Park, announced Wednesday, was abruptly cancelled within 24 hours. Responding to a phone inquiry Thursday about the cancellation, general manager Kurt...
  • Former Nittany Lion elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

     
    Almost 40 years after retiring from the NFL, Dave Robinson is in the Hall of Fame. Robinson, the former Penn State two-way player, was elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Robinson, who played for the Green Bay......
  • Corbett: "There are going to be some people out there that, no matter what we do, that are not going to forgive me for doing that investigation."

     
    HARRISBURG — State officials are considering a number of “alternatives” to pay for $2.5 billion in badly needed repairs and reconstruction of Pennsylvania’s network of roads and bridges, Gov. Tom Corbett said in wide-ranging...
  • Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?

    Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?
    Political cynics who believed Sen. Pat Toomey stuck his neck out on background checks to improve his 2016 re-election chances in lean-blue Pennsylvania were not incorrect that the Republican's efforts would score him some points with state Democrats....
  • Tools and techniques for cleaning your deck

    Tools and techniques for cleaning your deck
    I was looking at my home's back steps, constructed of pressure-treated wood, and decided it was time for the annual get-rid-of-the-mildew-and-seal-them program. For some reason, they aren't looking as green as they were last year, so the job will be a...
  • Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia

    Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia
    Virginia ranked 98th nationally last season in sacks, among the reasons the Cavaliers fired their defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. The program’s most recent commitment for the 2014 recruiting class might well improve that tepid pass...