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  • Readers offer solutions to persistent problems

    Readers offer solutions to persistent problems
    I get the impression that there are a lot of untrustworthy cats in this country from the number of remedies submitted to me on combating urine odors. Here's a step-by-step from reader Ed Zoller in Jacksonville, Fla.: If the area is carpeted,...
  • Too many defaults on modified mortgages

    Too many defaults on modified mortgages
    Considering the hoops that too many borrowers have to go through to obtain mortgage modifications, the news from the Treasury Department wasn't encouraging. In an April 24 report to Congress, the Office of the Special Inspector General for the...
  • Power wash aluminum siding before painting

    Power wash aluminum siding before painting
    Q: Our house was fitted with white aluminum siding by the prior owners decades ago. We've been in it about 16 years now. The siding has held up OK except in the front above the porch, which gets the morning sun. It is losing its paint. Is there a...
  • Wheeler rolling to FCC. DreamWorks Animation eyes AwesomenessTV

    Wheeler rolling to FCC. DreamWorks Animation eyes AwesomenessTV
    After the coffee. Before a long morning of earnings calls. The Skinny: I got through the season finale of "The Following" last night. It wasn't easy. Fortunately,  afterward I watched the premiere of Comedy Central's "Inside Amy," which was a tad...
  • Hilary Koprowski dies at 96; developed oral vaccine for polio

    Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....
  • Which Pennsylvania polls got it right on Election Day?

    Which Pennsylvania polls got it right on Election Day?
    By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So, just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in predicting the final...
  • Pennsylvania Back in Toss Up Territory in Presidential Race

    Pennsylvania Back in Toss Up Territory in Presidential Race
    The presidential race in Pennsylvania may be heating up again after a series of polls show a tighter race in the Keystone State than what’s been seen throughout the summer. RealClearPolitics, a website that tracks the ups and downs of political...
  • Michael Vick confirms he has a dog, calls it 'an opportunity to break the cycle'

    Michael Vick confirms he has a dog, calls it 'an opportunity to break the cycle'
    After months of speculation, guesswork and analysis of tweeted photos, Michael Vick confirms that he and his family have a dog, which he says is "well cared for and loved as a member of our family." Vick - the Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback from...
  • Casey, Smith schedule debate

    Casey, Smith schedule debate
    They've set a date! Democrat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and his Republican challenger Tom Smith are scheduled to debate each other at the end of the month. Their campaigns announced their only debate late Friday after weeks of uncertainty over whether the...
  • In Pennsylvania, presidential and Senate race tighten

    In Pennsylvania, presidential and Senate race tighten
    After months of enjoying strong leads over their Republican challengers in Pennsylvania, President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey are leading their opponents by only a few points with three weeks until Election Day. Obama is up over Mitt Romney...
  • Philadelphia Orchestra shows local boy some brotherly love

    Philadelphia Orchestra shows local boy some brotherly love
    The Philadelphia Orchestra has come to the rescue of a budding musician, 9-year-old Aidan Milligan. The special-needs fourth-grader was so excited over an upcoming trombone lesson that he left his instrument on the curb at the end of his driveway. It soon...
  • Casey weighs in on electoral-vote change

    Casey weighs in on electoral-vote change
    The Harrisburg Republicans' plan to change the way Pennsylvania's electoral votes are counted has gained a high-profile Democratic foe: Sen. Bob Casey. Pennsylvania's senior U.S. senator waded into the state-level fight, sending a letter to state...