| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:50 AM
WASHINGTON Dragged down by controversy, Chris Christie is falling far, far behind Hillary Clinton in a potential matchup for the 2016 presidential campaign, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll.
Christie still is neck and neck with several possible...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:05 AM
WASHINGTON Racing into a new century in which many of the old rules don't seem to apply anymore, Americans are overwhelmingly pessimistic about their chances of achieving and sustaining the American dream, according to a new Marist-McClatchy Poll.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
State Rep. Mike Schlossberg of Allentown – perhaps the fastest, funniest Tweeter in the House -- has announced he is seeking re-election in 2014. But more incumbents – and challengers too – would be wise to announce their bids for......
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota’s population boom, driven by the state’s thriving oil and gas industry, continued in 2013, expanding at nearly twice the rate of the next-fastest-growing state, according to new census estimates released Monday....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Nearing completion after five years of construction in the hills of Bel-Air, Chateau des Fleurs looms like some super-sized Hollywood notion of dynastic France.
From the street, the two-story mansion on three acres — where Stone Canyon and...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....
| Dec 11, 2013
A group of Highland Park residents claim a proposed senior housing facility would diminish the residential feel of their neighborhood, but developers argue the area needs more assisted living options.
The question for Highland Park's plan commission, to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:40 AM
If population trends continue, Pennsylvania is projected to lose another three seats in Congress by 2060, bringing it's total representation to 15 districts.
The bad, though not surprising, news for Pennsylvania comes from projections by analyst Ravi S....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:21 PM
A proposed 89-unit assisted living facility cleared another hurdle before the Highland Park plan commission recently, despite continued resident complaints that their scenic neighborhood would be disrupted by noise, traffic and an obstructed view of a...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff isn’t ready to say whether she’ll be a candidate this year to return to the state Senate.
After seven years in the Florida House, she was elected to a Broward-Palm Beach County Senate district in 2010...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
More than half of Connecticut's uninsured population last year qualified either for Medicaid or a subsidy to offset part of the cost of private health insurance, according to a new report released Monday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a health policy...