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  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Students Are Coming.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Hope you ate your Wheaties. It's going to be quite a day here in the seat of power. The state System of Higher Education gets its turn before the House Appropriations Committee this afternoon at......
  • Lehigh Valley educator among finalists for PA Teacher of the Year Award.

     
    A Teacher In The Southern Lehigh Schools ... ...is among the dozen finalists for the Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award, the Corbett administration said this morning. Teacher Janet Miltenberger joins educators from districts in Erie, Delaware and...
  • Here's a big act the new Sands Event Center landed -- then lost

     
    Sands Bethlehem Event Center has been announcing some huge acts for its early months of operations after it opens May 16. But one really big act the center planned for two shows at the beginning of July has fallen through.......
  • Fireworks in U.S. Senate debate over Welch's 2008 primary vote for President Obama.

     
    Chester County businessman Steve Welch may have the support of Pennsylvania’s Republican establishment in his bid to win the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate, but during a candidates’ debate Saturday he was vividly reminded that the path to a...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The PA Lottery's Number To Come Up Today.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Employees of the Pennsylvania Lottery will be briefed at 1 p.m. today on what appears to be an emerging Corbett administration plan to turn some of the agency's operations over to private managers, a source......
  • Spot The Campaign Issue: Republicans Running Against Healthcare Reform.

     
    So How Many Republicans Does It Take ... ... to underline the GOP's continued distaste for the federal Affordable Care Act? The answer: If you're Pennsylvania and you're a must-win (or at least not lose too badly) presidential battleground state......
  • Central PA United Way says new poll underlines public opposition to human service cuts.

     
    From Clara Ritger: More than 8 in 10 central Pennsylvanians would accept tax increases on the sale of smokeless tobacco and cigars in order to ensure adequate funding for human services programs within their communities, according to a new poll......
  • Cawley: Administration, counties still working on human services funding agreement.

     
    From Capitol Ideas Intern Clara Ritger: The Corbett administration and counties leaders said this morning that they're still negotiating how much money human services will receive in the new budget. In Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget, human...
  • CONCERT REVIEW: Trace Atkins puts in a night's work, workmanlike, at Easton's State Theatre

     
    In the country music world where Tim McGraw is the alpha male and Keith Urban is the pretty boy rocker, Trace Adkins showed with a performance Thursday at Easton’s State Theatre that he is the everyman. Trace AtkinsI That might......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Court to hear Voter ID Arguments.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've returned this morning from a few days on the road and some R&R to find the Capitol fairly en fuego with emotions over Pennsylvania's Voter ID law. Hundreds of protesters stood in the sweltering......
  • No more child support says Kate Gosselin

     
    Berks County parents of eight Jon and Kate Gosselin are in the news again. This time because Jon who apparently is unemployed says he has no money to pay child support and claims he was threatened with jail for nonpayment,......
  • Make Elmer Fudd Work for It

     
    The state Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the latest attempt to ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 626, which you can read here, bears the name of several Morning Call area senators of both parties,......