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  • Corbett: PA "dodged a bullet" with the #superstorm

     
    During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
  • With Senate Candidate's Defeat, Corbett's Political Prestige Takes A Hit.

     
    With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
  • 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...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're a little under-caffeinated this morning, so we'll dispense with the usual preambles and formalities and just dive right into the Top Five stories making news this 19th day of April. 1. For the second......
  • Funeral director, dentist, notary sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions announced by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all...
  • 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,......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Is Jon Gosselin in money trouble again?

     
    Jon Gosselin owes nearly $40,000 in back taxes according to document posted on the TMZ website. The document filed Dec.12 in Berks County court by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is a lien against the Berks County dad of 8......
  • 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...
  • New Travel Channel show to highlight Celtic Classic

     
    From a calf testicle festival in Oklahoma to Celtic Classic in Bethlehem? Travel Channel’s new series “Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and fascinating variety of festivals and events that have developed around regionally unique...
  • Kate Gosselin returns to TV - as a Wife Swap

     
    She's baaack. Berks County mom of eight Kate Gosselin is back on TV, only this time she's switching places with a Playboy Playmate on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" at 8 p.m. Feb. 26. For the season premiere of the show......