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  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • Pharmacist, social worker, physican 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...
  • 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...
  • 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........
  • Is Jon Gosselin behind on child support?

     
    Kate Gosselin apparently learned from a Twitter follower Friday that her ex-husband Jon could be going to court in Berks County for non-payment of child support for their eight children. A follower named Maria, who it seems just started on......
  • The Top 5 Political Stories Of 2011: No. 4 Maps and Legends.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our countdown of the year's top political stories continues this morning with a geography lesson. Or, more specifically, a lesson about the inherently political nature of mapmaking in Pennsylvania. To quickly...
  • 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......
  • GOP Senate sends its budget to the state House.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett weighed in Wednesday on the $27.6 billion budget backed by fellow Republicans in the state Senate, warning that even though the state has some extra money in its pocket, it’s still going to finish the fiscal year......
  • Guess how much behind Jon Gosselin is in child support?

     
    Jon Gosselin, the Berks County father of eight, owes more than $3,500 in back child support according to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. Jon's name and the amount he reportedly owes - $3557.06 - appears in a list of......
  • Hundreds Rally For Property Tax Reform.

     
    Ed Transue's Family ... ... has farmed the same plot of land in Dallas Township, Luzerne County, since 1847. He's retired now. And he and his wife sell farm products and baked goods to make some extra money. He says......
  • 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.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Let The Games Begin.

     
    Happy New Year to you and yours. It's the first Tuesday in January, which means the state House technically returns to town today for a token session. As our colleague Mary Wilson at WITF-FM in Harrisburg reports this morning, it's likely to be over...