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Somerset County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: And You Can Make Them Like You.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Political personality Sarah Palin brought her "Look at Me!!!" tour to Philadelphia yesterday. Our Washington colleague Colby Itkowitz was among the press horde who waited for hours for the half-term former Alaska...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Shared Sacrifice, Anyone?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is June 6, 2011. The House and Senate are in session for three days this week and 24 days remain until the statutory deadline to pass a new budget. As you might expect, the......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Day After Irene.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're one of the lucky Pennsylvanians who have electricity this Monday morning and you're reading this entry, then welcome, glad you made it through the storm all right. And if you don't have electricity......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Redistricting Hearing Today.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The Legislative Reapportionment Commission meets at high noon here in Harrisburg for a public hearing on the preliminary map of Pennsylvania's new 203 state House and 50 state Senate seats. An agenda sent along by........
  • State Senate Repubs Release Their Legislative Map.

     
    The Next Meeting ... ... of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission isn't until next Monday, but Senate Republicans have released their proposed final map. The statement came from Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi's office shortly before 8 p.m. Full...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Charter reform still on Corbett's fall shopping list.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett says he's looking for state lawmakers to pass his delayed charter school reforms during this fall's abbreviated legislative session. But when it comes to transportation funding and selling...
  • Rick Santorum Launches Bid For White House

    Rick Santorum Launches Bid For White House
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Saying "we're ready to get into this race, and we're in it to win it," all-but-declared Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is doing just that, officially jumping into the race for the White House. But the former two-...
  • Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Killing Of Woman Saving Dog

    Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Killing Of Woman Saving Dog
    A man is under arrest in the hit-and-run killing of a New Jersey woman who was trying to save a dog on a Somerset Township road, police announced Wednesday. Police believe Brian C. McCauslin, from Pennsylvania, was driving the black Ford F-250 pickup...
  • 'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville

    'Fitting' memorial to be unveiled in Shanksville
    SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — In the remote, rolling hills near this tiny southwestern Pennsylvania borough, signs of thunderous jolts that shook the town on Sept. 11, 2001, and then rippled across the world, have mostly faded. The 40-foot deep...
  • Visitors Honor Flight 93 Heroes After bin Laden's Death Announced

    Visitors Honor Flight 93 Heroes After bin Laden's Death Announced
    The Flight 93 Memorial is often covered with special tributes like flags, signs and flowers attached to a chainlink fence. On Monday there were many more of these pieces, most linking one of the places where the so-called War on Terror began with the...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight

    Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike alerts motorists traveling between Donegal Interchange(Exit #91) and Somerset Interchange(Exit #110) of a four-hour closure beginning at 11:45 p.m. on May 19 and ending at approximately 4 a.m. on May 20, for an overhead bridge...