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Weathering a Blizzard of News Media Bravado

By at February 28, 2013 | 10:08 am | 0 Comment

Weathering a Blizzard of News Media Bravado

Ginger Zee is an ABC News weather person. She’s 32 years old, has a B.S. in meteorology, and says even in high school she wanted to be a TV network weatherperson. Not a scientist in a lab studying and analyzing weather, but a TV weather person. For more than a decade, she worked local and […]

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PA’s New Logo

By at February 27, 2013 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

PA’s New Logo

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Comics , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Youngest U.S. Presidents

By at February 25, 2013 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

Youngest U.S. Presidents

President Years 1. Theodore Roosevelt* 42 years 10 months 2. John F. Kennedy* 43 years 7 months 3. Bill Clinton 46 years 5 months 4. Ulysses S. Grant 46 years, 10 months 5. Barack Obama 47 years, 5 months 6. Grover Cleveland 47 years, 11 months 7. Franklin Pierce 48 years, 3 months 8. James […]

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Make honest pension reform a priority in Pa.

By at February 21, 2013 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

By Richard C. Dreyfuss As Gov. Corbett’s fiscal year 2013-14 state budget proposal is finalized, the familiar challenge of balancing finite resources against ever-increasing spending requests begins. This year, expect debates over special initiatives ranging from liquor privatization to transportation funding. But there is one recurring and unresolved challenge that only seems to become worse […]

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Political , Watch Dog

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

By at February 21, 2013 | 1:49 pm | 0 Comment

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

Jos Lara just wanted a job. A company working in the natural gas fields needed a man to power wash wastewater tanks. Clean off the debris. Make them shining again. And so Jos Lara became a power washer for the Rain for Rent Co. The chemicals, the smell was so bad. Once I got out, […]

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LEGISLATIVE AUDIT ADVISORY COMMISSION Meeting to review and approve the 2012 audit and reorganize for the 2013-2014 Legislative Session.

By at February 20, 2013 | 3:03 pm | 0 Comment

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:30 AM APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE BUDGET HEARINGS 9:30 AM Liquor Control Board 11:00 AM Department of Labor Industry 1:30 PM Department of Banking & Securities 3:30 PM Department of Aging Room 140 Main Capitol * 10:00 AM CHILDREN AND YOUTH COMMITTEE Public hearing on Reporting Child Abuse – HB436, HB 430, HB429, […]

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Auditor General DePasquale Highlights Progress in First Month

By at February 20, 2013 | 3:01 pm | 0 Comment

News for Immediate Release Feb. 15, 2013 Auditor General DePasquale Highlights Progress in First Month Says cost-cutting is saving enough paper to line PA Turnpike from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh twice Harrisburg – In his first month in office, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is already reducing costs, improving efficiency in the face of […]

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Press Releases

Gum Control

By at February 20, 2013 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

Gum Control

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Comics

Do We Wait for the River to Die to Call It Ill

By at February 15, 2013 | 7:54 am | 0 Comment

Do We Wait for the River to Die to Call It Ill

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission issued a report on the river this week, with a call for more reliable funding of its assigned data collection program. The Commissions goal is to make water resources information and data available to the public and let that data speak for themselves, not to rate or rank conditions, said […]

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Energy & Environment , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

Auditory General DePasquale Statement on PA Lottery Contract

By at February 14, 2013 | 7:28 pm | 0 Comment

News for Immediate Release Feb. 14, 2013 Auditor General DePasquale Issues Statement on Lottery Contract HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today issued the following statement on Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s legal rejection of Gov. Tom Corbett’s contract to have a private company manage the Pennsylvania Lottery: “While I have not opposed all privatization, in […]

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