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Mid State Trail Tunnel Remains Closed While DCNR Searches for Funds for a Fix

By at June 26, 2013 | 12:21 pm | 0 Comment

Mid State Trail Tunnel Remains Closed While DCNR Searches for Funds for a Fix

Outdoors enthusiasts waiting patiently for the state to pony up emergency funding for repairs to the Poe Paddy Tunnel might want to stop holding their breath, lest they prefer turning a deep shade of blue.

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Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Pennsylvania school voucher plans likely to face constitutional challenges

By at December 13, 2011 | 8:46 am | 7 Comments

Pennsylvania school voucher plans likely to face constitutional challenges

The proponents of Pennsylvania’s proposed school voucher plan claim the program will benefit kids in bad public school districts. The opponents of the plan say the real benefit will be to kids who already go to private schools and to… Read the rest

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

Camp Hill voters counter Regan revolution, tax-cut crusader ousted from school board

By at November 25, 2011 | 12:53 pm | 3 Comments

Camp Hill voters counter Regan revolution, tax-cut crusader ousted from school board

It would be tempting to look at Pete Regan’s defeat in the Camp Hill School Board race through an Ohio prism and interpret it as a signal that the Tea Party movement is in retreat.

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Say it ain’t so Joe: Paterno’s bittersweet farewell

By at November 10, 2011 | 8:41 pm | 7 Comments

Say it ain’t so Joe: Paterno’s bittersweet farewell

Contrary to what many people around these parts like to believe, Joe Paterno is a human. He is not a god. He is not an idol, even if you can buy a cardboard standup of him for your rec room.… Read the rest

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