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Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia may have found an entry-way to the cure for AIDS.
Once the HIV virus enters the body it can lie dormant for years. It can also evolve into AIDS. But, until now, it could… Read the rest[...read more]
A group of white gun-rights advocates plan to sling rifles, shotguns, and semi-automatic assault weapons onto their bodies, and walk through a Black neighborhood in Houston.
What could possibly go wrong with that?!
The march through Houston’s Fifth Ward is… Read the rest[...read more]
Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years. This, of course, has little to do with supply-and-demand economics. It has everything to do with supply-and-gouge profits.
Over the… Read the rest[...read more]
HARRISBURG, Pa.–The Pennsylvania State senate may vote on a bill this week that will make it a first degree misdemeanor to kill a cat or dog “for the purpose of human consumption.” The penalty is a fine of $1,000-$10,000 and… Read the rest[...read more]
Newspapers are often a “court of last resort” for our readers whose problems can’t be dealt with elsewhere.
Thus, it was no great surprise to receive a letter from a young girl who was confused about the Philadelphia Phillies. In… Read the rest[...read more]
For awhile, it appeared the NRA leadership committed an act of sanity. But, a few hours later, the pills wore off.
The story begins with a group called Open Carry Texas (OCT). This fringe group rubbed both its brain cells… Read the rest[...read more]
During this past week, in Scranton, Pa., a 16-year old put two bullets into the head of a taxi driver and then stole about $500 earned by the cabbie that evening.
The teen, who showed no remorse when arrested a… Read the rest[...read more]
It’s the third and final day of the Memorial Day weekend.
Millions of Americans are visiting friends and relatives, perhaps taking a three- or four-day mini-vacation. They may be at pool parties and grilling burgers, hotdogs, veggies, and whatever else… Read the rest[...read more]
A hush has fallen over our house.
It began late Tuesday night and, if we are fortunate, will last at least a week.
But it will return. We have no illusions that there will be continued quiet.
That’s because we… Read the rest[...read more]
[Part 1: Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., accepted a $2.5 million endowment from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to strengthen that college’s programs and ties to the oil and gas industry. Part 2: Problems with academic… Read the rest[...read more]