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Inflation Forecasts for Consumer Prices in 2015

By at April 27, 2015 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

Inflation Forecasts for Consumer Prices in 2015

 

1) Sweden: +.20
2) Germany: +.20
3) UK: +.10
4) France: +.10
5) US: +.10
6) Italy:  0
7) Netherlands:  - .15

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Sick and Tired Workers: An Epidemic of Corporate Greed

By at April 21, 2015 | 7:24 pm | 0 Comment

Sick and Tired Workers: An Epidemic of Corporate Greed

Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or federal regulations.

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Council nepotism leads to small town government, one big family

By at April 21, 2015 | 7:18 pm | 0 Comment

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent

In the tiny borough of Throop, a five-square-mile patch of former hard coal country home to about 4,000 people in northeastern Pennsylvania, Charlene Tomasovitch needed just 726 votesRead the rest

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Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

By at April 20, 2015 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

  1. New York.
  2. Boston.
  3. Albuquerque.
  4. San Jose.
  5. Las Vegas.
  6. Washington D.C.
  7. Los Angeles.
  8. San Diego.
  9. Oakland.
  10.  San Francisco.

Philadelphia ranked 14th on the list.

 

Source: Going Solar in America
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A Call for Fair Pay for College Athletes

By at April 14, 2015 | 3:56 pm | 0 Comment

A Call for Fair Pay for College Athletes

Some people foolishly believe the purpose of a college education is to further one’s education. To explore new cultures and views. Perhaps to help make a difference in the world.

They, of course, are wrong.

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Ten Surprising Tax Deductions in 2015

By at April 13, 2015 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

Ten Surprising Tax Deductions in 2015

By Marine Cole

Bingo Losses
Even if you’re only a casual gambler, your winnings are fully taxable as income. So it only makes sense that you can claim gambling losses up to the amount of your winnings as… Read the rest

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Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:18 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

Coach/University NCAA Finish
1) John Calipari, Kentucky
Total pay: $6,356,756
Maximum bonus: $50,000
Kentucky’s minimum wage: $7.25
4th poorest state.*
Final Four
2) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke
Total pay: $6,043,979

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Pennsylvania School is Flushed by a Problem

By at April 8, 2015 | 11:56 pm | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania School is Flushed by a Problem

Ten-year-old Kaitlyn Montgomery, a fourth grade student at Park Elementary School in Munhall, Pa., now has access to that school’s restrooms.

Like most schools, Park Elementary has separate restrooms for male and female staff and faculty, and separate restrooms for… Read the rest

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Parent Alert: Palcohol Approved

By at March 31, 2015 | 5:06 pm | 0 Comment

Parent Alert: Palcohol Approved

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the federal Alcohol and Tobacco, Tax and Trade Bureau approved a new product called Palcohol.

Palcholol comes in a dry powder form that, when mixed with water, becomes liquid alcohol.  In addition to oral consumption,… Read the rest

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Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

By at March 30, 2015 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

Contact: Eric Epstein
(717)-635-8615
lechambon@comcast.net

On February 18, 2015, Rock the Capital (“RTC”) filed Right to Know (“RTK”) requests with the State Employees’ Retirement System (“SERS”). RTC verbally amended the request on February 19, 2015. SERS provided an… Read the rest

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