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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 11, 2011 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, Scott Paterno’s idea to strip all funding from Penn State has become a controversy, and Paterno further explains the thinking that led him to his call. Japan is dealing with the aftermath of a major earthquake and now a nuclear emergency has been declared, and in Philadelphia it truly is the only time to celebrate when you finish in the 5th place.

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Motel 8 is doing just great in Pennsylvania and across the Nation

By at January 14, 2011 | 4:02 pm | 0 Comment

Motel 8 is doing just great in Pennsylvania and across the Nation

Pennsylvania’s economy is healing — the latest yardstick can be found in hotel rooms. In 2010, Pennsylvania’s occupancy rate was up to 60.9 percent which is an increase of 6.6 percent over 2009. In terms of cash, those room sales generated $2.8 billion which is, according to STR Global, a record.

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