| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Strong voter turnout coupled with confusion at polling places kept phones ringing nonstop throughout the day Tuesday for the Franklin County (Pa.) Board of Elections.
In Waynesboro, Pa., police responded to the Waynesboro Church of the Brethren polling...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:04 PM
Strong voter turnout coupled with confusion at polling places kept phones ringing non-stop throughout the day Tuesday for the Franklin County (Pa.) Board of Elections.
In Waynesboro, police responded to the Waynesboro Church of the Brethren polling place...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:31 PM
There was happy news this past week for people concerned about what Marcellus Shale gas drilling might be doing to Pennsylvania's water.
"DEP proposes stronger rules for regulating shale industry," said a headline in Tuesday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Maryland’s newest women’s basketball commit, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, is an explosive and instinctive slasher on the court. Off it, though, she can tend toward the deliberate.
The 5-foot-11 guard from Beaver County, Pa., took four trips to...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:23 AM
A Maryland-bound basketball player has been named the top female high school athlete in her city.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, who committed to the Terps late last month, is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's 2011-12 Female Athlete of the Year.
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:32 PM
For the second time in three games this season, Virginia Tech’s offense stalled repeatedly in scoring position and failed in short yardage.
“We moved the ball all day,” quarterback Logan Thomas said after Saturday’s 35-17 loss...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:10 PM
“Now is not the time to talk about that.” I wish I had a dollar for every time I have heard those words or similar words or even the lack of words over the last week. With a few exceptions from the usual suspects, that is the political...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:19 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Education will seek a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Wednesday that Secretary Ron Tomalis made the decision earlier this week. Pennsylvania is one of only...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis is right to request the U.S. Department of Education for a waiver of the No Child Left Behind Act.
This is long overdue. Pennsylvania is currently one of only six states that have not applied for relief from...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are running out of quarterbacks with healthy ribs.
A person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press quarterback Byron Leftwich injured his ribs in the first quarter of Sunday night's 13-10...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Where am I, and why are there turkey feathers in my mouth?
Oh, that's right. It was Thanksgiving, and I wasn't willing to wait for the oven to get hot. But now that the gorging is over and I've come to my senses (so to speak), here are a few...