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Culture MonsterA Pennsylvania judge has denied a bid to prevent the illustrious Barnes Foundation art collection from being moved from its longtime site in suburban Lower Merion to a new $150-million museum in downtown Philadelphia. The group opposing the move is vowing...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewVoters in Allegheny County Council's 5th District have an opportunity on Tuesday to use their franchise to right a political wrong. When marginal Republican Vince Gastgeb of Bethel Park, a 13-year veteran, left the council in February to do Democrat...
Philadelphia Daily NewsI'VE GOT an idea. I'm calling it "The One-Thing Rule." It works like this: Every year, our Legislature focuses on only one thing. It can't be an enormous thing, such as the overall economy. Too much of that is driven by national/international trends...
The term "welfare" is defined as the general well-being of an individual or group of individuals. However, when used in association with government services, the term has unfortunately developed a negative connotation. One state agency that suffers from...
staff writer, @damichellegThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives is asking the Navy to have the USS Somerset commissioned in the state. The House unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday written by state Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar, R-Allegheny Township. The goal of the...
When Lawrence A. Gaines stabbed an Easton man to death outside a city drug house, was he merely protecting himself from a violent aggressor, as the law allows him to do? Or was he a cold-blooded killer, notwithstanding his attorney's insistence that he...
Maryland The Maryland General Assembly’s 2013 session began Jan. 9 and ends April 8. Information about the General Assembly, including the status of bills, can be found at http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/ Sen. George C. Edwards R-Allegany/Garrett/...
Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa.Spring flowers and trees bloomed in the bustling Carbon County borough of Jim Thorpe on Sunday afternoon. Homeowners worked on their properties and business owners manned the store counters of specialty shops, restaurants and hotels. Vistors walked...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewHARRISBURG The annual meeting of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission reminds me of the time warp that served as a theme of the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day." Each year, this obscure commission gets together to accept the "independent" annual...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewJake Wheatley sees himself as a "servant of people," not a career politician. "People will say, 'We don't hear what you do,' but it's never been a reflection of me. I've never tried to toot my own horn, I've always tried to work behind the scenes," said...
Pa. Senate passes legislation that would allow counties to eliminate position of jury commissioner HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Senate approved legislation Thursday that would allow most Pennsylvania counties to eliminate the position of...
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State Rep. Todd Rock, R-Franklin, has been selected to serve on the newly formed Pennsylvania House of Representatives Select Committee on School Safety and Security, which is tasked with developing and examining legislation to enhance the protection of...
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