Tuesday Jul 29
New Corbett/Wolf poll: Wave of the future or polling aberration?
Midstate analysts are among those cautious about the results of a new poll showing Gov. Tom Corbett narrowing the gap between himself and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Bryn Mawr to drop SAT requirement for admission
Bryn Mawr College , the small private women's school on the Main Line, last week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Muhlenberg College students looking for Lyme disease
"Ticks will look at it like a rodent scurrying by and latch on to it," she said of the big white sheet she uses in forests and fields to ferret out the little bugs.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
US News & World Report
Most Americans Support Carbon Tax When Revenue Is Earmarked
Exhaust rises from a power plant in September 2013 outside Pittsburgh. A survey finds that while most Americans oppose a carbon tax in general, they broadly support it if its revenue is tied to a specific cause.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Corbett's climate stance draws fire, pulls money to governor's race
When new clean air rules came out in June targeting emissions at coal power plants, the Corbett campaign tried to link Democrat Tom Wolf to the Obama Administration policies.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Northampton County exec picks three for cabinet
They are Luis Campos as director of administration, James Hunter as director of fiscal affairs and David Dalrymple as sheriff.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Session closes; stranded bills pile up at Capitol
The Legislature's break for summer leaves some highly debated bills stranded and potentially dead in a Legislature where Republican majorities in both chambers have failed to hasten the ride to the Republican governor's desk.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The winners and losers in Pa.'s budget battle
As the first week of a new fiscal year came to a close Friday, Gov. Corbett still had a decision to make: whether or not to sign the $29.1 billion spending plan that doesn't include one of his top policy priorities - overhauling the state pension system.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Provincetown Shoppers Go Wild with Twenty Bucks Each
By Laura Shabott June 19th, 2014 On a deliciously sunny day in Provincetown, this roving correspondent went out with three crisp Sawbucks to give away to three lucky summer visitors.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Budget remains unsigned on Corbett's desk because it lacks pension reform
Pennsylvania's new fiscal year has already begun, but the state's 2014-2015 budget remains on the governor's desk unsigned.
Philly-Area Colleges Among Nation's Priciest
Three private colleges in the greater Philadelphia area are among the priciest to attend in the country according to the U.S. Department of Education's latest College Affordability and Transparency list.