Opinion

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Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 16
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett touched off an internal party war by vetoing one-fifth of the state Legislature’s operating funds because the House and...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 16
The annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference was held recently in Copenhagen, Denmark, and there was encouraging news on several...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 16
Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once remarked that states are the “laboratories of democracy,” and if that’s the case, then the lab in Kansas is...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 16
“It’s a genetic revelation; schizophrenia has been a mystery. Results like this give you things to work on. It takes it out of the zone of guesses...
Published on July 28, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column by Rahn Forney, opinion editor of the Lebanon Daily News. I know pigeon shoots — a little. I know the Hegins...
Published on July 28, 2014 - Page 6
THORN: A 72-year-old man wandered away from Grandview Health Homes near Danville on Saturday, July 19, but the health facility did not tell police he...
Published on July 28, 2014 - Page 6
“One of the things that makes me feel better when we look at these events is that if they all were the same type event or same root cause then you...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 25
ROSE: Geisinger Health System and 54 of its physicians are beaming over their selection to the national Best Doctors list. This isn’t one of those “...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 25
Wikipedia has called it the Veterans Health Administration Scandal of 2014. An audit released in early June found that more than 120,000 veterans...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 25
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 25
At La Quinta Hotel, Virginia Beach, July 4, 2014, with the threat of Arthur storm, the beach was filled with red flags, all festival activities were...
Published on July 27, 2014 - Page 25
In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky/Penn State scandal, laws that require the reporting of suspected sexual abuse were expanded and the number of...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 27
We’d like to add a codicil of sorts to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s decision to increase the speed limit to 70 mph on a 100-mile stretch of...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 27
ROSE: Vehicles will soon be allowed to legally travel at 70 mph on 88 miles of Interstate 80 between DuBois in Clearfield County and mile marker 189...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 27
ProPublica A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn....
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 27
As a business person, there is one economics lesson I learn over and over again: The marketplace is essential but not perfect. It is not perfect in...
Published on July 26, 2014 - Page 27
It was a cash-for-favors sting operation that raised far more questions than it answered. It began in 2010 when Republican Tom Corbett was attorney...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 10
People 40 and younger may find this hard to believe, but there was a time when downtown is where most people did most of their shopping. Then, in...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 10
State legislators always leave a host of matters on the table after they pass a budget then hustle out of town for the summer recess. That’s...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 10
I thought I was lucky. The last day to sign up for Obamacare had arrived, and I’d managed to purchase a plan on the national Obamacare exchange. I...

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