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Electric City Electrified by Investment Returns

Tue, 2015-07-21 23:19
Wall Street Journal An effort to turn this city into a rival of Hollywood isn’t turning out quite as planned. A decade ago, Lackawanna County’s governing commission invested $500,000 to help the actor Paul Sorvino produce and direct a movie called “The Trouble With Cali” in Scranton, the county seat. The idea was to promote […]
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Late budget

Fri, 2015-07-03 16:27
Hey, Republican legislature…
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Blue on Blue

Mon, 2015-04-13 22:40
Lt Gov’s wife vs State Rep Kevin Boyle. The alleged incident took place inside St Dominic Church’s parish hall during a fundraiser for the family of slain Northeast Philly military veteran Michael Strange. Boyle has been on the opposite end of a well-documented political feud with Stack. “She sat down and flipped me the bird […]
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Kane, Again

Fri, 2015-04-10 21:31
This time with warrants. The purpose of the search was unclear, but it appeared to be the first sign that Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman was moving forward with her investigation into Kane, said the sources, who asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss the case. One source […]
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Stupid Criminals

Thu, 2015-04-09 09:24
This guy could have used a computer expert BEFORE he advertised on Craig’s List. Zachary J. Landis, 27, caught the attention of police when he posted a Craigslist advertisement for a hacker. Using an anonymous email, he told an undercover officer he owed fines and costs to the county and needed someone to get into […]
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Kane, Again

Thu, 2015-04-09 09:23
Tribune-Review Attorney General Kathleen Kane fired the head of her appeals office Wednesday and had armed agents escort him from the office. Kane spokeswoman Carolyn Myers said James Barker’s firing was part of a restructuring of the criminal division. Barker told the Tribune-Review he testified before a statewide grand jury in Norristown that investigated Kane. […]
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