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Charter Schools A Bad Deal For Pennsylvania?

School districts struggle to implement charter school mandates, amidst reports of fraud and mismanagement.

By:Glenn Nelson

Since enabling legislation went into effect in 1997, charter schools have grown into a $5.5 billion taxpayer investment. 1,357 more words

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Governor dropped from NCAA suit on Penn State fine

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The NCAA has dropped Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent. 126 more words

Pennsylvania News

Voters tell AP where they stand in Pa. gov's race

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Interviews by The Associated Press with voters across Pennsylvania show that many know little about Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf but are backing the first-time candidate because of their disenchantment with Republican Gov. 113 more words

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on sunday

Ah yes, Sunday. The day of the week when everything is supposed to be calm and relaxing and peaceful.

Except during election season. Then Sundays are for political robo-calls. 281 more words

Home Front

Voters tell AP where they stand in Pa. gov's race

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Interviews by The Associated Press with voters across Pennsylvania show that many know little about Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf but are backing the first-time candidate because of their disenchantment with Republican Gov. 113 more words

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Are We As A Society Suffering From Stockholm Syndrome?

Stockholm syndrome is a serious affliction. It occurs when victims subjected to prolonged captive situations bond with their captors. What is so intriguing is that the victims suffering from this affliction will often stay bonded to their abusers and even try to help them avoid punishment for their abuse. 59 more words

Economic Meltdown

The Monsters on Main Street - The Worst of Pennsylvania’s Political Freak Show


Monsters are coming to your door.

You hear them shambling outside, dragging themselves up your front stoop and ringing the bell.

Unaware, you open the door and choke back a scream of disgust at their grotesque faces – enormous elongated smiles under sad clown eyes. 2,253 more words

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