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Associated PressFormer U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak has ruled out a campaign for Pennsylvania governor, but he said Tuesday that he is seriously exploring another run for U.S. Senate, possibly setting up a rematch against Republican Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016. Sestak said he...
Leaders’ choices will affect future downtown development To the editor: We as a city and community are at a crossroads as we currently sit squarely on the cusp of letting what we so desperately need in regard to revitalization go the other way. We...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMany who have not studied West Virginia history believe it became a state in the middle of the Civil War because the people who lived in western Virginia objected to Virginia’s vote to secede from the Union. True for some, but the schism between...
Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples. As the...
“If you have a pet and need a place for a dog park, it’s the taxpayers, it’s not just you. So when you have an animal, think about that before you pick a place to live, because it’s up to you to walk it. They have bags for you to...
Editorial unfairly characterized Paul Miller To the editor: I was dismayed to read The Herald-Mail’s negative portrayal of Paul Miller, the former director of the Humane Society of Washington County, in a Feb. 14 editorial. I’ve known him...
Associated PressSeeking to focus on nation-building at home, President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address to call for more spending on infrastructure and manufacturing, while also announcing the withdrawal of 34,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan within a...
email@example.comMembers of The House of Representatives worked past 11 p.m. Tuesday night to pass legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” but many area residents still remained unsatisfied with Congress on Wednesday. “I think what we did was just a...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFormer U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum joined Franklin County, Pa., Republicans in reflecting on the Nov. 6 presidential election during a dinner Tuesday. Republicans are “not comfortable in our own skin,” Santorum said. “We needed someone...
How many of you have seen the movie “Lincoln” produced and directed by Steven Spielberg? If you haven’t, make sure you do. The movie is a “tour de force” in the art of the possible and how “politics” work....
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email@example.comA representative of the Maryland governor said Wednesday that a middle-class family of four could expect to see its annual taxes increase by $2,200 if Congress doesn’t act by the end of the year to avoid the fiscal cliff. Dana J. Thompson,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWest Virginia’s Supreme Court might be asked to help resolve a pending challenge of the state’s new congressional districts, and those who have questioned the legality of the district lines haven’t given up the fight. Both sides in a...
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