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Cash-Strapped City's New Mayor Passes On Inaugural Ball, Says It Would Send Wrong Message

AP | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The next leader of Pennsylvania's struggling capital city says he won't have an inaugural ball. Harrisburg Mayor-elect Eric ...

Burglar Allegedly Sneaks Into Homes And Performs Oral Sex On Sleeping Men

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.09.2012 | Crime

A DJ allegedly broke into the homes of men he saw at clubs and parties and performed oral sex on them as they slept, according to police in Pennsylvan...

Slavery, Tokenism And The Atheist PR Debacle

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.20.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

We can all do better than this. Really. Fundamentalism is ugly and dangerous, regardless of it's religious stripe, or even opposition to it.

Harrisburg May Rethink Having Cops Shoot Stray Dogs

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

By Mark Shade HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan 4 (Reuters) - So broke that it was considering having police officers shoot stray dogs, Pennsylvan...

Cracking the Corporate Media's Iron Curtain Around Death at Three Mile Island

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

But people did die at Three Mile Island. And it's the "alternative" media that now brings reality to the mainstream.

"Dumbest Criminal" Ever Caught Robbing Cop At Police Convention

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A retired police chief said he was robbed by "probably the dumbest criminal in Pennsylvania," at a police officers' convention on ...

30 Years After TMI, A Lesson For Today's Economists

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Meathead

Our new test for any enterprise, be it a financial institution, a power plant, or a war, must be, "Is it too large to be allowed to fail?" If the answer is "yes" then we cannot proceed.

Pennsylvanians Revel In The "Bitter" Truth

Laura J. Mansfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura J. Mansfield

"Bitter? No, why should I be bitter? I'm an American." That's how they were feeling after the Obama rally in Harrisburg, PA, today, the week of the primary. "Not Bitter, no. I'm reinvigorated!"