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04/23/2015 - 1:22pm

    Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or federal regulations.

    There are no...

04/16/2015 - 5:48pm

    Imagine him in the last week of his life, 150 years ago this month. Shuffling, clothes hanging loosely on the 6-foot-4-inch frame, that tinny voice, a face much older than someone of 56. "I am a tired man," he said. "Sometimes I think I am...

04/16/2015 - 5:46pm

    You thought, perhaps, that we were making this stuff up? That the whole "Black Lives Matter" thing was probably overblown? That the idea of African-American men having to fear routine encounters with the police was being exaggerated by self-...

04/16/2015 - 5:45pm

    The real trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin now that the jury has returned its guilty verdicts. Tsarnaev, convicted for staging the bombings at the Boston Marathon, didn't really put on a defense. His lawyers conceded that he was involved (I would...

04/16/2015 - 5:43pm

    Some people foolishly believe the purpose of a college education is to further one’s education. To explore new cultures and views. Perhaps to help make a difference in the world.

    They, of...

04/16/2015 - 5:40pm

     New York and San Francisco are expensive places to live. That's a big problem for the nation because these cities are centers for the booming knowledge economy. High housing costs discourage this growth.

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