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Pennsylvania Governor Mark Schweiker.

It is going to take some time to get used to using that title without the name of Tom Ridge...

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The Tears of September

(Friday September 14, 2001) The smoke has yet to clear from the massacres in New York and Washington DC, workers...

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The lady better have big feet

I remember the first time Dick Tilghman showed up on my doorstep.  Twenty-five years ago I was barely old enough to...

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Lincoln Institute releases results of PA Boroughs survey

Pennsylvania’s Boroughs:  Aging Infrastructure and Low Commercial Tax Base Dominant Problems in the State’s Small towns Trend Toward local Tax...

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One ripple at a time

Africa’s Ivory Coast is far from being the sweetest place on earth.  Historically the first American slaves were Ivorians sold by...

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The first guy on my block

My office is next to the Valley Forge Convention Center.  You never know what you’re going to see there.  Most days it’s...

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The battle for Valley Forge

In the darkest hour of America’s earliest history, November 1777, General George Washington and his staff surveyed some hills around...

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11,999,999 to go

by Albert Paschall, Senior Commentator, Lincoln Institute In 2006 President Bush ordered the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland...

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