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Rep. Santana of Detroit sanctioned for actions on House floor
Lansing- House Speaker Jase Bolger on Friday stripped state Rep. Harvey Santana, D-Detroit, of his two committee assignments for repeated misbehavior on the House floor. House Democratic Leader Richard Hammel said he asked the Republican speaker to remove Santana from the Energy and Technology and Transportation committees for "unprofessional" and "inappropriate" conduct following a vote late Thursday on a bill authorizing Detroit to create a street lighting authority.
Off the Record | May 25, 2012 | WKAR
Correspondents Edition. The panel discusses the Tea Party, Roy Schmidt and the state police and the budget.
Philly winners at World Beer Cup
Iron Hill Brewery came away from last weekend's biannual Brewers Association World Beer Cup in San Diego in fine shape, as did Philly's Dock Street, Harrisburg's Troegs, and Milton, Del.'s Dogfish Head. For the second time, Iron Hill won the overall award for "Champion Brewery and Champion Brewmaster, Small Brewpub."
PHILLIES SPRING TRAINING: Pitchers & Catchers Report | 97.3 ESPN
The Phillies open with their first spring game on Wednesday, February 29th against Florida State. Stay tuned to the Sports Bash with Mike Gill for all the latest news, information and updates on the Phillies from Clearwater with all the Phillies beat writers! (Here is their full Spring Training Schedule)
Phillies' rotation murky behind three aces
CLEARWATER, Fla. - This is what life after Four Aces looks like: Vance Worley, sporting a new bushy hairdo, is the subject of ribbing from major-leaguers because he's one of them. Joe Blanton, freed from the purgatory of solitary rehabilitation, is step-for-step with his teammates.
News from The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lindsay Lohan's comeback trail is leading her to "Saturday Night Live." NBC says the troubled actress, whose career in recent years has been upstaged by legal and personal problems, will serve as guest host of "SNL" on March 3. The network said Sunday that the musical guest that night will be Jack White.
The unappreciated greenery -- moss
Mt. Cuba Center Connect, an online instructional tool for learning about native plants, has added a class titled Moss Gardening. In Moss Gardening, you can learn how to establish and maintain a moss garden, explore multiple landscape uses for moss, or view the vast diversity of moss textures.
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died today. He was 57. Carter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last May, two weeks after finishing his second season as coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Springsteen exhibit comes to Philadelphia | Video Library | The News Journal
"From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen” comes to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
Amanda Knox has deal for memoir
NEW YORK — Amanda Knox has a book deal. The young exchange student whose conviction and eventual acquittal on murder charges made headlines worldwide has an agreement with HarperCollins to tell her story. The 24-year-old Seattle resident, imprisoned for four years in Perugia, Italy, has not publicly discussed her ordeal beyond a brief expression of gratitude upon her release last October.
Wilmington shop owner accused of selling shoplifted items
A Wilmington shop owner was arrested for buying stolen merchandise from shoplifters and selling the goods in his store, police said today. Juan B. Peralta, 52, of Philadelphia, was charged Feb. 9 with selling stolen property and six counts of receiving stolen property. Peralta is the proprietor of Peralta Food Mart at 2617 N.
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Based on evidence from "Back to the Future II," the new Miami Marlins will have a solid season, but ultimately be upended by… the Cubs? This week, we're getting you prepped for spring training by taking a deeper look at the Phillies' competition in the NL East.
Averting a mess
An $18 million project to widen a 3.5-mile stretch of Wrangle Hill Road (Del. 72) in Bear is in the early planning stages. Residents and nearby businesses hope the changes will alleviate rush-hour backups, reduce congestion and address safety issues along the corridor. Construction would not begin until 2015 or 2016.
BofA to hire 500, donate building for charter schools
WILMINGTON – Bank of America this morning will pledge to add 500 new jobs over the next three years and donate one of its downtown buildings to support existing and fledgling charter schools. The bank will announce its plans at a press conference scheduled for 9:30 a.m.
Claymont teen charged in exposure incident
The 16-year-old was arrested Monday after two incidents at his apartment building. New Castle County police Cpl. John Weglarz said the latest one involved him exposing his genitals to a 9-year-old girl. In January, Weglarz said he also threatened a 12-year-old girl and told her that he had a gun.
New location, same haven for young voices
Come September, Eugene Lavery, the music director of the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware, will rehearse his choristers -- and the adults who sing with them at worship -- in a new setting. The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington will become the new home of the nationally recognized music education and after-school mentoring program that was founded in 1883.
Another convicted in DSU students' slayings
NEWARK, N.J. -- Another defendant has been convicted in the 2007 execution-style killings of three friends who were either attending or planning to attend Delaware State University. An Essex County jury found Jose Carranza guilty on three counts of felony murder and four counts of first-degree armed robbery.