Fancy meeting you here

Climate-change researchers around the world were left decidedly red-faced when a hacker posted scores of their email messages stolen from a British university. In the emails, the scientists bemoan having to deal ¬†with “idiots” who disagree with prevailing...

Trust me!

State legislators from NEPA racked up more than 100 grand in “per diem” payments during the 101-day-long budget stalement earlier this year. These $158 daily-expense¬†reimbursements come on top of the legislators’ already fat compensation and benefits...

Sing-along!

Luzerne County’s beleaguered court system has struggled through most of 2008 three judges short of its normal compliment of ten. Now a fourth judge, Michael Toole, has inexplicably cleared his schedule through December, leaving defendants and prosecutors even...