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...