Morning blend 10/1/14

Morning blend 10/1/14

I love the smell of newsprint in the morning. It smells like victory, especially today. Commuter tax in the ditch again The city’s latest attempt to force commuters to pay for its past sins was struck down Tuesday by visiting Philadelphia Judge John L. Braxton,...

The karate master

— Scranton’s second attempt to fleece tax people who can’t vote in its elections commuters ended much the same as the first: In a courtroom. The presiding judge held that Mayor Bill Courtright and his administration incorrectly interpreted state law...