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Prominent lawyer’s divorce no easy case

By Tribune-Review
It’s a messy end to the marriage of high-profile Pittsburgh personal-injury attorney Edgar Snyderand his estranged wife, Saundra. According to court records unsealed on Tuesday, …

Forbes recognizes conservative talkers’ power

By Tribune-Review
Conservative talk-radio hosts are well-represented in the new edition of Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful Celebrities list, which was released on Tuesday. Glenn Beck landed at No. 39, between “Happy” singer Pharell Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning . Beck …

Clicked for Fitz, got Russian women

By Tribune-Review
We’re not Putin you on: It might well have been Russian computer hackers who recently hijacked Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald ’spersonal website. A reader who visited richfitzgerald.com found the site did not contain policy initiatives or even Fitz’s …

Kerry busted

By Tribune-Review
John Kerry picked a bad time to take a nap. The Sandman paid the secretary of State a visit on Tuesday while President Barack Obama …

Bet he didn’t see this coming

By Tribune-Review
Last Tuesday could not have been a good day for Rick Santorum. The notorious opponent of same-sex marriage couldn’t have been happy about U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III ruling that the Keystone State’s ban on such marriages was …

McCord’s lodgings no taxpayer bargain

By Tribune-Review
As state treasurer, Rob McCord is supposed to pinch pennies for Pennsylvania. But the Democrat gubernatorial candidate lives high on the taxpayer dime when he …

Bush 41 ‘socks it’ to RNC donors

By Tribune-Review
George H.W. Bush might be 89, but that doesn’t mean he lacks socks appeal. The former president is lending his name — and his signature …

MAD sets Maher’s ‘New Rules’

By Tribune-Review
Left-wing HBO talk show host Bill Maher gets a taste of his own caustic medicine in the upcoming issue of MAD Magazine. A cartoon released …

No more playing hooky?

By Tribune-Review
A movement is afoot to make Opening Day a national holiday, but the White House is refusing to play ball. More than 100,000 people signed …

Carney briefs media on wife’s book

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Talk about kissing up to the missus. Responding to a question on Wednesday about whether raising the minimum wage would be a good political move for the Obama administration, White House spokesman Jay Carney plugged his wife’s book. Carney is …

How about a ‘staycation,’ Mr. President?

By Tribune-Review
Call it situational austerity. As the Obama administration announced proposed draconian cuts to the military on Monday, news broke that the president doesn’t pinch pennies when it comes to “first family” vacations. The Washington Examiner reported that the 23 holiday …

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