The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

2012

2012
  • Kane win, Specter death marked Pa. politics in '12

    Some things that stirred much political discussion in Pennsylvania in 2012 did not materialize — a photo ID requirement for voters, legislative redistricting, a high-profile role for the state in the presidential race.

    December 29, 2012

  • The good, the great, and the 10 best movies of 2012

    "When you hear the sound of thunder,

    December 29, 2012

  • 10 worst movies of 2012

    They could have fed a Third World nation, or poured money into cancer research, or tried saving those polar bears stuck on itty-bitty ice floes. But no-o-o-o-o, Hollywood had better things to do with its hundreds of millions of dollars, like letting Adam Sandler make “That’s My Boy,” and thinking we needed a remake of “Red Dawn.”

    December 29, 2012

  • Climate science makes an eleventh-hour comeback

    This was the year climate change vanished from the political agenda — and then suddenly reappeared, after Hurricane Sandy shook the country.

    December 29, 2012

  • Our mood in food

    December 29, 2012

  • A surprisingly good vintage as market logs gains

     If you'd told investors what was going to happen in 2012 — U.S. economic growth at stall speed, an intensifying European debt crisis, a slowdown in China, fiscal deadlock in Washington, decelerating corporate earnings growth — and asked how the stock market would perform, few would have predicted a good year.

    December 29, 2012

  • The year of the gun

    Plans at Star Magazine were to declare 2012 the Year of the Meme.

    December 29, 2012

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