You hear it and figure it must be some kind of urban legend. A truck driver makes a wrong turn and ends up with a $17,000 ticket. Well, it's actually not true. Truck driver William Carroll got lost in the suburbs around Philadelphia and when he got pulled over the ticket was actually for $17,751.50. Philadelphia's NBC 10 looked into the story and found it to be totally legit, if not tragically sad.
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, who is up for reelection, and his opponent, state treasurer Bob Casey, recently answered questions on their views on environmental issues. When asked about the Bush administration's attempts to improve fuel economy standards, Casey replied that both the president and Senator Santorum's improvements would have '...little to no effect on improving fuel economy, reducing consumption and reducing emissions.' The senator states he is still open to