In school districts across the country, being held accountable for grades and graduation rates has motivated educators to tamper with results. Some places are starting to crack down on this temptation.
Rather than going after voters in the middle, both the Democratic and Republican nominees are playing to their base.
But the Pennsylvania Turnpike hasn't been completely forgotten.
The job of a firefighter has changed almost beyond recognition. That, combined with lagging pay and personnel problems, is making it difficult to recruit enough of them.
The once-quiet place reserved for technical experts is increasingly being held hostage in political fights.