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Cassie Miller

Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.

Leafin’ it up | Five for your weekend

By: - October 10, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! Leaf peepers, rejoice! The parade of fall colors have arrived across Pennsylvania! Did you know that Pennsylvania has a longer fall foliage season than anywhere else in the world? Yes, it’s true. According to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) the state’s “location between 40° and 42° North latitude […]

These are the happiest states in the union. How did Pa. do? | The Numbers Racket

By: - October 5, 2020

Finding itself curious which states are the happiest during these trying times, WalletHub, a personal finance website, conducted a study measuring 32 different metrics across all 50 states to determine ranks for each state based on a combination of those metrics. 

Welcome to October | Five for Your Weekend

By: - October 3, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! Welcome to the first few days of October! We hope you’re enjoying the milder weather and favorite fall activities. With 32 days until the Nov. 3 general election, our team has assembled comprehensive coverage to answer as many of your election-related questions as possible. This week the Capital-Star launched an interactive map of […]

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

By: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.

Here’s how Pa.’s congressional delegation reacted to Trump and first lady’s COVID diagnoses

By: - October 2, 2020

Pennsylvania lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have sent the Trumps well wishes for a speedy recovery. 

Can I wear campaign gear to the polls? What’s a provisional ballot? | Election Mailbag

By: - October 2, 2020

Each week leading up to the Nov. 3 election, we will take a look at the questions you submitted to us. The answers will be published in a mailbag post each Friday. 

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Tim DeFoor

By: - October 2, 2020

We’re kicking things off with Dauphin County Controller Tim DeFoor, the Republican nominee.

Get to know Pa.’s Auditor General candidates: Green Party candidate Olivia Faison

By: - October 2, 2020

Continuing with our series of Q&As with the candidates for the Office of the Auditor General, the Capital-Star chats with Green Party candidates, Olivia Faison.

Poll: Mail-in ballots receive support from Pa.’s registered voters | The Numbers Racket

By: - September 28, 2020

Conducted between Sept. 14-20, 2020, the poll surveyed 625 registered voters in Pennsylvania, including 296 Democrats, 250 Republicans and 79 Independents.

Weekend Reads: 2020 Election Guides | Five for Your Weekend

By: - September 26, 2020

This week, the Capital-Star launched its 2020 Election guides.

Survey: Under Trump, America’s overseas standing takes a hit | The Numbers Racket

By: - September 21, 2020

In its 13-nation survey of U.S. trading partners and allies, Pew found that many factors have contributed to the less favorable view of the United States by each country. 

Feeling like Fall | Five for Your Weekend

By: - September 19, 2020

Happy weekend, everyone! This week’s weather has been a splendid introduction to fall. I hope everyone can get out this weekend to enjoy the “sweater weather” and their favorite fall activities. As always, the week’s top stories are below. Have a good weekend, Cassie Miller | Associate Editor 1. A Texas judge ruled this doctor was […]