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Yesterday | Philly.com

Corbett wins... enmity of the General Assembly

Corbett yesterday signed into law the $29.1 billion 2014-15 state budget approved by legislators 10 days ago, but used his line-item veto power to carve out $65 million - 19.7 percent - from the Legislature's $330 million budget and another $7.2 million in other legislative spending.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Ed Rendell, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tom Wolf, candidate for Pa. governor, to visit Chambersburg

Tom Wolf talks to the media after a rally at Mount Wolf Borough Park Sunday May 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Mount Wolf, PA, Franklin County, PA, US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: Wall Street Journal, "Tom Corbett (R) Has Only Himself To Blame"

The one GOP governor in the country almost certain to lose this November is Pennsylvania's Tom Corbett, who rode to office in 2010 on a tea party wave while Republicans secured control of both legislative chambers.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, Wisconsin Government, Ohio, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

PennLive.com

Education will be Corbett's weakness heading into general election, poll finds: Monday Morning Coffee

In this Tuesday, May 20, 2014 photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett talks to reporters outside his polling place in Shaler Township, Pa.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Shaler Township, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Conyngham man's research on colon cancer helping to better understand disease

A Conyngham man's research is helping to generate a complete understanding of how colon cancer develops - and how it one day might be treated.

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Related Topix: Conyngham, PA, Cornell University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Patch.com

Majority of Pa. Residents Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Poll Finds

A majority of Pennsylvanians support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, a recent Franklin & Marshall College poll reveals.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Citizens' Voice

Poll: Education remains weak spot for Corbett with voters

A new statewide poll last week provides some context to understand the situation that's left Pennsylvania without a completed state budget at the start of a new fiscal year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 04, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

New Canaan students' achievements cited

Edward Bossidy and Michaeleen McKinley, New Canaan High School class of 2014 graduates, received a Strength In Numbers Scholarship Award from Reynolds & Rowella, LLP, which has an office in New Canaan.

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Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Roger Williams University, Ithaca College

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 3

The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a field hearing in McAllen, Texas, today to discuss the recent increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

The Times-Tribune

Budget impasse risks voter patience

Pennsylvania's state budget impasse showed few signs of easing on its third day Wednesday, a development that could try the patience of voters this fall depending upon whether it has lasting consequences.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Reuters

Pennsylvania governor will not rule out budget veto on pension issue

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Wednesday would not rule out a budget veto if state lawmakers fail to enact reforms for the state's underfunded public pension system.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

The York Daily Record

Dallastown native returns to stomping grounds for 50th anniversary of ordination

Hoover, who now lives in Poland, Ohio, just outside of Youngstown, has spent the past several weeks on tour to visit the churches that influenced him and helped him grow in his career.

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Related Topix: Poland, OH, Youngstown, OH

PennLive.com

Support for medical marijuana reachest highest level ever: poll

Advocates and legislators pushing for the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania are applauding a survey showing support has swelled to its highest level in the Franklin & Marshall College Poll.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Philly.com

Corbett stalls for budget win while poll shows his second term chances tanking

GOV. CORBETT is stalling on the budget approved Monday by his fellow Republicans in the state Legislature and G. Terry Madonna thinks he knows why.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, York County, PA, Ed Rendell

Mon Jun 30, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Tedd Pettibon: artist and sculptor

Tedd T. Pettibon was a sculptor and artist who specialized in large-scale industrial materials including bronze casts, steel, glass and concrete.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Exton, PA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

CBS Local

Analyst: Sandusky Report Damaging To Kane

It's been an eventful week for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and not in a good way, as one prominent political analyst sees it.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Jumpstarting American Innovation Through Student Research

Deep in the treetops in the tropical montane cloud forests of Costa Rica, Franklin & Marshall College biology professor Sybil Gotsch and several students are gathering data that could answer questions about our changing global climate.

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Related Topix: University, FL, Brigham Young University

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Philly.com

Ducking party fight, Wolf sets own course

In one of his first acts as the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania governor, Tom Wolf asserted his traditional right to take control of the state party apparatus.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Montgomery County, PA, Ed Rendell, Allegheny County, PA, Camp Hill, PA

Philly.com

Ducking party fight, Wolf sets own course

In one of his first acts as the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania governor, Tom Wolf asserted his traditional right to take control of the state party apparatus.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Montgomery County, PA, Ed Rendell, Allegheny County, PA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The York Daily Record

Corbett's campaign had $4.8 million to Wolf's $3.1 million

Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign had $4.8 million available as of June 9, compared to about $3.1 million for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf, according to the latest campaign finance reports.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Lancaster, PA, York County, PA

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