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Sunday | Philly.com

Education-funding issues heat up Pa. governor's race

Gov. Corbett took Pennsylvania voters to school last week in "Statistics Class," a 30-second TV spot, complete with bar graphs, that asserts he has increased state education spending to "its highest level ever." Democratic challenger Tom Wolf "and his special-interest friends," Corbett says into the camera, "have spent millions trying to mislead you that I cut education spending."

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

PennLive.com

Remembering Kent Conrad: 'a very gifted, loving, humble man'

Kent R. Conrad , known in the midstate for his musical performances, was a professor of music and director of musical productions at the University of Illinois. He was a graduate of Central Dauphin East High School, Franklin and Marshall College, University of Pennsylvania, Dickinson Law School and received two master's degrees in music from the University of Missouri.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, University of Missouri, Hummelstown, PA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Political expert Madonna to address Womans Club of Lebnaon

G. Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, will speak Oct. 4 at the Woman's Club of Lebanon. Madonna, a professor of public affairs at Franklin and Marshall, is a pollster for WGAL and a number of other television stations and newspapers in the state.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Franklin, PA

CBS Local

New Poll Indicates Corbett Still Trailing Wolf Deeply in Pa. Governor Race

A new Quinnipiac University poll has more bad news for incumbent Tom Corbett as the campaign for Pennsylvania governor swings into high gear. Two weeks ago, a Franklin and Marshall College poll showed Democratic challenger Tom Wolf leading Corbett, a Republican, by 25 points.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Education a key issue among Pennsylvania voters

Statewide voters rank education and schools, unemployment and personal finances, government and politicians, taxes and energy issues and gas prices in descending order as the top five most important problems facing Pennsylvania. Education and schools lead the lineup by a wide margin.

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

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The York Daily Record

Gov. Tom Corbett campaigns at York Fair ahead of November election

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett makes his way around the York Fair at the York Expo Center in West Manchester Township Saturday. He met with some local Republican leaders and other supporters in West Manchester Township for a rally in the late afternoon.

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

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Seminary Lower School welcomes new faculty

Wyoming Seminary opened its 171st academic year by welcoming new faculty to its lower school campus. Barbara Bee, who teaches fifth, sixth and seventh grade math and coaches the school's MathCounts team, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College and a Master of Education degree in mathematics from Millersville University, plus Pennsylvania and Delaware teaching certification for secondary math education.

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Related Topix: University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, Seton Hall University, Marywood University

Philly.com

Drexel to build Jewish center

With a goal of expanding Jewish enrollment, Drexel University will build a Center for Jewish Life on its West Philadelphia campus. "Our goal at Drexel is to make the university a greater school of choice for Jewish students from our region and across the nation," Drexel President John A. Fry said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Thu Sep 04, 2014

PennLive.com

Harper poll of Pa. gubernatorial race shows smaller margin between Tom Wolf and Gov. Tom Corbett

A Harper Polling survey released Thursday shows Gov. Tom Corbett trailing his Democratic rival by 11 points, the narrowest margin in any of the three Pennsylvania gubernatorial polls released in the past week. A survey released a week ago from the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College showed Wolf supported by 49 percent of respondents, compared with 24 percent supporting Corbett.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: RMU Poll Gives Tom Wolf

A new poll from Robert Morris University Polling Institute shows Tom Wolf has a 30-point lead against Gov. Tom Corbett in the race for Pennsylvania governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania, Tea Party

Insurance News Net

Nelson Brown Names Beth Friel Vice President, People Officer

Addition of Insurance Executive Further Demonstrates Firm's Focus on Insurance Industry NEW YORK Nelson Brown & Co.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Philadelphia, PA, Harleysville, PA, Temple University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Extremely Unpopular Gop Pa Governor In a Serious State Of Denial

Gov. Tom Corbett , this year's most vulnerable Governor in the country, releases both BS poll showing him trailing Tom Wolf by single digits & expands Medicaid too late.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

PennLive.com

Labor Day? The start of campaign season? Not any more: John L. Micek

A new poll from Franklin & Marshall College shows Democrat Tom Wolf's lead over Repubilcan Gov. Tom Corbett crept up slightly over the past couple of months.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Phelan Named Director of Curriculum; Nine New Teachers Added to Watchung Hills H.S. Faculty

Nine new teachers have been added to the faculty at Watching Hills Regional High School for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Watchung, NJ, Muhlenberg College, Columbia University, Seton Hall University, Rider University

Washington Post

The Fix: Tom Corbett's poll numbers are epically bad

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett speaks at Dow Chemical's research-and-development facility in Collegeville, Pa., in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Philly.com

Poll: Voters don't tune into Corbett's TV attacks on Wolf

A SUMMER WAVE of negative television ads has not nudged the needle at all for Gov. Corbett in his bid for a second term against Democrat Tom Wolf.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

'For The Life Of The World:' When Young College Graduates Do Great Things

I serve as the 15th president of Franklin & Marshall College and also teach English.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Charleston, SC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

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