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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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Franklin & Marshall College

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teachers union: Poor school districts hurt most by funding cuts

A report from Pennsylvania's largest teachers union says poor school districts have fared worse than wealthy ones in state funding and student performance.


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The Citizens' Voice

Lake at Ricketts Glen to be drained

The 245-acre lake at Ricketts Glen State Park will be drained so a dam control tower can be replaced, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Weather, US Governors, Luzerne County, PA

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: Tom Corbett (R), "Reform Liquor Laws So It's Easier For Women To Make Dinner"

Corbett, speaking on a local TV program last month, claimed women would support his proposal to reform his state's liquor laws because it would save time while preparing dinner.


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The York Daily Record

Think Loud brings energy to York city

The northeast neighborhood of York city, where Think Loud Development has set up shop in the former Bi-Comp building, has traditionally been one of the poorest sections of the city, but many homeowners are proud of what they've put into their neighborhood.


Related Topix: York, PA, Pop/Rock, Live, Industry, PA, Northampton County, PA, US Governors, Opinion


Talks on Pa. Medicaid plan said to be nearing end

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Harrisburg, PA, US Governors, Science / Technology

Pa. Gov: Women Should Want New Liquor Laws

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett would no doubt like to shore up his female support before the election.


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Business Journal

AmeriSource Bergen to add 185 jobs, expand into Conshohocken

AmerisourceBergen will expand its local operations by leasing and renovating Millennium III, an existing 70,000-square-foot office building in Conshohocken, and has committed to add 185 new jobs in the Philadelphia region over the next three years, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said.


Related Topix: Biotech, AmerisourceBergen, Conshohocken, PA, US Governors, Chesterbrook, PA

Montco Man Starts Write-In Campaign for Governor

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports a Montgomery County man named Dave Naples is running a write-in campaign for governor - taking on the large bank accounts and established organizations behind Gov. Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf with the power of Facebook .


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Education Week

Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts to Programs

Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will cut cleaning, repairs, and professional development for some teachers as a result of cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Pa. school district reserves rise despite aid cut

Susquehanna Twp. School District raised taxes in 2013-14 even though it ended the year with enough in its reserve funds to cover 27 percent of its 2012-13 operating budget.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Susquehanna, PA, Venango County, PA, US Governors, Montgomery, PA, Jefferson County, PA

The Morning Call

Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

Ron Tomalis' email, phone records and work calendar showed little activity since he took a position as Gov. Tom Corbett's education adviser after being replaced as secretary of education.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA


Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

State Democrats on Tuesday added David Kessler to the ballot as the party's nominee in the 130th District.


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GOP officials blast Wolf on tax returns

A number of Chester County's leading Republicans gathered Tuesday on the old county Courthouse steps with a simple request: that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf release his tax returns for the last decade.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Ed Rendell

The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon plans Partridge Street Project area sale

View looking north prior to demolition of boarded up homes on Partridge Street taken on October 29, 2013.


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Governor Corbett Vows to Save 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team

Governor Tom Corbett today released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team headquartered in Scranton.


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Corbett cheers gas drilling at Pittsburgh Airport: Tuesday Morning Coffee

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We'd like to think we have a pretty vivid imagination, our childhood spent, as it was, thrilling to the adventures of Batman, Robin and even King Arthur.


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Altoona Mirror

Braham's family wants hazing to become felony

A family alleging that fraternity hazing drove their 18-year-old son and Penn State Altoona student to suicide last March is now attempting to get Pennsylvania's elected state officials to consider harsher penalties under the state's anti-hazing law.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

State's energy sector a job-creating engine

On Monday afternoon, in a room of nearly 400 people involved in job training and placement and in the industries that create jobs, Pennsylvania's Secretary of Labor and Industry Julia Hearthway said while the energy sector is the smallest sector in the state terms of jobs, it is the fastest growing.


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Dallas Morning News

Mark Davis: Perry acting the part of a presidential hopeful

Gov. Rick Perry's travel agenda is as full as his issue plate. He is crisscrossing America making appearances on behalf of candidates still interested in his appeal following his dubious indictment.


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