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51 min ago | PennLive.com

'Sprint Car Unlimited,' remembering the Holocaust, Easter candy, Melissa Etheridge: things to know

Large chocolate bunnies sit in the cold storage room prior to being placed in the store at Matangos candy in Harrisburg.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Pennsylvania, US Governors

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Poll: Corbett, SRC Don't Make The Grade For Public Education

A new poll says Philadelphia voters don't think much of how the governor or the School Reform Commission are handling public education.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pocono Record

Judge keeps GOP opponent to Gov. Corbett on ballot

The lone Republican running against Gov. Tom Corbett in next month's primary election won a court decision Tuesday that lets him stay on the ballot.

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Philly.com

Corbett: I never made decision on sting case

Gov. Corbett on Tuesday said it was "misleading" for Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane to suggest he had decided not to pursue charges in the sting investigation that captured Philadelphia elected officials on tape accepting money and gifts.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Philadelphia, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Ambler, PA

Patch.com

Gov Signs New Pa. Laws on Reporting of Child Abuse

Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday signed four bills that strengthen Pennsylvania's laws governing the reporting of child abuse.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors, Ambler, PA

Free Republic

How Many Jobs Does Fracking Really Create?

That's the linchpin of the oil and gas industry argument for permitting the controversial drilling practice.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors

CBS Local

Judge Rules Montgomery County Man Can Remain On Ballot To Challenge Corbett In Republican Primary

A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled that a conservative challenger to incumbent Governor Tom Corbett should be allowed to remain on the Republican ballot in May's primary.

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Examiner.com

Odds not in favor of Corbett's reelection all to be decided by voters in primary

As the Pennsylvania gubernatorial races continue to heat up, six candidates vie for the seat in the state Executive Office.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Shell to discuss shale gas plant proposal

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Phillymag.com

Dems Believe Fracking Tax a Winning Issue Against Corbett

National Journal today takes readers "inside the Democrats' plan to oust Pennsylvania's governor," and it seems they believe they've found one of those rare cases where they can openly argue for higher taxes and win: Every Democrat in the crowded primary race want energy companies to pay a new tax on their natural-gas production.

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CBS Local

Nutter, Corbett, Chaput To Meet With Business Leaders About World Meeting Of Families

Mayor Nutter says movers and shakers from across the Philadelphia region are gathering this morning to hear about the trip that he, the Governor and Archbishop Chaput made last month to Rome.

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Times Observer

Our opinion: Honoring a promise

With three major construction projects underway, last May the Warren County School Board expressed its concern that a delay in state reimbursements for school construction could cause the district to increase its borrowing to pay for the projects or reduce services.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Opinion, Warren, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Township supervisors' workshop in Hershey focuses on sinkholes

HERSHEY >> Palmyra has seen its share of sinkholes, but it isn't the only place in Pennsylvania that has to deal with them.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA, Palmyra, PA, US Governors, Enola, PA, Lancaster, PA

Pollution Online

Pennsylvania DEP Urges EPA To Consider State Differences When...

The Department of Environmental Protection today submitted a white paper to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency , urging them to consider state differences and needed flexibility when developing emissions guidelines addressing carbon dioxide standards for existing fossil fuel-fired power stations.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors

ThinkProgress

Gas Industry Supports Fewer Jobs Than Pennsylvania Governor Claims, Report Says

Gov. Tom Corbett delivers his budget address for the 2014-15 fiscal year to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Harrisburg, Pa.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Harrisburg, PA, Natural Gas, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Media Matters for America

Top PA Papers Ignore Fracking Law That "Shreds" Private Property Rights

A gas company is attempting to use a half-century old Pennsylvania law to frack underneath the land of property owners who refuse to allow the controversial practice on their land, yet a majority of Pennsylvanians may be unaware as two of the state's top three newspapers have failed to mention the contentious issue.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

Philly.com

A long shot with high hopes

As he sat Tuesday night at a candidates forum in a quiet, half-empty room at a Quakertown library, Bob Guzzardi had an answer for everything.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC 27

Md., Pa., W.Va. police to step up I-81 enforcement

State police in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are planning to step up enforcement on Interstate 81 following three double-fatality wrecks in the past month.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cash ban a good start, but only a start

Here in Pennsylvania, we're getting ready to elect a governor, members of Congress, the entire state House of Representatives and a couple of members of the state Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Opinion

SFGate

Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand

All four candidates would scrap Gov. Tom Corbett 's "Healthy PA" plan that subsidizes private insurance coverage and instead expand Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

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