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  1. Pennsylvania sued by U.S. over police fitness testsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Philly.com

    The federal government sued Pennsylvania on Tuesday over physical-fitness tests given to applicants for state trooper positions, seeking a stop to a practice that it said illegally discriminates against women.

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  2. Ethics panel asked to investigate former Pa. education secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    A Harrisburg activist has asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate if an adviser to Gov. Corbett is earning his keep.

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  3. Ron Tomalis, Gov. Corbett s onetime education secretary turned special adviser.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    A Harrisburg activist has asked the state Ethics Commission to investigate whether an adviser to Gov. Corbett is earning his keep.

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  4. Republicans must overcome schism among Harrisburg power brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Philly.com

    Just minutes before Gov. Corbett stepped out to announce he was using his line item veto power to strike millions of dollars from the legislature's budget two weeks ago, one of his top aides called over to the state Senate.

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  5. Frank A. 'Hank' Salvatore, 92, Republican legislator and businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Philly.com

    BEING A REPUBLICAN in a Democratic city, having five knee replacement surgeries and a heart valve replacement couldn't keep Hank Salvatore down.

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  6. Jerry Sandusky's son talks of his bedtime 'ritual'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Philly.com

    This June 27, 2014 image released by OWN shows Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, airing on OWN on Thursday, July 17. Matt Sandusky says he enjoyed spending time with the family at their central Pennsylvania home _ except when it came time ... (more)

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  7. As pancreatic cancer threat grows, so do strategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Philly.com

    Just seven years from now, pancreatic cancer is projected to become this country's second-leading cancer killer, surpassed only by lung cancer and claiming 48,000 lives a year - nearly the population of Harrisburg.

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  8. Corbett's hard stand on Pa. budget stirs angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Philly.com

    In his first post-primary television ad, a stern Gov. Corbett tells would-be supporters that he "did not come to Harrisburg to make friends."

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  9. Harrisburg borrows a page from Washington - for the worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Philly.com

    Summer is usually sleepy in our state capital, but this season fireworks keep igniting, though not in a good way.

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  10. Corbett signs Pa. budget but vetoes more than $72 million in spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Philly.com

    Setting the stage for a showdown with the state legislature, Gov. Corbett on Thursday signed the $29.1 billion spending plan it passed last week - but only after striking more than $72 million from the legislature's own budget.

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  11. Phila. to add 45 disabled-accessible cabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Philly.com

    After years of lobbying for more cabs that can handle wheelchairs, disabled people and their advocates Thursday got their wish: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will issue 45 taxi medallions for wheelchair-accessible vehicles by the end of the year.

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  12. DN Editorial: Funding for dummiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Philly.com

    IT'S TEMPTING to slam the state Legislature for failing to accomplish one simple task - pass a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in Philadelphia to help fund the schools.

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  13. Taschner hopes to inspire Coatesville with better schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Philly.com

    At Cathy Taschner's first school board meeting as superintendent last month, she and the Coatesville Area School District's board said they were stopping pay increases for some administrators while they reviewed how the district makes payments.

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  14. Smoke signals: Tobacco lobbyists take advantage of legislative discordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Philly.com

    THE MARLBORO Man and Joe Camel helped push into legislative limbo a new $2-per-pack tobacco tax in Philly that would help to fund the city's public schools.

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  15. No pressure from Big Tobacco on tax, say Senate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Philly.com

    Philadelphia was one state Senate vote away from winning its $2-per-pack cigarette tax in the General Assembly on Tuesday.

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  16. Failed tax overhaul aids a bank, opens Pa. budget holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Philly.com

    Banks, their lobbyists, and their friends in Pennsylvania's General Assembly are struggling over who ought to pay the state's bank-shares tax.

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  17. Pa. budget, related bills remain in Harrisburg limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Philly.com

    The Pennsylvania budget deadline has come and gone, with critical pieces of legislation still in limbo - including the fiscal blueprint itself and the much-anticipated Philadelphia cigarette tax - and tension rising again in the Capitol.

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  18. Lawmakers aim to remove hurdles in tavern gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Philly.com

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Barry Zeigler, owner of the Midway Tavern in Adams County, since the 1980s has lobbied for bars to offer small games of chance.

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  19. Schools among winners in budget battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Philly.com

    As the first week of a new fiscal year came to a close Friday, Gov. Corbett still had a decision to make: whether or not to sign the $29.1 billion spending plan that doesn't include one of his top policy priorities - overhauling the state pension system.

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  20. DRPA hires 'crisis communications' consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Philly.com

    The Delaware River Port Authority, beset by unwelcome publicity, is hiring a veteran Harrisburg public-affairs consultant to improve its image.

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