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  1. In PA Legislature, the grab goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    DOES THE FACT that the Legislature runs a shameless system of doling out daily expenses encourage abuse of tax dollars and help line the pockets of pols? Last week, Pabst updated a piece he broadcast in February about former state Rep. Jim Wansacz, a Democrat from Lackawanna County, the Scranton area.

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  2. Mom says Philly cop killed in accident 'was doing what he loved'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Philly.com

    Officer Seth Stellfox sits his Harley Davidson Sportster in a photo posted on his Instagram account recently.

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  3. Alleged 'ghost job' aide quits Pa. education postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Philly.com

    Former Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis has resigned as a special adviser to Gov. Corbett, amid questions about his duties and allegations that his position amounted to a "ghost job" on the state payroll.

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  4. Amber Alert was success - it woke up Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Philly.com

    Amber Alerts are meant to be three things: rare, timely, and multiplatform. Thursday's 4 a.m. Amber Alert was all three, and it woke up a lot of people.

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  5. PlanCon backlog strains school budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Philly.com

    It's been nearly two years since the new Phoenixville Area Middle School opened its doors with an oversize auditorium featuring state-of-the-art acoustics; high-tech "Smart Boards" in front of every classroom; a large courtyard; and an impressive library.

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  6. Hite: $265M still not enough to stop layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Philly.com

    Gov. Corbett said Wednesday that he would advance the troubled Philadelphia school system $265 million, but officials said that action - which represents no new revenue or savings - would not avert layoffs or guarantee that schools would open on time.

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  7. Corbett indicates Phila. schools could get a cash advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Philly.com

    Gov. Corbett on Monday signaled that he was willing to advance millions of dollars in state education money to Philadelphia schools to ensure that they open on time next month.

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  8. Reality check: schools and HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Philly.com

    Philadelphia School District CFO Matt Stanski goes over the numbers once more before testifying before the City Council on Monday about the school district's budget needs. 3 comments

  9. Cops charge Pa. father in death of boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Philly.com

    A man is facing charges after police found the body of his 8-year-old son inside a Harrisburg home.

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  10. Schools stuck in evil 'Groundhog Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Philly.com

    I CALLED Pittsburgh pediatrician Lidia Turzai after the state House of Representatives canceled the vote on a new cigarette tax for Philly.

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  11. Study says more money hasn't helped Phila. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Philly.com

    Members of Youth United for Change perform a dance routine. The Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools held a rally outside Gov. Corbett's Philadelphia office on Aug. 1, 2014 at Broad and Walnut Sts.to call attention to the school district's financial crisis the day after the Pa.

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  12. Corbett, legislators to meet on Phila. cigarette taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Philly.com

    Gov. Corbett took a step Friday to revive the imperiled proposal for a cigarette tax that would help fund Philadelphia schools, but legislators signaled that they were not likely to reconsider the measure before next month.

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  13. Pennsylvania Governor Tom CorbettRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Philly.com

    Gov. Corbett has scheduled a Monday meeting with legislative leaders in Harrisburg to discuss the imperiled proposal for a cigarette tax to help close the Philadelphia schools' $81 million budget gap, officials said.

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  14. Cigarette-tax vote canceled, imperiling Philly schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Philly.com

    Legislators on Thursday canceled a vote on a new cigarette tax for Philadelphia, casting doubt on whether the city's schools would be able to safely open on time in September.

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  15. Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Philly.com

    Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services.

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

    Tuesday Jul 29 | 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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  17. Ethics panel asked to investigate former Pa. education secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | 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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  18. Ron Tomalis, Gov. Corbett s onetime education secretary turned special adviser.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | 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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  19. Republicans must overcome schism among Harrisburg power brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | 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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  20. Frank A. 'Hank' Salvatore, 92, Republican legislator and businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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