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  1. Workshops look at transforming Pa. inmatesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    At Community College of Philadelphia, Glenn Martin, a neatly dressed middle-aged man, spoke eloquently Tuesday about how he turned his life around after serving six years in prison for drug crimes in New York.

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  2. New Coatesville superintendent outlines agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    COATESVILLE Already in the middle of a "listening tour" to hear the voices of her new community, Cathy Taschner, the new superintendent of Coatesville schools, said she has also decided on what is next on her agenda.

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  3. Sting informant: Brave asset or unreliable?Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Philly.com

    In freshly unsealed court filings, Tyron Ali's lawyer offers a new portrait of the man at the center of a failed aborted government sting: He worked endless hours, nearly full time, as an unpaid undercover informant, not just for the state Attorney General's Office, but for law enforcement agencies that needed his expert service and commitment. 1 comment

  4. Bucks police: Pimp charged with human traffickingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    A Philadelphia man was charged Wednesday under Pennsylvania's little-used human-trafficking law, accused of forcing two teenage girls and a young woman into prostitution in Bensalem.

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  5. 2 Democrats get feisty in guv debateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    HARRISBURG U.S. Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz challenged businessman Tom Wolf to disclose details of a $4 million bank loan he obtained for his campaign during a sometimes-tense debate Wednesday among Democratic candidates for governor.

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  6. New Ed. chancellor promises more autonomy for Pa. universitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    The chancellor of Pennsylvania's higher education system on Wednesday promised more autonomy for its 14 universities, giving two state senators hope that their proposed legislation to break up the system won't be necessary.

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  7. Pa. taxpayers paid for a $75,000 egg sandwichRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Philly.com

    A long-running court battle between a Harrisburg restaurant owner and a former member of Gov. Corbett's cabinet over the preparation of an egg sandwich has ended with a $75,000 settlement, court records show.

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  8. $75K deal ends egg suit vs. ex-officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Philly.com

    A $75,000 court settlement has apparently ended a long-running court battle between a Harrisburg restaurant owner and a former Pennsylvania health department official over an egg sandwich.

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  9. States look harder at rules on gifts to lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Philly.com

    At the turn of the 20th century, when robber barons ruled the Capitol, lobbyists were known to toss bags of cash through the transom vents above the doors of lawmakers' rooms at the Penn-Harris hotel.

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  10. Where the heart isRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Philly.com

    Roxborough is in the 194th Legislative District - it runs from Lancaster Avenue in Philly up the Schuylkill into Montgomery County - and she is the state representative.

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  11. Time for some well-deserved Pa. send-offs?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Philly.com

    Every indicted legislator deserves his or her day in court, and in Pennsylvania there have been so many of them.

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  12. A pair of PA public pests keeps on pesteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Philly.com

    They're loathed and cursed by those who thrive in Pennsylvania's political culture, reason enough to value their efforts.

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  13. Paper moves to unseal sting documentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Philly.com

    A Pittsburgh newspaper has gone to court to ask a judge to make public secret court records that detail an aborted sting investigation that targeted public officials.

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  14. Judge blocks Peco's low-income customers from suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Philly.com

    At the behest of low-income advocates, a Commonwealth Court judge has blocked competitive electricity suppliers from targeting Peco's 140,000 customers who are enrolled in a subsidized program.

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  15. Judge calls Philly home for state rep with 2 housesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Philly.com

    A COMMONWEALTH COURT judge has rejected a residency challenge that sought to knock state Rep. Pam DeLissio off the May 20 Democratic primary-election ballot in the 194th District.

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  16. Pot supporters rally in Pa. CapitolRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Philly.com

    A few hundred people who want the state to change its marijuana laws - for a variety of reasons - took their campaign to the Pennsylvania Capitol on Monday with a two-hour rally.

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  17. Spanier files misconduct lawsuitRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Philly.com

    Former Pennsylvania State University president Graham B. Spanier filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday, accusing former deputy Attorney General Frank Fina of prosecutorial misconduct.

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  18. DeWeese, about to leave prison, speaks of compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Philly.com

    As state House speaker and Democratic leader, Bill DeWeese held forth many nights at Harrisburg's priciest restaurants, dining on prime rib and fine wine on a lobbyist's dime.

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  19. 4 Dems running for governor clash in Temple debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Philly.com

    The final four Democratic candidates for governor aimed to win over young voters Friday night during a televised debate at Temple University, promising to restore state spending cuts in higher education that has helped drive up tuition and fees at public universities.

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  20. Wolf: Kane wrong to shut down probeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Philly.com

    TOM WOLF, the front-runner in the May 20 Democratic primary for governor, yesterday criticized everyone involved in a controversial corruption probe run by the state Attorney General's Office.

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