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  1. New lawmakers bring fresh eyes to Pa.'s problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Twenty-eight are Republicans, five are Democrats. Six are women. And once they're sworn in next month, all of them will get a vote in the Pennsylvania Legislature.

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  2. Police seek owner of softball bat used in 2013 homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    New Castle County Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the owner of a stolen softball bat that was used to beat a man to death. Officers said on Friday that the body of 43-year-old Wayne Cappelli of Claymont was found by the side of a residential street in Wilmington on Feb. 18, 2013.

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  3. Daniel Beren, five-term Pa. legislator from Montco districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    Daniel Edward Beren, 85, formerly of Meadowbrook, a five-term state legislator from eastern Montgomery County in the 1960s and '70s, died Sunday, Dec. 14, of complications from an aortic aneurysm at the Woods at Cedar Run in Camp Hill. In 1967, Mr. Beren became an elected representative to Pennsylvania's General Assembly from the 153d District.

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  4. Pipeline dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Philly.com

    Having unceremoniously demolished a carefully constructed offer to relieve Philadelphia of its antiquated gas utility, Darrell Clarke has alluded to alternatives that would be acceptable to him and perhaps his strangely silent partners on City Council. The trouble with these half-formed pipeline dreams is that they tend to evanesce under examination.

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  5. Outline of trial in Penn St. case givenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Philly.com

    The head of the NCAA, Pennsylvania State University's former president, and former FBI Director Louis Freeh are among those who could take the stand in three weeks when a lawsuit brought by two Pennsylvania officials goes to trial. A joint pretrial statement filed Friday said the Commonwealth Court trial in Harrisburg, scheduled for January, should last about five days and could involve dozens of witnesses.

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  6. NCAA head, state officials may take stand at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Philly.com

    The head of the NCAA, Penn State's former president and former FBI director Louis Freeh are among those who could take the stand in three weeks when a lawsuit brought by two Pennsylvania officials goes to trial. A joint pretrial statement filed Friday said the Commonwealth Court trial in Harrisburg, scheduled for January, should last about five days and could involve dozens of witnesses.

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  7. Wolf's messy inheritanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Philly.com

    RECENT REPORTS have begun to unveil the extent of the structural financial hole that will be left behind by the Corbett administration. According a report by the Independent Fiscal Office, Pennsylvania is facing a budget deficit of at least $2 billion.

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  8. Wolf taps familiar faces for top postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Philly.com

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has begun filling key positions on his senior staff roster, turning to former coworkers and onetime rivals for his new job. Wolf on Wednesday named John Hanger as his secretary of policy and planning, a high-profile job that involves helping the governor craft and realize policy priorities.

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  9. DN Editorial: Painted into a cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Philly.com

    Last week, the Daily News raised a number of questions about a painting contract by a charter school run by ASPIRA. Lyon Contracting won a $163,000 job to paint Olney Charter High School, but school staff claim they did most of the painting, and never saw the contractor in the building.

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  10. Wolf will use own money for security team's needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Philly.com

    Pennsylvania's governor-elect, Tom Wolf, plans to use his own money to rent office space for state police security officers while they are guarding him at his private residence, where he plans to live as governor, a transition team spokesman said this week. Wolf's transition team is not saying how much the Democrat will pay for the office space.

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  11. What's next for Pa.: change or more of the same?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Philly.com

    "I am inheriting a problem, a big problem," he says. "I do not want to go into this with anybody being under the misapprehension that somehow I caused this."

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  12. Baer: Will Wolf budge on budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Philly.com

    "I am inheriting a problem, a big problem," he says. "I do not want to go into this with anybody being under the misapprehension that somehow I caused this."

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  13. Hite's 10% pay cut reinstatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2013 | Philly.com

    IN FALL 2013, Superintendent William Hite Jr. announced that he was taking a 10 percent pay cut in keeping with the fiscally challenged district's theme of "shared sacrifice." He said that nine top administrators also would take pay cuts.

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  14. McCoy on the verge of passing Montgomery in Eagles' record bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Philly.com

    THERE IS NO need to worry, because LeSean McCoy has his priorities straight. He knows the primary focus on Sunday is for the Eagles to do whatever is necessary to beat the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field.

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  15. Action is brisk on first day of expanded Pa. health care enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Philly.com

    Toll-free phone lines were jammed, and low-income workers streamed into sign-up sites as enrollment opened Monday for expanded health insurance coverage under Medicaid. An estimated 600,000 people - most working at low-wage jobs - are eligible for Medicaid through Healthy PA, the state's alternative to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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  16. An emotional Misha Williams receives a standing ovation from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Philly.com

    Last month, a dozen workers walked through Philadelphia International Airport just before 5 a.m., wondering whether they still had jobs. The repercussions of their walkout the day before - a protest over pay and conditions - would be seen when they tried to clock in.

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  17. The PGW plant on Venango St. in Port Richmond.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Philly.com

    In 2009, a delegation of state regulators visited Mayor Nutter after granting Philadelphia Gas Works an unprecedented emergency rate increase that kept the utility afloat through another financial crisis. The missionaries from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, headed by then-Chairman James H. Cawley, urged Nutter to sell the precarious city-owned utility before another financial disaster struck - or worse.

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  18. Love: Kathy Taylor & Carl ObergRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Philly.com

    In September 2011, Carl's employer, Pennoni Associates in Philadelphia, sent their new structural engineer to Harrisburg for a three-week PennDot course in bridge inspection. Kathy's Western Pennsylvania company, Northwest Engineering, sent her to the same place.

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  19. Wolf faces deficit of almost $2 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Philly.com

    Democrat Tom Wolf had to make high-pressure decisions while running a business, serving as state revenue secretary and successfully campaigning for governor. But nothing compares to what awaits him in January after he is sworn in as Pennsylvania's chief executive.

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  20. Formula for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Philly.com

    EACH YEAR Pennsylvania hands out $5.5 billion in subsidies for basic education that follows a formula which is outdated and ignores the realities of local school districts. To use just one example: districts that have lost students in recent years get the same amount of state subsidy, even though they are educating fewer children.

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