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Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web

By at October 22, 2014 | 6:02 pm | 0 Comment

Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web

Pennsylvania state official says links to public court transcripts ‘removed from Google’ ‘Right to be forgotten’ comes to US? Not so fast, Google says A close ally to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says the Corbett administration wants all links to court transcripts from the 2012 Jerry Sandusky pedophile trial removed from the Internet. The Pennsylvania […]

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Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Watch Dog

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

By at September 2, 2014 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It’s Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on. Their screeching refrain, often in letters to the editor and talk show call-ins, is familiar: –Teachers only work half a year. –Teachers are overpaid. –Local school districts and their taxpayers shouldn’t have to […]

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Tom Corbett’s Cash and Carry Harrisburg Bailout

By at September 10, 2013 | 6:18 pm | 0 Comment

Tom Corbett’s Cash and Carry Harrisburg Bailout

The lobbying firm at the center of former Harrisburg PA Receiver David Unkovic’s call for a criminal investigation of Harrisburg’s debt problems gave the political committees of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett more than $55,000 over the last decade, state records show. The contributions from Greenlee Partners to Tom Corbett’s attorney general and gubernatorial committees are […]

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Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Watch Dog

Tom Corbett’s Sizzle has Fizzled

By at September 10, 2013 | 12:08 pm | 0 Comment

Tom Corbett’s Sizzle has Fizzled

With his popularity about the same as a hairy wart, Gov. Tom Corbett (R-Pa.) had to make some critical changes in his administration if he has any hope of winning a second term in 2014. There are many things he could have done. He could have increased funding to education. Shortly after he took office, […]

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Economy , Education , Energy & Environment , Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Gas

By at August 16, 2013 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

Gas

by Gabriela Epstein

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Comics , Energy & Environment , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Royal Dutch Shell: They’ve Really Got a Friend in Pennsylvania

By at August 15, 2013 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

Royal Dutch Shell: They’ve Really Got a Friend in Pennsylvania

Royal Dutch Shell, which owns or leases about 900,000 acres in the Marcellus Shale, had a great idea. It wanted to frack the Ukraine. But, there was opposition. So, Royal Dutch Shell decided to create a junket for some of the Ukrainians opposed to fracking to show them just how wonderful fracking is. They were […]

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‘Putting People over Profits’: The Fight Against Fracking

By at August 2, 2013 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

‘Putting People over Profits’: The Fight Against Fracking

Pennsylvanians want to put a moratorium on fracking. And it’s not just a few thousand, but a majority of the state’s residents. Pennsylvania lies in the heart of the Marcellus Shale, possibly the most productive shale for gas in the country. A joint University of Michigan/Muhlenberg College study reveals that only 49 percent of Pennsylvanians […]

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Political Gifts

By at May 8, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Political Gifts

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Comics

Gift In The Box

By at March 13, 2013 | 9:52 am | 0 Comment

Gift In The Box

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Comics , Featured , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues

Corbett’s Education Plan

By at March 6, 2013 | 11:27 am | 0 Comment

Corbett’s Education Plan

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Comics , Education , Pennsylvania Issues , Political