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Governor Corbett Announces Reform Plan

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today released his top points for government reform, following through on his commitment to root out waste and fraud, while returning fiscal responsibility and accountability back to Pennsylvania.“I am committed to provide an open, transparent, accountable and trustworthy government that puts our taxpayers first and…

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UPB Literary Magazine Baily’s Beads Celebrates Award, New Issue

The staff of Baily’s Beads, the literary magazine of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will have two reasons to celebrate Wednesday night. The first is the unveiling of the 2011 edition. The second is accolades received for the 2010 issue.The public is invited to join the unveiling and celebration…

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DEP Investigating Tioga County Incident

WILLIAMSPORT — The Department of Environmental Protection is investigating a well control incident that occurred Jan. 17 at a Talisman Energy natural gas well located on state forest land in Ward Township, Tioga County.Talisman also has been conducting its own investigation and has been cooperating fully with the department.“This was…

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Warren Man Found Dead After Crash

A Warren man was found dead after his car crashed on National Forge Road in Brokenstraw Township today.Police say a car driven by 70-year-old Larry Watson went off the road going around a curve, traveled 86 feet off the road, hit a tree and rolled onto its side.Police say Watson…

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Toomey Bets with Wisconsin Senator

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steelers vs. Packers. Primanti Bros. sandwiches vs. Wisconsin cheese. In honor of the Feb. 6 Super Bowl featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Green Bay Packers, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) have made a tasty wager on the winner of the big game.…

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Thompson Appointed to Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today learned he has been appointed to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Natural Resources Committee. This appointment follows Thompson’s recent appointment to the full House Natural Resources Committee and reappointment to the full House Agriculture and Education & Labor…

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Woman Gets Prison Time for Burglary

A Salamanca woman has been sentenced to 2 to 6 years in prison for breaking into a store in July and stealing nearly $8,000 worth of merchandise.20-year-old Alexa Knoxsah, 20-year-old James Porter and a 17-year-old broke into the Across the River Smoke Shop in Salamanca on July 11.Porter has already…