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10/18/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Highlights Opening Doors Initiative
 
Visits Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences
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10/17/2012

Governor Corbett Signs Law Helping PA Fire and Emergency Companies
 
Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed the Firefighter Grant Program law, also known as Senate Bill 866, providing grant money for Pennsylvania's fire, ambulance and emergency companies.
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10/17/2012

Governor Corbett Signs Law Helping PA Fire and Emergency Companies
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed the Firefighter Grant Program law, also known as Senate Bill 866, providing grant money for Pennsylvania's fire, ambulance and emergency companies. "Since that day in 1736, when Benjamin Franklin organized the first fire brigade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been blessed with a rich tradition of volunteers,'' Corbett said.
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10/16/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett to Tour Project SHINE After School Program
 
Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett will tour the Project SHINE After School Program at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Carbon Career and Technical Institute, 150 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe.
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10/16/2012

First Lady Susan Corbett Highlights Opening Doors Initiative During Visit to Innovative After-School Program in Carbon County
 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today toured the SHINE (Schools and Homes in Education) Career Academy, an after-school program at Carbon Career and Technical Institute that serves sixth- through eighth-grade students. The program provides students with important educational and hands-on skills to prepare them for the future.
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10/15/2012

Marcellus Shale Impact Fee Brings in More Than $204 Million for Pennsylvania Communities
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Act 13, along with greatly enhancing environmental standards to ensure the protection of our natural resources, has generated more than $204.2 million through the new impact fee. Most of this money will be distributed directly to local communities across the state.
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10/15/2012

Marcellus Shale Impact Fee Brings in More Than $204 Million for Pennsylvania Communities
 
Harrisburg - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Act 13, along with greatly enhancing environmental standards to ensure the protection of our natural resources, has generated more than $204.2 million through the new impact fee. Most of this money will be distributed directly to local communities across the state.
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10/12/2012

PetSmart Distribution Center Groundbreaking
 
Governor Corbett Speaks During PetSmart Distribution Center Groundbreaking
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10/12/2012

Governor Corbett Speaks During PetSmart Distribution Center Groundbreaking
 
Bethel - Governor Tom Corbett spoke today at the groundbreaking ceremony for a future PetSmart distribution center in Bethel, Berks County, which will create hundreds of new jobs for Pennsylvanians. Partnering with the state, PetSmart will build an 870,000 square foot distribution center that will serve 260 retail locations in 11 states as well as eastern Canada. The distribution center will be operational by 2014.
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10/11/2012

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Pennsylvania Deer
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County
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10/11/2012

First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Pennsylvania Deer Adams County Captive Deer Tests Positive; No Evidence of Effect on Humans
 
Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The World Health Organization.
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10/10/2012

Governor Corbett Highlights Disability Employment Model at Lowe's Regional Distribution Center
 
Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted Lowe's employment and training program for persons with disabilities while on a tour of Lowe's regional distribution center in Pittston, Luzerne County.
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10/10/2012

Governor Corbett Highlights Disability Employment Model at Lowe's Regional Distribution Center
 
Pittston - Governor Tom Corbett today highlighted Lowe's employment and training program for persons with disabilities while on a tour of Lowe's regional distribution center in Pittston, Luzerne County. Corbett was joined on the tour by Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley, Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary D. Alexander, Lowe's management, and representatives of the Department of Labor and Industry and The Arc of Luzerne County.
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10/10/2012

Brownfields - Williamsport
 
Learn how an abandoned industrial site is being redeveloped to provide affordable housing to residents of Williamsport.
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10/9/2012

Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Conference
 
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