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Owners of Lebanon County waste hauling company face criminal charges in connection with illegal dumping
Two Lebanon County men who run a family-operated waste hauling business were charged today with allegedly dumping $500,000 worth of private and commercial waste at local landfill and billing Wyomissing Borough for the trash


Opening Day of Trout Season 2011
Harrisburg, PA - Anglers from 18 southeastern counties are gearing up for the April 2 opening of trout, which marks the unofficial start of fishing season. The 18 counties open April 2 include: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, and York.


Governor Corbett Tours Berks County Tubing Manufacturing Plant
Governor Tom Corbett today toured Summit Steel and Manufacturing, Inc., in Reading, Berks County, praising it as a prime example of growing small businesses in Pennsylvania.


Governor Corbett Sends Defunct Tour Bus to the Auction Block
Making good on his commitment to reduce the state-owned vehicle fleet, Governor Tom Corbett today sent the "white elephant" of the fleet to the auction block: a 1991 tour bus that has cost Pennsylvania taxpayers more than $66,000 in spite of it being driven less than 26,000 miles in eight years.


Governor Corbett says Public Water Supply Testing Finds No Risk to Public from Radioactivity Found in Rainwater
- Governor Tom Corbett today said weekend testing of public drinking water found no elevated levels of radioactivity. On Friday, concentrations of Iodine-131, likely originating from the events at Japan's damaged nuclear plants, were found in rainwater samples collected from Pennsylvania's nuclear power plant facilities


Governor Corbett Tours Delaware County Employer, Talks Jobs and Economic Growth
Governor Tom Corbett today toured Leefson Tool and Die and Keystone Mint in Delaware County, where he highlighted his commitment to growing Pennsylvania's economy and helping businesses create jobs for hardworking residents.


Governor Corbett Comments on Budget Proposal
Governor Tom Corbett commented on his budget proposal earlier this afternoon at the State Capitol.


Mega Millions Jackpot Estimated $244 million annuity, $155.7 million cash
If a single jackpot-winning ticket for tonight's Mega Millions drawing were sold in Pennsylvania, it would be the biggest jackpot ever won in the history of the Pennsylvania Lottery.


Governor Corbett Tours Fast-Growing Bucks County Employer, Talks Jobs and Economic Growth
Governor Tom Corbett today toured Secant Medical, a transplantable textile manufacturer currently bucking the trends and expanding in the nation's slow-to-recover textile industry. Corbett highlighted his commitment to growing the commonwealth's economy and helping businesses create jobs for hardworking Pennsylvanians.


Governor Corbett: Berks County High School Senior is 'Poetry Out Loud' State Champion
DeVonna Smith, a senior at Reading High School, Berks County, today won the state finals of the 2011 "Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest." Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett hosted the competition at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Open Microsoft Technology Center
acility showcases Microsoft's commitment to Pennsylvania and offers businesses customized technology solutions


Governor Corbett Unveils 2011-12 Budget, Balanced and Built on Fiscal Discipline, Free Enterprise, Limited and Transparent Government
Today, Governor Tom Corbett presented his 2011-12 budget to the state legislature - a budget that is balanced and does not raise taxes for the residents of Pennsylvania.


Pa. Turnpike Celebrates Start of $151 Million Reconstruction and Widening Project in Montgomery County
Transportation leaders and elected officials this morning marked the launch of a major Pennsylvania Turnpike construction project to improve the busiest section of the Northeastern Extension.


Governor Corbett Marks Black History Month, Honors Four Pennsylvanians
Governor Tom Corbett today honored four Pennsylvanians for creating legacies that have improved the lives of others as part of the ninth annual Black History Month event. The event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory commission on African American Affairs.


Governor Corbett Announces Changes in Departments of Health, State to Improve Monitoring of Abortion Clinics in Pennsylvania
Saying the state failed to properly oversee a Philadelphia abortion clinic at which one woman died and others were seriously injured, Governor Tom Corbett today announced sweeping changes in the two departments responsible