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9/14/2011

Governor Corbett Announces Opening of Seven Disaster Recovery Centers
 
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the opening of seven Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) established to help residents and businesses as they rebuild from the recent storms and flooding.
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9/13/2011

Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds Historic Session at Historic Site
 
For the first time, a session of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be televised.
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9/11/2011

Gov. Tom Corbett Attends September 11th Commemoration Ceremony in Shanksville
 
Governor Tom Corbett spoke during the Tenth Commemorative Service of September 11, 2001 held at the newly dedicated Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.
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9/10/2011

Governor Corbett Views Affected Flood Areas in the Harrisburg, Hershey, Lancaster and York Areas; Says the Worst of the Flooding is Over
 
Governor Tom Corbett today said that the worst of the flooding in central and eastern Pennsylvania is over and that authorities are entering the recovery phase of this disaster.
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9/9/2011

Governor Corbett Views Affected Flood Areas in the Northeast, Warns that Crisis is not Over
 
Governor Tom Corbett tonight said that the state is now in the rescue phase of the flooding disaster, and urged residents to stay away from the water.
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9/8/2011

Governor Corbett Updates Flooding, Emergency Situation
 
Governor Tom Corbett said Pennsylvania is now at the highest level for state disaster response as a result of the torrential overnight rainfall and subsequent flooding in central and northeastern Pennsylvania.
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9/8/2011

Governor Corbett says Flooding Impacts will Continue. Urges Public to Heed Safety Warnings, Stay Away From Floodwaters
 
Governor Tom Corbett tonight said that the state is now in the rescue phase of the developing flooding disaster, and assured residents of central and eastern Pennsylvania that all state agencies, including State Police, the National Guard and the governor's Cabinet are fully focused on this situation.
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9/7/2011

Governor Corbett, PEMA Urge Residents to Prepare for Flooding, Possible Evacuations
 
Governor Tom Corbett tonight urged residents in central and eastern Pennsylvania to remain vigilant in light of continued rain, quickly rising rivers and streams, as well as dangerous flash flooding resulting from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.
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9/2/2011

Pa. Turnpike Launches Hands-Free, Eyes-Free and Cost-Free Traveler Alert Smartphone App
 
Turnpike Chief Operating Officer Craig R. Shuey says motorists on the Pennsylvania Turnpike can now be forewarned about problems that could impact their travels thanks to an innovative smartphone application.
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9/1/2011

Governor Corbett Joins State Police Commissioner and Lt. Col. Oliver North in Ceremony Honoring Troopers' Military Service
 
Governor Tom Corbett today joined State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan and retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Oliver North at a ceremony recognizing the military service of state police personnel. The ceremony, the first of its kind in Pennsylvania, honored more than 300 members of the State Police who have also served in the U.S. Armed Forces since the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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8/30/2011

Only Days Remain to "Beat the Tuition Rate Increase" with PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan
 
Rates increase September 1; Treasury offering 10 $529 scholarships to help jump start college savings
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8/29/2011

Governor Tom Corbett Tours Northeastern Pennsylvania to See Wake of Hurricane Irene
 
Governor Tom Corbett today toured several areas of northeastern Pennsylvania that were impacted by Hurricane Irene. From the air, he viewed the town of Forkston, Wyoming County, which was evacuated as a result of flooding. He also flew over Mehoopany Creek.
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8/28/2011

Gov. Tom Corbett Gives Update of Statewide Impact of Hurricane Irene
 
Speaking from Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Harrisburg this afternoon, Governor Tom Corbett held a briefing to give an update on the statewide impact and damage resulting from Hurricane Irene. The storm's worst impact was felt in eastern Pennsylvania.
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8/28/2011

Governor Corbett Tours Storm-Stricken Areas of Southeastern Pennsylvania
 
This evening, Governor Tom Corbett toured storm-stricken areas of southeastern Pennsylvania after Hurricane Irene moved through the region.
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8/27/2011

Governor Tom Corbett speaks about the preparations and potential effects of Hurricane Irene on Pennsylvania
 
Gov. Corbett is joined by Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Director Glenn Cannon at PEMA Headquarters in Harrisburg. Gov. Corbett urges all Pennsylvanians to use caution during the storm. Pennsylvania anticipates severe flooding in Southeastern PA, the Lehigh Valley, Northeastern PA and Central PA. The governor is also reminding citizens that flooding could come several days after Hurricane Irene due to water flowing into Pa rivers from New York.
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