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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | September 7, 2011
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett made several stops Wednesday in Franklin County, Pa., including the Manitowoc plant, where he saw finishing touches being put on cranes awaiting shipment around the globe. “Pennsylvania's business partners are not simply here in Pennsylvania or in the United States; they're around the world. We need to be competitive,” Corbett said. Two product upgrades earlier in the year boosted production for the line of rough-terrain cranes, Production Manager Rusty Schellhase said.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | April 4, 2012
Addressing economic concerns in a speech Wednesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett told a  crowd he believes that Franklin County is poised for future growth and job creation. The governor said he has even discussed Franklin and neighboring Adams counties with European business leaders looking to relocate to the United States. Corbett also said he knows of Maryland workers commuting daily from the southern portions of Pennsylvania. He said former Maryland Gov.Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.has expressed envy to him regarding Pennsylvania's economic climate.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | February 5, 2013
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday laid out a budget plan that calls for increased spending for public schoolchildren, senior citizens and individuals with developmental disabilities after years of cutting or flat-funding many programs. Corbett also vowed to tackle some of the state's biggest issues, such as crumbling roads and the troubled pension system. He re-emphasized initiatives to replace state-run liquor stores with twice as many privately operated wine and liquor stores.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | July 18, 2013
A $93 million Procter & Gamble warehouse being developed in Franklin County, Pa., is expected to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to the region, the company announced Thursday. The consumer goods powerhouse said it will use a new 1.7 million-square-foot distribution center to serve its Northeast retailers. “Shippensburg is a perfect location,” said Jeff LaRoy, a spokesman for P&G. P&G will lease the facility from Liberty Property Trust, a real estate investment business based in Malvern, Pa. It has holdings in the Lehigh Valley, central Pennsylvania and Hagerstown.
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May 10, 2010
SHADY GROVE, Pa. -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Rohrer hosted a town hall meeting Monday morning at the community center in Shady Grove. Rohrer, a state representative from Reading, Pa., is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 18 Pennsylvania primary. His opponent is current state Attorney General Tom Corbett.
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December 7, 2011
Pennsylvania beer lovers will soon have more time to buy beer on Sundays under a bill that lawmakers approved with bipartisan support Wednesday and sent to the governor. The legislation, which originally sought to create a liquor license for small Pennsylvania distilleries, was amended without fanfare in the Senate to include a potpourri of changes to the state liquor code. The Senate approved the amended version 40-9 and the House followed suit a short time later, 170-32. Gov. Tom Corbett plans to sign the bill, spokesman Gary Miller said.
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February 6, 2008
MERCERSBURG, Pa. - A Mercersburg nurse was arrested Monday on a charge of illegally possessing prescription narcotics for her own use, Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett said in a press release. Jennifer Blair, 28, of 7822 Charlestown Road, was a nurse at Carlisle (Pa.) Regional Medical Center, Corbett said. The criminal complaint alleges that Blair took Dilaudid (Hydromorphone) from automated dispensing machines in the emergency room between March and May of 2007. The drug is a derivative of the pain killer morphine.
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October 1, 2007
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A 32-year-old Greencastle-area man has been charged by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office in connection with an undercover operation in Internet chat rooms. Daniel Diaz, of 3300 Waynecastle Road, has been charged with one count each of unlawful contact with a minor and criminal use of a computer, Attorney General Tom Corbett said in a news release. Both are third-degree felonies punishable by up to seven years in prison and a $15,000 fine, according to the news release.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | March 28, 2006
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Members of a Chambersburg fitness club that closed last November have until May 25 to seek refunds of prepaid membership fees. John A. Norton, the owner of Revolution Health and Fitness at 2605 Philadelphia Ave., has been barred from owning or operating a health club in Pennsylvania under an agreement reached with Attorney General Tom Corbett's office, according to a press release from Corbett. "In the end, consumers had a prepaid membership at a gym that no longer existed," Corbett said in the release.
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October 27, 2012
Officials in Franklin County, Pa., declared a state of emergency Saturday as Hurricane Sandy approaches the area, according to Dave Donohue, the county's director of emergency services. The declaration will enable the county to make quick repairs and buy supplies if needed, Donohue said. “We do want to encourage citizens to be prepared, including making a plan and having their emergency supplies kit,” Donohue wrote in an email. Donohue said 5 to 8 inches of rain are possible from the storm, as well as high winds and possible tornado activity.
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