Tom Corbett (file photo by Tony Romeo)

Gov. Corbett Cuts Millions In Funding To Public Universities

On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Corbett laid out his proposed budget. It holds the line on taxes but cuts millions in funding to public universities like Temple, which stands to lose $43 million more than last year.


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Susan G. Komen Organization Restores Funding To Planned Parenthood

The Susan G. Komen organization has restored funding to Planned Parenthood following criticism from liberal groups and lawmakers, after its decision to stop contributions to the organization.


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Alden Global Capital Buys Journal Register

Newspaper and digital media publisher the Journal Register Co. says it has been acquired by hedge fund Alden Global Capital less than two years after emerging from bankruptcy protection and implementing an expansive digital presence.


Temple University

Temple University Plans To Raise Tuition By $1,200

Temple University announced Friday that it will raise tuition by about $1200 per student this fall to make up for deep cuts in state education aid.


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Judge Temporarily Halts Philadelphia School District Layoff Plan

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has granted a union request to force schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman to rescind 1,500 teacher layoffs for the time being.