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Fair funding provides small gains for districts in Wolf’s proposed budget

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TV PREMIERE: ‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel

PHILADELPHIA >> If any single image best represents the new hour-long documentary “The Obama Years,” it would probably be the close-up shot of a speech Barack Obama would deliver to Congress in 2009. ...

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