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Arts’ Supporters Protest Over Corbett’s Award From Pittsburgh Opera

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A $750-a-plate, black-tie dinner honoring Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife was interrupted by protestors Saturday night. It was a benefit dinner for the Pittsburgh Opera. Stretch limo... read more

Pittsburgh opera fans jeer plan to honor governor

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Phantom of the Opera may be fine, but opera fans say Gov. Tom Corbett ... protest," Harley said. "The governor has supported the arts throughout his public life and so has the fi... read more

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Corbett became the 45th first lady of Pennsylvania when her husband was sworn into office as governor in 2015. During her tenure, she worked independently and with state agencies to advance the arts . ... read more

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