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Tom Ridge, former Pa. governor, rushed to hospital after stroke

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Former Pennsylvania Gov. and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was rushed to the hospital by ambulance Wednesday after suffering a stroke, his family said. “The Ridge family wishes to share the following news about Tom,” the family announced on his Twitter feed Wednesday. “Tom Ridge, the 43rd governor of Pennsylvania and first U.S. secretary of homeland security, was transferred by ambulance to a hospital in the Washington DC area this morning after having suffered a stroke at his residence in Bethesda, MD,” the family wrote, adding that the 75-year-old Ridge “was conscious when he ar…

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