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Board of Governors Commits to System Redesign, Approves Appropriations

| October 20, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education yesterday affirmed its commitment to developing a plan to redesign the system by focusing on three priorities: ensuring student success, leveraging the strengths of each of the universities, and transforming the System’s leadership and governance structure.

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Who’s Hiring in Venango County

Who’s Hiring in Venango County

| October 19, 2017

A look at which local companies have employment opportunities in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Board of Governors Name Clarion University Interim President

Board of Governors Name Clarion University Interim President

| October 19, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education selected Peter C. Fackler to serve as interim president of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Fackler previously served as the university’s interim vice president for finance and administration from 2012 to 2015.

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Fallen Hero McGinnis at Center of New Global War on Terrorism Memorial

Fallen Hero McGinnis at Center of New Global War on Terrorism Memorial

| October 18, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ga. (EYT) – The Global War on Terrorism Memorial, which includes a prominently-featured statue of local fallen hero Spc. Ross McGinnis, was officially dedicated Monday at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center in Columbus, Georgia.

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Area Company Gets Green Light from State to Begin Growing Medical Marijuana

Area Company Gets Green Light from State to Begin Growing Medical Marijuana

| October 18, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given Cresco Yeltrah the green light to begin growing and processing medical marijuana at its Jefferson County location, making it the first facility to be deemed fully operational in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.

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State System, APSCUF Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

State System, APSCUF Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract

| October 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With more than eight months remaining on the current collective bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, the parties have tentatively agreed to a new contract that would run through June 30, 2019.

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Authorities Locate Driver in Fiery Hit-and-Run Crash

Authorities Locate Driver in Fiery Hit-and-Run Crash

| October 16, 2017

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Clarion-based State Police have located the driver in a fiery hit-and-run crash on Interstate 80 in Clarion Township.

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Dashcam Video Shows Moment Electric Pole Falls, Ignites Fire in Franklin

Dashcam Video Shows Moment Electric Pole Falls, Ignites Fire in Franklin

| October 14, 2017

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A dashcam video submitted to exploreVenango.com shows a utility pole falling on a tree and igniting a small fire in Franklin.

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Anonymous Tip Leads to Drug Charges Against Two Tionesta Men

Anonymous Tip Leads to Drug Charges Against Two Tionesta Men

| October 14, 2017

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – The Forest County District Attorney’s Office has filed felony charges against two Tionesta men accused of engaging in an illegal prescription drug transaction.

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Pennsylvania Dog’s Inconceivable Impalement Earns Him the Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year

Pennsylvania Dog’s Inconceivable Impalement Earns Him the Most Unusual Pet Insurance Claim of the Year

| October 13, 2017

SCRANTON, Pa. – Rooster, a hound mix from Scranton, Pennsylvania, is the 2017 winner of the 9th annual Hambone Award, honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year.

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