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Commonwealth Response Coordination Center Remains Open as Arctic Blasts Rushes into Pennsylvania

Commonwealth Response Coordination Center Remains Open as Arctic Blasts Rushes into Pennsylvania

| January 20, 2019

​HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Response Coordination Center (CRCC) remains open at PEMA as Winter Storm Harper exits the state, leaving behind snow and a rush of arctic cold air and gusty winds.

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Governor Wolf Announces $10.5 Million for Preschool Students

Governor Wolf Announces $10.5 Million for Preschool Students

| January 19, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced an additional $10.5 million to help preschool-age children transition to kindergarten.

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Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at 4.2% in December

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate at 4.2% in December

| January 19, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for December 2018.

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Game Commission Reminds of Dangers in Attempting to Care for Wildlife

Game Commission Reminds of Dangers in Attempting to Care for Wildlife

| January 19, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In response to the incident that took place at Gifford Pinchot State Park, the Game Commission reminds the public that wildlife cannot be taken from the wild.

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Pennsylvania Preparing Aggressive Statewide Response in Advance of Weekend Storm

Pennsylvania Preparing Aggressive Statewide Response in Advance of Weekend Storm

| January 18, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. The commonwealth also will impose speed restrictions and a ban on all […]

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Governor Wolf Welcomes New PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein

Governor Wolf Welcomes New PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein

| January 17, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Marking a new vision for the state’s 14 public universities, Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday celebrated the swearing-in of Dr. Daniel Greenstein as the fifth chancellor of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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Gov. Wolf Sworn in for Second Term

Gov. Wolf Sworn in for Second Term

| January 16, 2019

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf was sworn in for a second term during an inauguration ceremony Tuesday at the State Capital in Harrisburg.

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$17 Million Worth of Cocaine, Meth, Heroin, Other Drugs Seized by State Police in 4th Quarter

$17 Million Worth of Cocaine, Meth, Heroin, Other Drugs Seized by State Police in 4th Quarter

| January 15, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police announced Monday that troopers confiscated $16,982,054 worth of cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, fentanyl, and other prohibited drugs in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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PA Announces Plans to Maintain Food Security Programs Through February Despite Federal Government Shutdown

PA Announces Plans to Maintain Food Security Programs Through February Despite Federal Government Shutdown

| January 15, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania has announced its plan to maintain food security programs through February despite the federal government shutdown.

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Former Knox Woman Wins 1st Place in Farm Show Pie Competition

Former Knox Woman Wins 1st Place in Farm Show Pie Competition

| January 12, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – A former Knox woman can now officially say she makes the best apple pie in the state!

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