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Game Commission Investigating After Dozens of Deer Found Dead

Game Commission Investigating After Dozens of Deer Found Dead

| September 21, 2018

READING, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission has launched an official investigation after dozens of deer were found dead in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania Offers Fall Foliage Experts for Leaf Peeping Tips for Residents and Travelers

Pennsylvania Offers Fall Foliage Experts for Leaf Peeping Tips for Residents and Travelers

| September 21, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Resources from the Pennsylvania Tourism Office will be available next week for residents and visitors to experience a colorful autumn in a variety of ways across the Commonwealth.

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PennDOT, PSP Highlight National Child Passenger Safety Week, Urge Seat Checks

PennDOT, PSP Highlight National Child Passenger Safety Week, Urge Seat Checks

| September 21, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania officials are urging motorists to take advantage of safety seat check resources across the state during National Child Passenger Safety Week, from September 23 through September 29.

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James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

James Announces Funding to Secure Disused Oil Wells

| September 20, 2018

SENECA, Pa. – Rep. Lee James (R-Venango/Butler) recenlty announced that the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is the recipient of a $20,624 Orphan or Abandoned Well Plugging (OAWP) Program grant to close two oil wells in the Tippery Meadows Natural Area Preserve in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

State Trooper Who Cracked Serial Rapist Cold Case Honored by Justice Department

| September 20, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – Trooper Joel D. Follmer, Troop F, Montoursville, was recognized this week by United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department for exceptional tenacity and determination that led to the arrest of an accused serial rapist with assaults dating back to 1994.

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PA Officials Discuss Trends, Preparations for Extreme Weather; Outlines Tips, Resources

PA Officials Discuss Trends, Preparations for Extreme Weather; Outlines Tips, Resources

| September 20, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania officials gathered on Wednesday to discuss preparations for extreme weather and outlined tips and resources.

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State Police Stepping Up Presence at Schools with Daily Safety Checks

State Police Stepping Up Presence at Schools with Daily Safety Checks

| September 19, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. –  Coming to a school near you: a beefed up police presence.

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State Agencies Monitoring Possible Impacts from Florence

State Agencies Monitoring Possible Impacts from Florence

| September 18, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is supplementing staffing in the Commonwealth Response Coordination Center to monitor conditions as remnants of Hurricane Florence move through the state, and to quickly respond to resource requests from impacted counties.

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DEP Announces Nearly $470K Settlement to Resolve Civil Penalties for Warren’s United Refining Company Operating Violations

DEP Announces Nearly $470K Settlement to Resolve Civil Penalties for Warren’s United Refining Company Operating Violations

| September 18, 2018

WARREN CO., Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has agreed to a $469,501 Consent Assessment of Civil Penalty with United Refining Company (URC) for violations of the Air Pollution Control Act and Title V Permit at the URC refinery in the City of Warren, Warren County.

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Wolf Administration Receives $5.1 Million in Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Wolf Administration Receives $5.1 Million in Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis

| September 18, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Monday announced that the state has received $5.1 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as part of a cooperative agreement for emergency response to continue to fight the opioid crisis.

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