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PennDOT, State Police Highlight Highway Law Updates, Urge Public Attention for Safety

| February 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards and State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker urged drivers to review and obey driver safety laws that have recently been amended or passed through the legislature.

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With Flu Activity High, Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians It’s Not Too Late To Get Flu Shot

| February 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health is reminding everyone in Pennsylvania that there is still time to get immunized against the flu as the number of illnesses from the virus remain extremely high across the commonwealth.

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The Medical Minute: Report Sparks Discussion about Reducing Cancer Mortality

The Medical Minute: Report Sparks Discussion about Reducing Cancer Mortality

| February 12, 2017

HERSHEY, Pa. – The National Center for Health Statistics recently released a report on disparities in cancer mortality that provides researchers and health care organizations across the country with the information to spur improvement in local prevention efforts.

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Landfill Collapse Leaves Worker Trapped

Landfill Collapse Leaves Worker Trapped

| February 9, 2017

ELK CO., Pa. (EYT) – A collapse at a landfill in Elk County has left a worker trapped.

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Wolf Administration Urges Public to Use Caution, Put Safety First for Travel

Wolf Administration Urges Public to Use Caution, Put Safety First for Travel

| February 9, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With widespread winter weather predicted for much of Pennsylvania and impacts to Thursday’s morning rush hour, Governor Tom Wolf reminds motorists to be mindful during winter weather conditions.

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Game Commission to Begin Recruiting Wildlife Conservation Officer Recruiting

| February 9, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission will begin recruiting the 31st class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets at its Ross Leffler School of Conservation in Harrisburg.

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Governor Wolf Releases 2017-18 State Budget Proposal

Governor Wolf Releases 2017-18 State Budget Proposal

| February 8, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Could minimum wage workers in Pennsylvania really see a pay increase from $7.25 to $12 per hour?

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Coalition of 16 AG’s File Amicus Brief Supporting Washington’s Lawsuit Against Trump’s Executive Order

Coalition of 16 AG’s File Amicus Brief Supporting Washington’s Lawsuit Against Trump’s Executive Order

| February 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, 16 Attorneys General announce the filing of an amicus brief in support of Washington and Minnesota in the federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s executive order on immigration.

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Pennsylvania Game Commission: Bear Harvest Ranks Fifth Highest Tally in State History

Pennsylvania Game Commission: Bear Harvest Ranks Fifth Highest Tally in State History

| February 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Since the Pennsylvania Game Commission began keeping records of statewide bear harvests in 1915, there has never been a more prolific period for Commonwealth black bear hunters.

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<span style='color: red'>UPDATE:</span> Missing Toddler Found Safe

UPDATE: Missing Toddler Found Safe

| February 6, 2017

COLUMBIA CO., Pa. (EYT) – According to Bloomsburg-based State Police, a two-year-old girl has been found safe after an Amber Alert was issued on Sunday night.

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