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Auditor General: Venango County Receives Nearly $177k to Help Volunteer Firefighters Protect Communities

Auditor General: Venango County Receives Nearly $177k to Help Volunteer Firefighters Protect Communities

| November 15, 2018

YORK, Pa. (EYT) – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced that he has released nearly $177,000.00 to Venango County to help volunteer firefighters’ relief associations provide training and equipment.

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PA Department of Health Encourages Awareness, Education of Diabetes

PA Department of Health Encourages Awareness, Education of Diabetes

| November 15, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes and the ways to reduce the risk of developing the disease by practicing a healthy lifestyle and regularly seeing a primary care provider.

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Governor Wolf: Pa. Seeks Recent Graduates to Help Transform State Government

Governor Wolf: Pa. Seeks Recent Graduates to Help Transform State Government

| November 15, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Wolf is seeking recent advanced degree graduates and those completing an advance degree program by August 2019 to apply for the state’s William Penn Fellowship.

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AG Shapiro Files Public Corruption Charges Against Former City Official

AG Shapiro Files Public Corruption Charges Against Former City Official

| November 14, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced felony charges against Desiree Peterkin-Bell, a former senior official in the Administration of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.

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Here’s Your Chance to Go Hunting on State Prison Grounds

Here’s Your Chance to Go Hunting on State Prison Grounds

| November 14, 2018

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. –  SCI Phoenix will provide opportunities for the public to participate in two antlerless deer hunts on the facility grounds, January 3 and 17, 2019.

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State Aims to Improve Health Care Integration for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Treatment With $10 Million Grant

State Aims to Improve Health Care Integration for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Treatment With $10 Million Grant

| November 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration today announced grant funding awarded to DHS’ Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to improve integration between behavioral health and primary care for Pennsylvanians. The administration was awarded $10 million total, distributed as $2 million per year over the next five years.

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Attorney General Shapiro Holds Pennsylvania Man Accountable for Violating Stolen Valor Act

Attorney General Shapiro Holds Pennsylvania Man Accountable for Violating Stolen Valor Act

| November 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro is holding a Pennsylvania man accountable for violating the Stolen Valor Act.

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Gov. Wolf Encourages Employers, Individuals to Participate in Moment of Silence for Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

Gov. Wolf Encourages Employers, Individuals to Participate in Moment of Silence for Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

| November 9, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf is encouraging employers and individuals across the Commonwealth to participate in one minute of silence at noon on Friday to call for peace and to honor the 11 victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.

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Wolf Administration Awards Grants to Support 16 Clean Energy Projects to Improve Air Quality Statewide

Wolf Administration Awards Grants to Support 16 Clean Energy Projects to Improve Air Quality Statewide

| November 9, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Thursday awarded grants to 16 organizations to support clean energy projects to improve air quality statewide.

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38 Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease on Deer Farms in Fulton & Bedford Counties

38 Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease on Deer Farms in Fulton & Bedford Counties

| November 8, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday that 38 deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) on deer farms in Fulton and Bedford Counties.

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