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What Pennsylvanians Need to Know About REAL ID

What Pennsylvanians Need to Know About REAL ID

| February 13, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding customers that they can join more than 140,000 Pennsylvanians who have pre-verified for REAL ID online and at driver license centers statewide. Customers who bring in the required REAL ID documentation to any PennDOT Driver License Center may apply for REAL ID online once […]

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Cranberry Area School District Receives $361K Grant for PA Rural Robotics Initiative

Cranberry Area School District Receives $361K Grant for PA Rural Robotics Initiative

| February 12, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Cranberry Area School District was awarded a $361,600.00 PAsmart advancing grant for PA Rural Robotics Initiative. The school was one of 23 schools to help support quality educational opportunities.

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Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians of the Importance of Vaccinations

Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians of the Importance of Vaccinations

| February 12, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health wants all Pennsylvanians to take steps to protect themselves by getting immunized against several serious illnesses that can be life-threatening, such as measles, hepatitis, and whooping cough (pertussis).

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Pennsylvania Prepared as Winter Storm Set to Impact State Through Wednesday

Pennsylvania Prepared as Winter Storm Set to Impact State Through Wednesday

| February 11, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is ready for the winter storm that is impacting the state through Wednesday.

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Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Interstate 80, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Interstate 80, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

| February 11, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings mixed precipitation types to much of the state.

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Bill Would Add Convicted Sex Traffickers to Megan’s Law Registry

Bill Would Add Convicted Sex Traffickers to Megan’s Law Registry

| February 10, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Sen. Kim Ward (R-39) has introduced legislation to require offenders convicted of any sex trafficking-related offenses to register with the Megan’s Law sex offender registry.

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Gov. Wolf Leads Rally to Raise Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

Gov. Wolf Leads Rally to Raise Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

| February 9, 2019

Harrisburg, Pa. – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf held a “Raise the Wage” rally with legislators and advocacy groups on Friday.

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Bear Harvest Eleventh-Best All-Time

Bear Harvest Eleventh-Best All-Time

| February 9, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – One of these years, Pennsylvania is going to break the 4,000-bear barrier for a third time in annual black bear harvests.

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Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians to Get Tested for HIV, Emphasizes Programs for Treatment and Care

Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians to Get Tested for HIV, Emphasizes Programs for Treatment and Care

| February 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Health Deputy Secretary Dr. Loren Robinson joined State Representative Jake Wheatley on Monday to discuss the prevention, prevalence, and treatment of HIV as part of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pa.

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Department of Revenue Warns of Common Scams with Tax Season Underway

Department of Revenue Warns of Common Scams with Tax Season Underway

| February 7, 2019

​HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Revenue on Wednesday issued a reminder to taxpayers to be cautious of scams and “phishing” schemes that are being used by criminals to steal taxpayers’ money and personal financial information.

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