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Pennsylvania Expands Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers

Pennsylvania Expands Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers

| April 11, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by teachers and business leaders on Wednesday to announce nearly $2.6 million in Teacher in the Workplace grants supporting 59 programs in Pennsylvania.

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Rifle Deer Season Opener Moving to Saturday

Rifle Deer Season Opener Moving to Saturday

| April 9, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Pennsylvania’s traditional Monday rifle deer season opener is no more.

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Diocese Releases 5th Update to Public Disclosure List; Former Administrator of St. Michael in Emlenton Under Investigation

Diocese Releases 5th Update to Public Disclosure List; Former Administrator of St. Michael in Emlenton Under Investigation

| April 6, 2019

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – The Diocese of Erie updated its Public Disclosure List on Friday, and a former administrator at St. Michael in Emlenton has been added as an individual “Under Investigation.”

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Attorney General Shapiro Charges 25 Individuals in Western PA Insurance Fraud Sweep

Attorney General Shapiro Charges 25 Individuals in Western PA Insurance Fraud Sweep

| April 6, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced criminal charges against 25 individuals in Western Pennsylvania following investigations by the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section.

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Pennsylvania Transportation, Construction Groups Partner to Warn Drivers of Dangers of Distracted Work-Zone Driving

Pennsylvania Transportation, Construction Groups Partner to Warn Drivers of Dangers of Distracted Work-Zone Driving

| April 3, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), The Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), and Flagger Force Traffic Control Services® hosted an event on Tuesday to kick-off National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW).

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Wolf Administration Provides Update on Census 2020 Efforts

Wolf Administration Provides Update on Census 2020 Efforts

| April 3, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, marking one year out from the April 1, 2020 Census Day, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs Rick Vilello was joined by members of the Governor’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission and other cabinet officials to highlight the importance of an accurate and complete census […]

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PennDOT, Police Partner to Address Aggressive Driving, Speed Reduction Enforcement

PennDOT, Police Partner to Address Aggressive Driving, Speed Reduction Enforcement

| March 29, 2019

MERCER CO., Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and police departments from Hermitage, Sharon, Neshannock, Shenango Township and New Castle held a media event on Thursday in Hermitage, Mercer County, to increase traffic safety by highlighting the dangers of aggressive driving.

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Pa. Police Chief, Friend Accused of Repeatedly Raping Child

Pa. Police Chief, Friend Accused of Repeatedly Raping Child

| March 28, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Shapiro on Wednesday announced the arrests of two Carbon County men for child rape.

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Governor Wolf Approves New Funding to Support Pennsylvania’s Farmers

Governor Wolf Approves New Funding to Support Pennsylvania’s Farmers

| March 27, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of more than $8 million in grants and low-interest loans to support Pennsylvania’s farms, including $5 million in grants awarded through the new Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program.

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Statewide Disaster Relief Approved for Pennsylvania Farms

Statewide Disaster Relief Approved for Pennsylvania Farms

| March 26, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Monday notified farmland owners in 61 Pennsylvania counties that they are eligible to receive disaster relief assistance from the United States Department of Agriculture.

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