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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns Nearly $11K to Venango County Municipalities

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Returns Nearly $11K to Venango County Municipalities

| September 10, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) returned $10,900.00 to Venango County municipalities for its semi-annual distribution of licensing fees.

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Access to Nutritious Foods, More Physical Activity Needed to Decrease Childhood Obesity

Access to Nutritious Foods, More Physical Activity Needed to Decrease Childhood Obesity

| September 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine on Friday stressed the importance for children to have access to healthy foods and places to exercise to help decrease the prevalence of childhood obesity in Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania State Police Welcomes 98 New Troopers

Pennsylvania State Police Welcomes 98 New Troopers

| September 7, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced on Friday that 98 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the Commonwealth.

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Wolf Administration Receives More Than $75M to Further Address Substance Use Crisis in PA

Wolf Administration Receives More Than $75M to Further Address Substance Use Crisis in PA

| September 7, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, the Wolf Administration announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than $75 million in additional federal funding over the next year to support efforts to address the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania.

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CWD Rules Affect Out-of-State Hunters

CWD Rules Affect Out-of-State Hunters

| September 7, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvanians who harvest deer, elk, mule deer, or moose out-of-state likely can’t bring them home without first removing the carcass parts with the highest risk of transmitting chronic wasting disease (CWD).

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Seven People Killed, 204 Injured in Labor Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by State Police

Seven People Killed, 204 Injured in Labor Day Holiday Crashes Investigated by State Police

| September 6, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Members of the Pennsylvania State Police responded to a total of 684 crashes over the four-day holiday driving period from August 30 to September 2, 2019. The crashes resulted in seven fatalities and 204 people injured.

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Gov. Wolf Thanks Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers, Families at Deployment Ceremony

Gov. Wolf Thanks Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers, Families at Deployment Ceremony

| September 6, 2019

ANNVILLE, Pa. – On Thursday, 53 Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) members assigned to Bravo Company and Delta Company, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, participated in a send-off ceremony in Annville as they prepare to mobilize for deployment to the Middle East as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS).

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Endangered Piping Plovers Nest a Charming Third Time

Endangered Piping Plovers Nest a Charming Third Time

| September 6, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Sometimes success comes in threes.

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Wolf Administration Wins $2.25 Million Grant to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

Wolf Administration Wins $2.25 Million Grant to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

| September 4, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Tuesday announced it received a $2.25 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support the efforts of the Pennsylvania Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PA MMRC).

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Agriculture Department Invites Pennsylvania Students to Help Fight Spotted Lanternfly

Agriculture Department Invites Pennsylvania Students to Help Fight Spotted Lanternfly

| September 4, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on Tuesday invited first- through eighth-grade students to help spread the message about the threat of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly by entering the 2019 calendar contest.

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