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Wolf Administration Stresses Fireworks Safety Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

Wolf Administration Stresses Fireworks Safety Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

| July 1, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the Fourth of July just days away, the Wolf Administration is urging Pennsylvanians to keep fireworks safety and laws in mind.

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State Police Issue July Fourth Holiday Warning

State Police Issue July Fourth Holiday Warning

| June 29, 2017

The Pennsylvania State Police issued a statement reminding motorists that safety should be their top priority when traveling during the Independence Day holiday weekend.

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Governor Wolf Signs Animal Cruelty Prevention Bill

Governor Wolf Signs Animal Cruelty Prevention Bill

| June 29, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday signed the animal cruelty prevention bill at a public celebration surrounded by advocates and members of the legislature.

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Military Veteran Leads Movement to Lift Mask off Mental Health Illness

| June 24, 2017

FALMOUTH, Massachusetts – In December of 2015, Kevin M. Lynch founded The Quell Foundation, Inc. with an aim to normalize the conversation about a mental health diagnosis. Since its founding, The Quell Foundation has impacted a countless number of lives across the country including those suffering from a mental illness, family members, practitioners, educators, veterans, […]

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PennDOT Announces the Commonwealth’s First Nationally Designated Bicycle Route – Route 50

PennDOT Announces the Commonwealth’s First Nationally Designated Bicycle Route – Route 50

| June 22, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced the designation of Pennsylvania’s first nationally designated bicycle route – U.S. Bicycle Route 50.

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Here’s What The New Pennsylvania Driver’s License Will Look Like

Here’s What The New Pennsylvania Driver’s License Will Look Like

| June 21, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As part of ongoing security enhancements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated the design and enhanced the security features of its driver license and identification card products.

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With Deficit Looming, Lawmakers Outline Proposal to Reform Protections for Dogs, Public

With Deficit Looming, Lawmakers Outline Proposal to Reform Protections for Dogs, Public

| June 17, 2017

BIRDSBORO, Pa. – During a visit to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County Friday, state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding warned that the fund which helps Pennsylvania to protect the well-being of dogs, as well as members of the public from dangerous dogs, will run out of money in the next year without reforms that will […]

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Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration’s ‘Road MaP’ Initiative

Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration’s ‘Road MaP’ Initiative

| June 14, 2017

KITTANNING, Pa. (EYT) — Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials discussed an innovative paving method Tuesday that is being deployed for the first time in Armstrong County to improve nearly five miles of rural roadway.

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Area Resident Charged With Welfare Fraud

Area Resident Charged With Welfare Fraud

| June 14, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) –  A Titusville resident is one of 64 Pennsylvanians who were charged with welfare fraud in April.

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PA Cyber to Graduate 10 Students from Venango County; More Than 1100 Students to Receive HS Diplomas

PA Cyber to Graduate 10 Students from Venango County; More Than 1100 Students to Receive HS Diplomas

| June 10, 2017

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Nearly 275 Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students yesterday received their high school diplomas as about 2,300 family members, faculty, and friends applauded them at the first of two graduation ceremonies, this one held in Keystone Hall at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

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