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PA Department of Agriculture Reveals 2019 Farm Show Theme: Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story

PA Department of Agriculture Reveals 2019 Farm Show Theme: Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story

| December 8, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will honor agriculture’s rich heritage and promising future with this year’s theme, Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story.

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Medical Marijuana Board Approves Process to Add Serious Illnesses to List of Qualifying Conditions

Medical Marijuana Board Approves Process to Add Serious Illnesses to List of Qualifying Conditions

| December 8, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Friday announced a process to add conditions to the list of medical marijuana qualifying conditions.

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Governor Wolf Offering Free Naloxone to Venango County Residents on December 13

Governor Wolf Offering Free Naloxone to Venango County Residents on December 13

| December 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration will provide naloxone for free to any Pennsylvanian who wants it on Thursday, December 13, as part of “Stop Overdoses in Pa.: Get Help Now Week.”

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Governor Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf Light the Capitol Christmas Tree

Governor Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf Light the Capitol Christmas Tree

| December 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined hundreds of people in the state Capitol Rotunda on Thursday to celebrate the holidays with the 2018 Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony.

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AG Shapiro Announces $6M Settlement with Debt-Buying & Debt-Collector Companies

AG Shapiro Announces $6M Settlement with Debt-Buying & Debt-Collector Companies

| December 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday that Pennsylvania and 41 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a $6 million settlement with debt buying and debt collector companies.

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Clarion County Airport Among Several to Receive State Improvement Grants

Clarion County Airport Among Several to Receive State Improvement Grants

| December 7, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Officials at the Clarion County Airport have been awarded a $112,500.00 PennDOT aviation grant to help purchase equipment.

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PA Dept. of Health to Reopen Application Period for Medical Marijuana Clinical Registrants

PA Dept. of Health to Reopen Application Period for Medical Marijuana Clinical Registrants

| December 6, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration will open a second round of applications for its medical marijuana research program in early 2019 as no clinical registrant approvals were issued in the first round.

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State Police Arrest Two Men in Pa. Game Warden Assault

State Police Arrest Two Men in Pa. Game Warden Assault

| December 6, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two York County men have been charged in the felony assault of a State Game Warden in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

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New State Funding Expands Students Exposure to Manufacturing Careers in the Commonwealth

New State Funding Expands Students Exposure to Manufacturing Careers in the Commonwealth

| December 5, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to expand the statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ student video contest.

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Pennsylvania Receives $10 Million Grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Pennsylvania Receives $10 Million Grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic

| December 4, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state and local opioid prevention and treatment efforts.

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