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PennDOT to Offer Non-Commercial Driving Skills Tests at Certified Third-Party Sites

| May 27, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As part of ongoing efforts to further enhance customer service, PennDOT has launched a new pilot program that authorizes a limited number of third-party businesses to administer non-commercial driving skills tests to Pennsylvania resident permit holders who have successfully met the criteria to obtain a license.

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May 29 Marks Pennsylvania’s First Fish-for-Free Day

May 29 Marks Pennsylvania’s First Fish-for-Free Day

| May 27, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots over the Memorial Day holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).

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PLCB Approves 6-Pack Sales At Gas Stations

PLCB Approves 6-Pack Sales At Gas Stations

| May 25, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Today, Governor Tom Wolf applauded the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for “freeing the six-pack” in gas stations by approving nine applications permitting businesses with appropriate protections to sell up to 192 ounces of malt or brewed beverages.

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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Memorial Day

| May 24, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 28, through Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Medical Minute: Avoiding the Deadly Dangers of Distracted Driving

| May 22, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – More than 3,100 people were killed in 2014 as a result of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.

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Superintendent Dye Responds to Gov. Wolf’s Veto of Teachers Act Bill

Superintendent Dye Responds to Gov. Wolf’s Veto of Teachers Act Bill

| May 19, 2016

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed House Bill 805, despite the wishes of some in the region.

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Pa. Department of Education Launches First Superintendent’s Academy

| May 19, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) this week convened the first meeting of Pennsylvania’s Superintendent’s Academy, a two-year professional development program for superintendents from around the state.

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PennDOT, Police Partner for Seat-Belt Safety, Enforcement

| May 18, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In an effort to promote driver safety and decrease unbuckled fatalities, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will partner with police statewide during the national Click It or Ticket seat-belt enforcement mobilization through June 5.

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Sugarcreek Borough Receives Nearly $60k for Safety Upgrades for School Zone Signs

| May 17, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa.  – Sugarcreek Borough, along with 17 other municipalities in the state, were awarded Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) funding from Governor Tom Wolf yesterday. Sugarcreek Borough received $59,769.00 for safety upgrades for school zone signs along Rocky Grove Avenue.

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All-Day Spring Gobbler Season Begins Today

All-Day Spring Gobbler Season Begins Today

| May 16, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Beginning Monday, May 16, Pennsylvania turkey hunters will be permitted to hunt from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset until the end of the spring season, Tuesday, May 31.

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