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Governor Corbett Vows to Save 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team

| August 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett yesterday released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) headquartered in Scranton.

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Grohol to Head Bureau of Wildlife Protection

Grohol to Head Bureau of Wildlife Protection

| August 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection has a new director.

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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Labor Day

| August 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.

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CWD Impacts Pennsylvanians Who Hunt Out-of-State

| August 23, 2014

The thousands of Pennsylvania hunters who soon will be heading off to hunt big game in other states can do their share to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease in the Commonwealth.

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Agriculture Secretary Urges Public to Help Keep Foreign Beetle from Entering Pennsylvania

| August 20, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary George Greig yesterday encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting, and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.

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Governor Corbett Unveils New, Web-Based Resource for Pennsylvania’s Students, Teachers, and Parents

| August 20, 2014

GLEN MILLS, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett yesterday was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U – a collection of free, online, educational resources.

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Deadline Extended for PA Women’s Business Plan Competition

| August 16, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Commission for Women and the Pennsylvania Chapters of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) yesterday announced that due to significant public interest, the entry deadlines for the Business Plan Competition have been extended by one week.

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Governor Corbett Announces Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

| August 15, 2014

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett announced yesterday that the State Transportation Commission, building on the Act 89 transportation plan, has updated Pennsylvania’s 12-Year Transportation Program with a sizeable boost in much needed transportation improvements.

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Utah Couple Claim to Have Seen Missing PA Woman

Utah Couple Claim to Have Seen Missing PA Woman

| August 15, 2014

HEBER, Utah (EYT) – Sources say there is possibly a new lead in the search for Susan Bachman, the woman who has been missing since July 4, 2014. A Utah couple claim to have given her a ride.

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Pennsylvania Adopts New Guidelines for Pain Treatment in Emergency Rooms

| August 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today announced the adoption of new guidelines for pain treatment to be used in hospital emergency departments statewide.

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