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Attorney General Kane Warns of New Electricity Shut-Off Scams

| April 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane cautioned consumers to be on the alert for new electricity-related scams.

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Deer Management Assistance Program Deadline Approaches

| April 24, 2014

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Landowners wishing to enroll in the Deer Management Assistance Program must have applications postmarked by May 1.

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Pennsylvania’s Spring Gobbler Season Kicks Off Saturday with Youth Hunt

| April 24, 2014

OIL CITY, Pa. – Another spring gobbler season is just days away from kicking off.Hunters ages 16 and younger can take advantage of an early-season opportunity beginning a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, April 26.

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Taxpayers Encouraged to Explore “Where’s My Refund?” Online

| April 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the April 15 personal income tax deadline behind us and many Pennsylvania taxpayers awaiting refunds, the Revenue Department yesterday reminded taxpayers of the “Where’s My Refund?” tool available on the department’s website.

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Philadelphia Man With Multiple Identities Sentenced for Over $350,000 In Welfare Fraud

| April 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A Philadelphia man using multiple names and addresses recently pleaded guilty and was sentenced for fraudulently obtaining and using public assistance benefits totaling $359,262.04, over nearly an eight-year span.

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Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary is Today

| April 21, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele today reminded Pennsylvanians that Monday, April 21, is the last day to register to vote for the May 20 primary election.

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PA Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.0% in March

| April 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2014.

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Pennsylvania Adds 28 Farms, Nearly 2,800 Acres to Preservation Program

| April 18, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board yesterday safeguarded 2,778 additional acres on 28 farms in 13 counties through the state’s nationally renowned farmland preservation program.

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Attorney General Kane’s 2013 Year in Review Details Vision, Accomplishments

| April 18, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In an effort to provide taxpayers and the General Assembly with a firsthand look at the Office of Attorney General’s efforts over the previous year, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday released a detailed report, “Year in Review” for 2013.

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Governor Corbett Announces Food and Beverage Manufacturer to Locate Operations in Clearfield County; 100 New Jobs

| April 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett announced yesterday that the consumer packaged food and beverage manufacturer WhiteWave Foods Company will locate operations in Clearfield County, creating at least 100 new jobs.

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