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PA Unemployment Rate in June Unchanged at 5.6%

| July 22, 2014

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

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Inspector General Recovers $7.3 Million from Individuals Ineligible for Medical Assistance

| July 18, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Inspector General Michael A. Sprow announced yesterday that the Office of Inspector General recovered more than $7.3 million in taxpayer funds for the fiscal year 2013-2014 from individuals who were ineligible to receive long term care assistance.

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Mortar Fire, Demolition Training Planned at Fort Indiantown Gap

| July 18, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County will host mortar live-fire exercises July 19-21 and demolition training July 23-25 between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

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Venango Regional Airport Receives $752k Grant

| July 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett has announced that an $18 million state and federal investment will improve safety and operations at 35 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 2,600 jobs, including the Venango Regional Airport.

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Gov. Corbett Urges Legislature to Fix Pension Costs

| July 17, 2014

Governor Tom Corbett continued his statewide tour calling on the state legislature to bring property tax relief to Pennsylvania residents and pass meaningful pension reform legislation.

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State Police Seize Over $18.3 Million in Heroin and $3.8 Million in Marijuana in 2nd Quarter

| July 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan yesterday announced troopers seized over $23 million in heroin, marijuana, and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of 2014.

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Multi-State Agreement Reached with Apple on E-Book Price-Fixing Damages Claims

| July 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday announced a proposed multi-state settlement of claims for monetary relief against Apple Inc. related to its participation in an e-books price-fixing conspiracy.

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Man Charged with Assaulting Wildlife Conservation Officer

| July 17, 2014

BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa. – A Bradford County man has been charged with assaulting a Pennsylvania Game Commission Officer.

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Governor Corbett Announces Graduation of 88 New Troopers

| July 13, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett announced that 88 men and women graduated from the State Police Academy and were assigned to troops across the state. Two of the graduates are from Clarion County.

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Doe Licenses to Go on Sale Monday

| July 12, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania deer hunters who want to better their chances of obtaining an antlerless license will want to send in applications during the first round of sales set to kick off on Monday, July 14.

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