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Murder Charges Filed in 1991 Cold Case

Murder Charges Filed in 1991 Cold Case

| January 30, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa (EYT) – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, Acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown and Federal Bureau of Investigation representatives today announced that murder charges have been filed against a Beaver County man accused of killing Katherine “Kathy” Dolan Heckel of Lock Haven, Clinton County, in 1991.

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Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order Reinstating Moratorium on New Leases For Oil, Gas Development In State Parks, Forests

| January 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Yesterday Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order reinstating a moratorium on new leases for oil and gas development in state parks and forests.

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No Minimum Age Placed on Mentored Youth Hunters

| January 29, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – There still is no minimum age to participate in Pennsylvania’s Mentored Youth Hunting Program, and there is no minimum age for Mentored Youth to hunt deer and turkey.

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State Animal Response Team Provides Tips for Keeping Pets Safe During Winter Months

| January 28, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – This week the Pennsylvania State Animal Response Team issued a press release about pet and fire safety during the cold, winter months.

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Attorney General Kane Warns of Winter Storm Scams

| January 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As Pennsylvanians tackle major snowstorms in the days ahead, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday cautioned consumers to be on the lookout for weather-related scams.

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Red Cross Offers Winter Safety Tips and Checklist

Red Cross Offers Winter Safety Tips and Checklist

| January 27, 2015

In anticipation of severe winter weather due to impact the East Coast, the American Red Cross has released a Winter Storm Safety Checklist with tips and information about what to do and what supplies are needed in the event of a severe winter storm.

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Gov. Wolf Meets With PennDOT on Impending Winter Storm

Gov. Wolf Meets With PennDOT on Impending Winter Storm

| January 25, 2015

YOCUMTOWN, Pa. – With Pennsylvania and the East Coast facing a double-barreled snow event in the coming days, Governor Tom Wolf met with regional PennDOT executives and equipment operators Sunday to review preparations.

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Indiana County Native Among 2 Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash

Indiana County Native Among 2 Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash

| January 25, 2015

SAN DIEGO, Ca. (EYT) – Officials have released the identities of two Camp Pendleton Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a training drill Friday near Twentynine Palms.

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State Game Land Permit Proposal Removed from Agenda

| January 23, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A proposal that would restrict hikers’ use of state game lands, and require anyone without a hunting or furtaker license to obtain a free permit to use game lands, has been placed on hold.

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The Medical Minute: Lifestyle Determines Success After Surgical Weight Loss

| January 21, 2015

HERSHEY, Pa. – With many people staring down New Year’s resolutions related to losing weight, some may be wondering if surgical weight loss is right for them. Dr. Ann Rogers, director of Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss, says surgery is only a long-term solution for patients who also resolve to enact some important lifestyle […]

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