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Venango Regional Airport Receives $150,000 from State to Make Upgrades

Venango Regional Airport Receives $150,000 from State to Make Upgrades

| August 23, 2016

FRANKLIN, Pa. – Venango Regional Airport received $150,000 to make maintenance and operation improvements to its facilities, Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday.

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Pennsylvania Woman Charged with Rigging Horse Races by Administering Performance-Enhancing Drug

Pennsylvania Woman Charged with Rigging Horse Races by Administering Performance-Enhancing Drug

| August 19, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Bruce L. Castor, Jr. announced the arrest of a Bucks County woman today following allegations that she rigged thoroughbred horse races by administering a performance-enhancing drug to horses.

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DCNR Survey Seeking Feedback From ATV Enthusiasts Across Pa.

| August 18, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In a bid to better gauge ATV use across Pennsylvania and plan for future riding opportunitie in the state, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is seeking participation of riders and owners in an online survey.

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Direct Wine Shipments Now Available for Pennsylvania Residents

| August 18, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) approval on Tuesday of the first direct wine shipper licenses under Act 39, Pennsylvania residents may now have wine shipped directly to their homes.

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The Medical Minute: The Dangerous Allure of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

| August 14, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – Imagine you dedicate your whole life to becoming the best in your chosen sport. You put in the work, make big sacrifices and finally make the Olympic team. You have a shot at a medal — and all the money, fame and influence that comes with it.

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Franklin State Store Open on Sundays Thanks to Liquor Reform Law

Franklin State Store Open on Sundays Thanks to Liquor Reform Law

| August 13, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s bipartisan liquor reform signed into law by Governor Wolf this past spring went into effect on August 8.

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State Transportation Commission Adopts Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

State Transportation Commission Adopts Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

| August 12, 2016

LANGHORNE, Pa. – Yesterday the State Transportation Commission updated the 12-Year Transportation program.

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PA Lottery Launches Sales in Fine Wine & Good Spirits Stores

| August 11, 2016

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Lottery yesterday welcomed Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores to its statewide retailer network. This fall, Lottery game sales will be introduced at more than 300 Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores across Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania Parents Urged to Vaccinate Children before Start of School Year

| August 10, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the start of a new school year just around the corner, the departments of Health and Education are launching the “Don’t Wait. Vaccinate.” campaign to remind parents and guardians of the importance of updating children’s immunizations before they start class.

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Pennsylvania DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry Oversees Deployment of Volunteers to Fight Wildfires in Two Western States

| August 8, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – For the second time in a week, volunteer firefighters from Pennsylvania have answered the call to battle wildfires raging in two Western states, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced last week.

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