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Titusville Area School District, Pleasantville Elementary School Awarded $691,935 for Construction Projects

| September 29, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Titusville Area School District, Pleasantville Elementary School, has been awarded $691,935.00 for construction projects.

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Department of Aging Accepting ‘Champions of Older Workers’ Award Nominations

| September 28, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is seeking nominations for the annual Champions of Older Workers Award, which recognizes employers in the commonwealth who employ and value older workers.

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Live-Fire Tank Exercise Planned at Fort Indiantown Gap

| September 27, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Fort Indiantown Gap is scheduled to host a live-fire tank exercise using 120 mm rounds between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 29.

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Two Former PA Principals Charged with PSSA Cheating

Two Former PA Principals Charged with PSSA Cheating

| September 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two former principals in the Philadelphia School District for allegedly changing answers on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment from wrong-to-right to boost test scores.

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Pennsylvania Approves Nation’s Most Progressive Harness Racing Whipping Standards

| September 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission yesterday imposed stricter standards to safeguard equine athletes from direct contact with whips during harness racing at the state’s tracks.

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Marcellus Drilling Boom May Have Led to Too Many Hotel Rooms

| September 22, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Drilling in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region led to a rapid increase in both the number of hotels and hotel industry jobs, but Penn State researchers report that the faltering occupancy rate may signal that there are now too many hotel rooms.

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State Police Continue to Follow Leads in Manhunt for Accused Cop Killer

State Police Continue to Follow Leads in Manhunt for Accused Cop Killer

| September 20, 2014

CANADENSIS, Pa. (EYT) – On Friday night, September 19, police surrounded a home near Canadensis where officials believe the accused cop killer is hiding.

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PA Unemployment Rate at 5.8% in August

| September 20, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry yesterday released its employment situation report for August 2014.

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State to Review Law Prohibiting Excessive Overtime for Health Care Worker

| September 19, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is launching a special performance audit of the Department of Labor and Industry’s implementation and enforcement of the Prohibition of Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act, commonly known as Act 102.

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Allegheny River Trail Acclaimed Nationwide

Allegheny River Trail Acclaimed Nationwide

| September 18, 2014

Fast becoming one of the most popular recreational attractions in northwestern Pennsylvania, the Allegheny River Trail is now being heralded across America.

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