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PA Commission for Women Announces Business Plan Competition; Winner Will Receive $10,000 Cash Prize

| July 30, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Commission for Women and the Pennsylvania Chapters of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) yesterday announced a Business Plan Competition for women business owners in Pennsylvania.

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Attorney General Kane Warns Consumers of Recent Phone Scams

| July 29, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is warning Pennsylvania consumers about several scams that have been reported to the Bureau of Consumer Protection in recent weeks.

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Pennsylvania to Host the Nation’s Top Horses for $450,000 Adios Race in Suburban Pittsburgh

| July 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, Pa. – The world’s hottest harness racing action returns to Pennsylvania Saturday, July 26, with the 48th Adios Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington, Pa.

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Artillery Live-Fire Exercise Planned at Fort Indiantown Gap

| July 26, 2014

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. – An artillery live-fire exercise using 155-millimeter rounds is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, through Thursday, July 31, at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County.

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PA Game Commission Welcomes New Deputy Executive Director

| July 26, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission has a new deputy executive director of administration.

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US Congress Computers Banned from Editing Wikipedia After Staff Allegedly Caught Trolling

| July 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – WIKIPEDIA has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to “disruptive” revisions of the online encyclopedia.

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Governor Corbett Signs Execution Warrant for Man Convicted of Murdering Teen

| July 25, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Corbett yesterday signed an execution warrant for Hubert L. Michael, Jr., who pled guilty in October 1994 to Kidnapping and First Degree Murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trista Eng.

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Banking and Securities Department Launches Online Resource for Pennsylvania Start-Ups

| July 25, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Business owners looking to raise capital to expand or start new businesses have a new resource at the Department of Banking and Securities’ website to help guide them in the offering and sales of securities.

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DEP Extends Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program Until December 31

| July 25, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until December 31.

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July 31 Deadline to Enter Drawing for Elk Licenses

| July 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – No bull. Those who don’t act fast will miss out on their chance to participate in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt.

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