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PA Treasurer Torsella Warns of Possible Unclaimed Property Scams

PA Treasurer Torsella Warns of Possible Unclaimed Property Scams

| May 19, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella yesterday warned of a surge in unclaimed property scams targeting victims through fake letters and emails in which scammers portray themselves as National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA) or state Treasury representatives.

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AG: Man Cons Woman Out of Money By Pretending to be U.S. Marshal with Cancer

AG: Man Cons Woman Out of Money By Pretending to be U.S. Marshal with Cancer

| May 18, 2017

ERIE, Pa. – A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of wire fraud and engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced Wednesday.

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Northwest Pennsylvania Teen Wins State Driving Competition

Northwest Pennsylvania Teen Wins State Driving Competition

| May 13, 2017

CAMP HILL, Pa. (EYT) – Kierstin Peabody, a Mercer County teen, was announced the winner of the annual state Youth Driving Championship in Camp Hill on May 9.

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Wolf Joins PennDOT in Reminding Motorcyclists to Ride Safely

Wolf Joins PennDOT in Reminding Motorcyclists to Ride Safely

| May 2, 2017

HARRISBURG – With both temperatures and the number of motorcycles appearing on Pennsylvania roadways rising, the Wolf Administration reminds everyone to share the road safely during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May.

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Pa. Medical Marijuana Program Rollout Inches Closer to Reality

Pa. Medical Marijuana Program Rollout Inches Closer to Reality

| April 27, 2017

Harrisburg, PA – Wednesday, at her regular briefing of the status of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy provided an update on the application intake process for growers/processors and dispensaries and discussed steps moving forward for practitioner and patient regulations.

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Venango County to Receive Nearly $70k for Oil Creek Freight Project

Venango County to Receive Nearly $70k for Oil Creek Freight Project

| April 25, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf announced new project approvals through the State Transportation Commission totaling more than $40 million in funding that will support an estimated 375 jobs in rail freight projects statewide.

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Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud

| April 22, 2017

HERSHEY, Pa. – On Friday Governor Tom Wolf joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss measures the Wolf Administration has taken to help protect senior citizens from financial scams and fraud.

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Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

Pa. State Constable Accused of Soliciting Sex, Bribery

| April 20, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Wednesday the arrest of a suspended Pennsylvania state constable accused of abusing his official authority by soliciting at least seven women for sex.

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Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

Pennsylvania’s CARE Act Takes Effect April 20

| April 20, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Beginning Thursday, April 20, more than 1.6 million family caregivers across Pennsylvania will now receive critical assistance to help older loved ones remain at home with the implementation of the state’s Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act.

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New Details Emerge in Death of Facebook Killer

New Details Emerge in Death of Facebook Killer

| April 19, 2017

ERIE, Pa. (EYT) – According to Erie-based State Police, an alert citizen spotted Facebook killer Steven Stephens late Tuesday morning.

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