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The Medical Minute: How Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings

| June 28, 2015

HERSHEY, Pa. – When it comes to breast cancer screening, the density of your breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why Pennsylvania is one of 21 states that have adopted laws requiring radiologists to include information about breast density in every woman’s mammogram report.

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Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Signs Three Bills Into Law

| June 28, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf signed three bills into law on Friday.

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PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday

| June 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation yesterday announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

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PA Banking and Securities Warns Consumers About Auto Title Loan Schemes

| June 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities has issued a Cease and Desist Order and is alerting the public about several unlicensed auto title loan schemes being perpetrated under the names Autoloans LLC, Car Loans LLC, and Loan Servicing Solutions LLC by William McKibbin III of Boca Raton, Fla., Kevin Cronin of […]

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Secretary of Health Urges HIV Testing for All Pennsylvanians

| June 27, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy is reminding Pennsylvanians that June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and urges all Pennsylvanians to get tested for HIV as part of their routine health care.

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Independence Day Marks PA’s Second Fish-for-Free Day

| June 26, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots over the July 4 holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).

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Attorney General Kane Offers Tips for Avoiding Popular Travel Scams

| June 25, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is offering guidance to Pennsylvanians on popular travel scams.

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Pennsylvania Knights of Columbus Help Set New K of C Charity Record

| June 25, 2015

NEW HAVEN, Ct. – As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis’ visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity.

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Hundreds from Across Pennsylvania Rally in State Capitol for Full and Fair Education Funding

Hundreds from Across Pennsylvania Rally in State Capitol for Full and Fair Education Funding

| June 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Hundreds of parents, students, clergy, local community leaders, teachers, and other educators from across Pennsylvania joined members of the Campaign for Fair Education Funding at the State Capitol yesterday to urge state lawmakers to create a basic education funding system to ensure that all students have access to a quality education no […]

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PA State Police Warn Residents of Common Spring and Summer Scams

| June 23, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Police issued the following release warning Pennsylvania residents of common scams and prevention tips:

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