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Attorney General Kathleen Kane Warns of Potential Summer Job Scams

| May 7, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane warned college and high school students seeking summer employment to beware of potential scams.

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Pennsylvania DEP Celebrates National Drinking Water Week

| May 6, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is celebrating National Drinking Water Week from May 3 to May 9. DEP encourages Pennsylvanians to conserve water and make every drop count.

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Pennsylvania DEP Begins Helicopter Spraying to Control Black Flies

| May 5, 2015

VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has begun aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 36 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies, also referred to as gnats. The Allegheny River, French Creek, Oil Creek, Sandy Creek, and Sugar Creek are waterways in Venango County scheduled to be sprayed for […]

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FEMA Encourages Americans to Participate in Disaster Preparedness Campaign

| May 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) survey found that nearly 60 percent of American adults have not practiced what to do in a disaster by participating in a disaster drill or preparedness exercise at work, school, or home in the past year.

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The Medical Minute: How Artificial Tanning Can Lead to Melanoma

| May 3, 2015

HERSHEY, Pa. – Young women may be up on the latest fashions and trends as they prepare for prom season. But what many don’t know is that the tan that looks oh-so-good with their dress may be the first step toward skin cancer.

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In-Season Trout Stockings Still Going Strong

| May 1, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is reminding anglers that the stocking season is still going strong and plenty of opportunities are available to catch brook, brown and rainbow trout.

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Attorney General Kane Warns of Potential Scams Related to Recent Earthquake in Nepal

| April 30, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Yesterday Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane warned Pennsylvanians to be aware of schemes related to the recent earthquake in Nepal.

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Pennsylvania’s Spring Gobbler Season Kicks Off Saturday with Youth Hunt

Pennsylvania’s Spring Gobbler Season Kicks Off Saturday with Youth Hunt

| April 24, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Another spring gobbler season is just days away from kicking off.

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PA Department of Human Services Eliminates SNAP Asset Test

| April 23, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced that as of April 27, 2015, it is eliminating the SNAP asset test.

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Attorney General Kane Warns Consumers of Reoccurring Credit Card Phone Scam

| April 23, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane yesterday alerted Commonwealth residents of a reoccurring telephone scam in which consumers have been told there is a “freeze” or “hold” on their credit cards.

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