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Commonwealth Judge Blocks PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

Commonwealth Judge Blocks PennDOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

| May 19, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – A Commonwealth Court judge has issued a preliminary injunction that will temporarily block PennDOT’s plan to toll nine Pennsylvania bridges, including the Canoe Creek bridges in Clarion County and the North Fork bridges in Jefferson County.

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Despite High Vaccination Rates Among Pa. Prisoners, Some Covid Restrictions Remain in Place

Despite High Vaccination Rates Among Pa. Prisoners, Some Covid Restrictions Remain in Place

| May 19, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — More than two years after the first coronavirus cases were reported in Pennsylvania state prisons, some of the mitigation measures Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration implemented to cut down on the spread of COVID-19 are still in place.

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Dr. Oz, McCormick Senate Race Remains Too Close To Call

Dr. Oz, McCormick Senate Race Remains Too Close To Call

| May 18, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The heated Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race between Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick remains too close to call.

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Mastriano Wins GOP Nomination For Governor, Will Face Democrat Shapiro in November

Mastriano Wins GOP Nomination For Governor, Will Face Democrat Shapiro in November

| May 18, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Retired U.S. Army Colonel and current state senator for Pennsylvania’s 33rd District Doug Mastriano is the projected winner of the commonwealth’s Republican primary for governor.

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Gov. Wolf: New Funding Awarded to Slippery Rock University for Manufacturing Internship Program

Gov. Wolf: New Funding Awarded to Slippery Rock University for Manufacturing Internship Program

| May 18, 2022

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday announced $179,181 in new funding for Slippery Rock University, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC), to support a student internship program at food and beverage manufacturing facilities in Allegheny, Butler, and Erie counties.

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Fetterman Wins Democratic Nod in U.S. Senate Race

Fetterman Wins Democratic Nod in U.S. Senate Race

| May 17, 2022

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (EYT) – John Fetterman is the winner of the Democratic nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania.

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When Do Polls Open In Pa.? All The Information You Need For The Pa. Primary 2022

When Do Polls Open In Pa.? All The Information You Need For The Pa. Primary 2022

| May 17, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s 2022 primary is just one day away.

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Pa.’s Richest Person Has Spent At Least $18 Million on the 2022 Primary — Mostly to Influence One Issue

Pa.’s Richest Person Has Spent At Least $18 Million on the 2022 Primary — Mostly to Influence One Issue

| May 17, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. – What does a conservative upstart challenging a top House Republican in York County have in common with a scion of a Democratic political family facing a progressive primary in Philadelphia?

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Department of State Election Returns Website to Provide First Look At Primary Election Results

Department of State Election Returns Website to Provide First Look At Primary Election Results

| May 17, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman on Monday reminded Pennsylvanians of the Pennsylvania Department of State’s election night returns website, which will offer up-to-the-minute results from counties after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. on May 17.

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​​​​​​​AAA: Nearly Every State Above $4 per Gallon

​​​​​​​AAA: Nearly Every State Above $4 per Gallon

| May 17, 2022

VENANGO CO., Pa. – Gas prices are 13 cents higher in Western Pennsylvania this week at $4.520 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

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