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AG Shapiro Announces Settlement With Tobacco Companies

AG Shapiro Announces Settlement With Tobacco Companies

HARRISBURG, Pa. — On Thursday, June 21, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that his office reached a settlement on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with various tobacco companies, resolving 20 years of disputes and future disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 22, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
BREAKING NEWS: PA Supreme Court Order Stays Issuance of Grand Jury Report on Sexual Abuse within Catholic Church

BREAKING NEWS: PA Supreme Court Order Stays Issuance of Grand Jury Report on Sexual Abuse within Catholic Church

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Late Wednesday, June 20, afternoon, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania accepted legal challenges to the issuing of a grand jury report detailing widespread sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 20, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Attorney General Shapiro Partners with FTC, 11 State AG’s to Alert Small Businesses to Potential Scams

Attorney General Shapiro Partners with FTC, 11 State AG’s to Alert Small Businesses to Potential Scams

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced a bipartisan partnership with 11 other Attorneys General, the Federal Trade Commission, the Better Business Bureau, and other agencies on “Operation Main Street” – a joint effort to alert small businesses to scams designed to defraud them and offer tips to avoid being scammed. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 19, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Chronic Wasting Disease Cases Multiply in Pennsylvania

Chronic Wasting Disease Cases Multiply in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The number of chronic wasting disease cases continues to multiply in Pennsylvania, and more of the state’s residents are being impacted by rules that aim to slow the spread of the disease, which always is fatal to the deer and elk it infects. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 16, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
DEP Urges Homeowners to Check for Mine Subsidence Risks

DEP Urges Homeowners to Check for Mine Subsidence Risks

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania homeowners have new tools at their disposal to identify risks and insure their property from underground mine subsidence, thanks to a newly revamped website from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). FULL ARTICLE
by · June 15, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Governor Wolf, PEMA Provide Update on Tornado Damage in NE Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf, PEMA Provide Update on Tornado Damage in NE Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As severe storms Wednesday night affected much of Northeast Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf and officials at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) provided an update on the storm damage caused by a possible tornado and next steps in the region. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 15, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Penn State Fraternity Brother Pleads Guilty to Hazing and Other Charges in Piazza Case

Penn State Fraternity Brother Pleads Guilty to Hazing and Other Charges in Piazza Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro yesterday announced that one of the fraternity brothers charged in the 2017 hazing death of Penn State student Tim Piazza has pleaded guilty to four counts of hazing and five counts relating to unlawful acts involving liquor in Centre County Court. FULL ARTICLE
Pennsylvanians Reminded of Support Available for Mental Health Needs

Pennsylvanians Reminded of Support Available for Mental Health Needs

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Recent data released by the CDC indicates suicide rates are rising across the U.S., including Pennsylvania, where the rate of suicide among people of all ages increased by 34 percent from 1999 through 2016. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania DEP Secretary Visits Marienville Area Library Rain Garden Project

Pennsylvania DEP Secretary Visits Marienville Area Library Rain Garden Project

MARIENVILLE, Pa. – Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell visited the Marienville Area Library rain garden today to tout the significance of the state-funded project. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
New Statewide ‘Resurface PA’ Initiative to Attack Potholes Continues

New Statewide ‘Resurface PA’ Initiative to Attack Potholes Continues

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – On Friday, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 11 Executive Cheryl Moon-Sirianni to discuss the details of Resurface PA, the administration’s new statewide initiative to accelerate repaving work on interstates and attack potholes across Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News