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Buck Harvest Up 9 Percent in 2016-2017 Seasons

Buck Harvest Up 9 Percent in 2016-2017 Seasons

HARRISBURG, Pa. —  Pennsylvania’s buck harvest increased 9 percent, and the overall deer harvest was up 6 percent, in the 2016-17 seasons, which closed in January, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 25, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports

PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5 Percent in February

HARRISBURG, Pa. - — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report Friday for the month of February. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 25, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News

Pa. Game Commissioners To Adopt 2017-18 Hunting & Trapping Seasons

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its second quarterly meeting of 2017 on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28 at the Game Commission’s Harrisburg headquarters. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 25, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Pennsylvania National Guard Officer Accused of Soliciting Sex from Minor

Pennsylvania National Guard Officer Accused of Soliciting Sex from Minor

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced criminal charges Tuesday against a Hummelstown man accused of soliciting sex from a minor who told him she was 14 years old. FULL ARTICLE

PennDOT: Online Public Meeting to be Held Today, Public Encouraged to Register

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding Pennsylvanians that the public comment period on transportation priorities for the Twelve Year Transportation Program update is open, and that they’re encouraged to register for and participate in an online public meeting on Tuesday, March 21, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 21, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Toomey-Led Resolution Taking on Opioid Abuse Passes Senate

Toomey-Led Resolution Taking on Opioid Abuse Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the United States Senate unanimously adopted a resolution offered by Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and a bipartisan group of four other senators aimed at raising awareness of the devastating role played by illicit fentanyl as part of the country’s heroin and opioid overdose epidemic. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 18, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Gov. Wolf Joins Steelers Legend Franco Harris to Announce New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Gov. Wolf Joins Steelers Legend Franco Harris to Announce New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris, joined state and local leaders at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Montefiore Thursday to announce new prescribing guideline recommendations for the safe and effective use of opioids in orthopedics and sports medicine. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 17, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips on Dealing with Winter Weather Damage to Homes and Automobiles

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Offers Tips on Dealing with Winter Weather Damage to Homes and Automobiles

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller Wednesday offered tips to consumers whose home or automobile may have sustained damage from this week's winter storm. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 16, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Department of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Stay Healthy and Safe by Preparing for Major Winter Storm

Department of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Stay Healthy and Safe by Preparing for Major Winter Storm

HARRISBURG — Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy urged Pennsylvanians Monday to take important precautions to ensure their health and safety, and that of their loved ones, during a major winter storm that is expected to bring significant snowfall to much of the commonwealth beginning this evening. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 14, 2017 · Local News, News, PA News
Gov. Wolf Announces Emergency Travel Restrictions Ahead of Winter Storm

Gov. Wolf Announces Emergency Travel Restrictions Ahead of Winter Storm

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency Monday in anticipation of a significant winter snowstorm that will impact the state starting Monday evening through late Tuesday, and announced PennDOT and the Turnpike will restrict speeds on interstates and some large commercial vehicular travel. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 13, 2017 · Alert, Local News, News, PA News