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PA Unemployment Rate at 5.8% in August

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry yesterday released its employment situation report for August 2014. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 20, 2014 · Local News, PA News

State to Review Law Prohibiting Excessive Overtime for Health Care Workers

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is launching a special performance audit of the Department of Labor and Industry’s implementation and enforcement of the Prohibition of Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act, commonly known as Act 102. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 19, 2014 · Local News, PA News

DCED Collaboration with Jefferson County Communities Wins National Innovation Award

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker yesterday announced that the Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA) has awarded the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) the 2014 Presidential Award for Innovation for the Blueprint Communities initiative. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 18, 2014 · Local News, PA News

GantDaily: Woman Facing 763 Theft Charges Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD, Pa. – A Clearfield woman has waived her right to a preliminary hearing on more than 2,800 counts of theft charges, according to online court documents. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 17, 2014 · Local News, PA News
First Cluster of EV-D68 Cases Confirmed in Pennsylvania

First Cluster of EV-D68 Cases Confirmed in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced three confirmed cases of EV-D68 in Pennsylvania residents. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 17, 2014 · Local News, PA News
State Police Identify Accused Cop Killer; Massive Manhunt Underway

State Police Identify Accused Cop Killer; Massive Manhunt Underway

PIKE COUNTY, Pa. – A suspect has been identified in the Friday night ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police Officers at Blooming Grove police barracks, leaving one trooper dead, another critically wounded. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 16, 2014 · Local News, PA News, Police & Fire Calls
Purple Heart Award Ceremony for State Trooper Bradley Wilson Postponed

Purple Heart Award Ceremony for State Trooper Bradley Wilson Postponed

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. - Due to the death of Corporal Bryon K Dickson II, who was fatally wounded during an ambush-style attack at the PSP-Blooming Grove Station on September 12, the Purple Heart Ceremony for Trooper Bradley Wilson scheduled for September 17 at the Punxsutawney Headquarters is postponed. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 16, 2014 · Local News, PA News, Uncategorized

Nominations Being Accepted for 2015 Trail of the Year, Members for Trail Advisory Committee

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2015 Trail of the Year, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced yesterday. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 16, 2014 · Local News, PA News
Pa. Drivers Rank 2nd Among Most Likely To Hit Deer

Pa. Drivers Rank 2nd Among Most Likely To Hit Deer

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) - A new study shows the chance of a Pennsylvania driver striking a deer is 1 in 71, ranking motorists in the Keystone State as second most likely to hit a deer. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 16, 2014 · Local News, PA News
Corbett Signs Execution Warrant for Pa. Man Convicted in Triple Murder

Corbett Signs Execution Warrant for Pa. Man Convicted in Triple Murder

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Corbett today signed an execution warrant for Miguel A. Padilla, who was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of Alfred Mignogna, Frederick Rickabaugh and Stephen Heiss, outside an Altoona private social club in August of 2005. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 15, 2014 · PA News