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  1. Depts. of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    The Wolf Administration has announced 289 drug overdoses have been reversed statewide since Pennsylvania State Police and local police departments have begun carrying the life-saving drug kits, naloxone. Heroin and opioid overdose are the leading cause of accidental death in Pennsylvania, killing more individuals than those involved in fatal motor vehicle accidents.

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  2. Emergency hole repair causes traffic tie-up on I-81Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

    A hole that opened up on the deck of the bridge at Exit 164, Nanticoke, on southbound Interstate 81 led to traffic tie-ups Monday morning as Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews performed an emergency repair. PennDOT spokesman James May said a section of the road had been undermined, "and then it kind of all caved in at once."

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  3. On Native GroundA Black Friday for Walmart as it Gets a Taste of People PowerRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2012 | American Reporter

    A white Ford F-250 pick-up rumbled through town, a Confederate rebel flag flapping on a pole behind the cab; on the rear bumper were a pro-life and three anti-Obama stickers, the thrust of two of which are not fit for a family newspaper. It wasn't a lone-wolf protest; several cars, trucks, and homes in the area sport the same flags and messages.

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  4. The WilliesCELEBRATING CHRISTRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2012 | American Reporter

    It's the beginning of April, and that means I have just finished celebrating New Year's Eve, and will soon begin shopping for Valentine's gifts. In a month or two, I may even get around to toasting St. Patrick.

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  5. Market MoverHONOR the LivingRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2011 | American Reporter

    If the first-year gross anatomy class at the Penn State's Hershey Medical School needs spare body parts to study, they can visit the cloakroom of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. That's where most of the legislators left their spines.

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  6. How sound are Pennsylvania's oil and gas wells?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Hundreds of oil and gas well owners failed to submit required reports this year that are meant to document whether Pennsylvania's active wells are structurally sound or showing signs of leaks and decay. The roughly 450 well owners who were sent violation notices for the missing reports by the Department of Environmental Protection represent a small fraction of the roughly 5,600 oil and gas operators with active wells in the state.

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  7. Fracking near schools is bad for chldren's health.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    We commend J erome Paulson's op-ed on fracking near schools . A range of environmental hazards often negatively impact a student's ability to consistently attend school and learn.

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  8. ATV safety examined after three fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    After three adults died in all-terrain vehicle crashes around Pittsburgh within two days, famed forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht weighs in on Pennsylvania's ATV regulations. Wecht has performed dozens of autopsies on ATV crash victims.

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  9. Pope's visit to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary expected to be rowdy, reverentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior speaks at a news conference at the Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa. Pope Francis is scheduled to celebrate a Mass at the Saint Martin of Tours chapel at the seminary during his visit to Philadelphia in September.

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  10. Human case of West Nile virus found in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC 27

    A man who ran a popular restaurant in western Michigan while telling the government he couldn't work because of a bad The case was reported Monday by both the Department of Health and Department of Environmental Protection. It's the 8th human case of West Nile this year in Pennsylvania.

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  11. Editorials from around OhioRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Review

    Ohio lawmakers are getting ready to approve a bill that would make it illegal to get an abortion because of a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome - an invasive, unconstitutional proposal designed by advocates of compulsory pregnancy. The measure is so extreme that even amid widespread efforts in many other states to criminalize abortion, it has made Ohio the subject of national ridicule.

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  12. Pennsylvania and Maryland Active with P3 Transportation ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation expects to award bids to develop compressed natural gas refueling stations throughout the state by the end of 2015 as the agency and its counterpart in Maryland increasingly employ Public-Private Partnership laws to align with private partners to facilitate new transportation projects. On September 29, 2014, Pennsylvania's P3 Board authorized PennDOT to seek a private partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain up to 37 CNG filling stations.

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  13. Markley Street In Norristown Will Reopen To Two-Way TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    After over two and a half years of work, two way traffic on Markely Street will reopen on Friday, September 4, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced on Monday. A ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Markley and Brown streets will celebrate the reopening, PennDOT said.

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  14. Pennsylvania school takes second in International Envirothon: Outdoor InsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    A five-member team of high school students from Penncrest High School in Media, Delaware County, finished second in the 2015 International NCF-Envirothon, the largest high school environmental education competition that began earlier this year with more than 4,000 high schools competing at the local level. A week-long North American natural resource education competition, Envirothon is a program of the National Conservation Foundation, working in partnership with Smithfield Foods, local conservation districts, forestry associations, educators and cooperating natural resources agencies to organize and conduct competitions on the local, regional, state and/or provincial level.

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  15. PennDOT, Police Focus on Reduction of Drugged, Alcohol-Related Crashes through Labor Day RSSRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NorthcentralPa.com

    As part of a focus on reducing drug- and alcohol-related crashes, PennDOT, state police and municipal police will take part in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement initiative through Labor Day. "Even though the number of people killed in drug- and alcohol-related crashes decreased last year, we and law enforcement will not reduce our efforts to make Pennsylvania roads safer," said PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards.

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  16. Scott to head to Kentucky to lure businesses next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Gov. Rick Scott has a message for business owners in the Bluegrass State: the sun shines brighter in Florida than on your old Kentucky home. Scott will head to Kentucky in September on a business development mission to entice businesses to relocate to Florida, according to a release from his office.

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  17. Recovering addicts share painful stories of getting clean to help others for Recovery Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    At an event Monday, officials highlighted international overdose day and also kicked off drug and alcohol recovery month. The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Department of Health held the event at Gaudenzia Concept 90 to raise awareness of the drug overdose crisis in Pennsylvania and focus on recovery through the Building Bridges to Recovery initiative.

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  18. Order stalls development on hog farm in Big Cove TanneryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A sign along Great Cove Road, south of McConnellsburg on Thursday, September 11, 2014 read in opposition to a proposed hog farm in the area. A sign along Great Cove Road, south of McConnellsburg on Thursday, September 11, 2014 read in opposition to a proposed hog farm in the area.

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  19. 289 Pennsylvanians saved by NaloxoneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    The Wolf Administration today announced 289 drug overdoses have been reversed statewide since Pennsylvania State Police and local police departments have begun carrying the life-saving drug kits, naloxone. Heroin and opioid overdose are the leading cause of accidental death in Pennsylvania, killing more individuals than those involved in fatal motor vehicle accidents.

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  20. Should prison sentences be partially based on possible, future crimes? Pennsylvania thinks soRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Pennsylvania judges could soon weigh the likelihood that someone will commit another crime in the future to help them determine how many months and years someone will be sentenced. Pennsylvania judges could soon weigh the likelihood that someone will commit another crime in the future to help them determine how many months and years someone will be sentenced.

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