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Wolf says he'll push for passage of Pa. minimum wage hike
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:46:45 -0800

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf says passage of a higher minimum wage in Pennsylvania is a priority of his in the current legislative session.

Dairy Herd Management
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:19:39 -0800

Pennsylvania’s Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE) presented three Pacesetter Awards at the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, Feb. 5, in Lancaster, Pa. The awards were presented to Jeff Raney from Adamsville, Crawford County; Brubaker Farms of Mount Joy, Lancaster County, and Central Pennsylvania Food Bank of Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

Speed restrictions lifted on most area highways
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:00:36 -0800

UPDATE: According to PennDOT, speed limit restrictions that were in place on most major highways in south central Pennsylvania have been lifted. The exception is with major roads in Lancaster County including: Route 30, Route 283 and Route 222 between Route 30 and the Berks County line. ...

Penn National Race Course trainer sentenced for rigging races
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:39:58 -0800

Harrisburg -- A thoroughbred horse trainer from Grantville who raced horses at Penn National Race Course was sentenced in Dauphin County court on Monday for rigging races by administering drugs to horses.

PennDOT reduces speed limits on major roads
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:05:45 -0800

Because of the winter storm affecting the region, PennDOT has temporarily reduced the speed limit on major roadways in south central Pennsylvania.

Judge orders Harrisburg to stop enforcing 3 gun ordinances
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:17:38 -0800

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A judge is ruling that Pennsylvania's capital city cannot enforce three gun-control ordinances.

Wolf says he'll push for passage of state minimum wage hike
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:34:45 -0800

Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that passage of a higher minimum wage in Pennsylvania is one of his priorities in the current legislative session. Wolf said he backs a bill sponsored by Rep. Patty Kim, a Dauphin ...

Powerball Tickets Worth $2 Million and $1 Million Sold in Lycoming, Delaware Counties
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:36:36 -0800

The ticket worth $2 million was sold by Unity Food Mart, 219 N. Main St., Muncy, Lycoming County. It was sold with the $1 Power Play® option, which boosted the prize to $2 million

Man, 59, dead after fleeing traffic stop in Dauphin County, police say
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:05:33 -0800

One man is dead after fleeing from an officer following a traffic stop in Hummelstown, Dauphin County.

Pa. Trainer Gets 6 Months For Drugging Horses, Rigging Races
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:41:48 -0800

A central Pennsylvania horse trainer has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for rigging races by drugging up his rides.