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PennDOT Officials Say They’re Ready For A Messy Thanksgiving Eve

PennDOT says they will have 444 snow plow trucks ready for this winter in the Philadelphia area and they have over 100,000 tons of salt ready to go.

11/25/2014

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While Crews Gear Up To Tackle Snowy Roads, PennDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Prepared And Flexible When Traveling

PennDOT says crews are monitoring the forecast and they will be prepared to take on the wintry weather conditions.

11/24/2014

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As First Snowflakes Of The Season Fall, Local Residents Getting Ready For Winter Ahead

It’s just like going to the dentist — you don’t want to go buy salt, but you know you should.

11/13/2014

(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

PennDOT Gears Up For Winter

PennDOT’s Gene Blaum says the 36 salt sheds around the region are receiving deliveries with the aim of filling them up by the time the first snowfall hits the area.

10/20/2014

December 8, 2013: Snow falls on Route 322 in Delaware County.

Delaware County Emergency Responders Prepare To Respond To Whatever The Next Storm Brings

Delaware County Council Chairman Tom McGarrigle says extra staffers are being brought in to handle an anticipated crush of emergency calls at the 911 Center.

02/12/2014

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Abundance Of Winter Storms Proving Costly For New Jersey Towns

The Borough of Bellmawr keeps close figures on much they spend each time there is a snow storm and this year budgets are getting busted.

02/12/2014

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No Rock Salt? Some Common Items That May Help You Handle The Ice

Customer after customer came looking for firewood, rock salt, and perhaps a little hope this storm won’t be as nasty as the last one.

02/11/2014

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Salt Shortages Causing Concern As 11th Winter Storm Approaches

It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.

02/11/2014

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Drivers Scramble To Clean Their Cars Before Next Winter Storm Hits

With the sunshine not exactly gleaming off their salt covered vehicles, drivers lined up at Sparkles Car Wash in Blackwood.

01/31/2014

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Residents In Bucks County Dig Out & Try To Stay Safe In The Bitter Cold

The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.

01/22/2014

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PennDOT Crews Alter Salt Mixture In An Effort To Keep Roads Clear

PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.

01/21/2014

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PennDOT Testing Beet Juice To Treat Icy, Snowy Roads In Western Pa.

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?

01/03/2014

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Camden County Public Works Crews Work To Make Road Conditions As Safe As Possible

In Camden, County Public Works crews got on the job at 5 a.m. and the work didn’t stop until well after lunch.

12/10/2013

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Diet Increases Risk For Kidney Stones

One thing we are learning is that diet plays an important role in the development of kidney stones, especially in people who are predisposed to the condition.

09/02/2013

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CDC Study Finds Children Eating Too Much Salt, At Risk Of High Blood Pressure

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added to the relatively scarce information about how much salt American kids eat — and it’s too much.

09/17/2012

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