Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Kristen Johanson
March 27, 2020 - 5:48 pm
With a surge in unemployment and wage loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, top law enforcers in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania want federal authorities to allow penalty-free delays in student loan payments. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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March 27, 2020 - 2:55 pm
An order that restricts people's movement is being expanded to nine additional Pennsylvania counties, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday as his administration confirmed more coronavirus cases and deaths. Read more here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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Mike Dougherty
March 27, 2020 - 9:01 am
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is setting up a medical site at the former Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County. Read more here.
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Customers descended upon the Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Bensalem Sunday before its announced closing.
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Paul Kurtz
March 26, 2020 - 6:47 pm
The Wolf administration is resisting a lobbying campaign to reopen all 600 wine and spirits stores, which were closed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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N95 masks
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John McDevitt
March 26, 2020 - 6:15 pm
As COVID-19 continues to spread, area hospital workers and first responders are in desperate need of protective gear, like face masks and gloves. Here’s how you can donate to hospitals across the greater Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Rachel Kurland
March 26, 2020 - 3:47 pm
SEPTA and PATCO announced additional reductions to its services on Thursday, as the coronavirus crisis continues to impact ridership. Read more here.
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Boxes of Marshmallow Peeps are lined up at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa.
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AP News
March 26, 2020 - 12:47 pm
No more Peeps are being hatched for at least a couple of weeks — but it shouldn't affect Easter baskets. Read more here.
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Construction site closes due to coronavirus
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2020 - 11:41 am
A growing number of contractors, unions and Pennsylvania county government officials are pleading Gov. Tom Wolf to lift his ban on construction activity because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 8:07 am
Bills headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk will relax unemployment compensation rules for workers and employers and authorize $50 million to help Pennsylvania health care facilities meet the surge in need created by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: The U.S. Capitol is seen on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2020 - 7:34 pm
The $2 trillion stimulus package would give money directly to taxpayers, expand unemployment benefits, support small businesses and aid hospitals throughout the Philadelphia-area. Read more here.
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