Pennsylvania

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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
Bob Asher, Pennsylvania's longtime Republican national committeeman, announced last week he will not seek re-election in an effort to smooth over what he says he thinks has become a "destructive process." Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 27, 2020 - 1:51 pm
The Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Human Services announced a new strategy Saturday to ease long-term care facility restrictions. Read more here.
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2020 - 1:42 pm
A magisterial district judge has tossed charges against the head of security for the company building the Mariner East pipelines. Read more here.
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Beau, a five-month-old giraffe at the Philadelphia Zoo Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Holli Stephens
June 26, 2020 - 5:00 am
Reopenings, art shows, Fourth of July pre-celebrations, and more — all on The KYW To-Do List.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
June 24, 2020 - 7:59 pm
The Pennsylvania House and Senate Wednesday each sent the other chamber a pair of law enforcement reform bills without a single no vote for any of the bills. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
June 24, 2020 - 5:39 pm
Federal authorities say they have cracked a major heroin ring that’s been supplying drugs in the Philadelphia area and Atlantic City. Read more here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said the Glen Mills Schools “failed in numerous ways” to protect its students, according to an audit of the Delaware County-based reform school. Read more here.
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Steve has been working for more than 50 years for a family-owned department store chain that has several retail outlets in the western suburbs.
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Mark Abrams
June 23, 2020 - 9:58 am
As southeastern Pennsylvania prepares to go into the “green" phase of COVID-19 recovery, that will still require wearing a mask in many public places. Some store employees say a vocal minority of people kick uop a fuss about the requirement. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
June 22, 2020 - 7:16 pm
Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania are getting ready to move to the least restrictive “green” phase on Friday, but Montgomery County officials are reminding residents that this doesn't mean the virus is gone. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
June 19, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Southeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester, will move into Gov. Tom Wolf’s “green” phase on June 26. Philadelphia will too, but with a more cautious approach guided by city officials. Read the latest here.
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