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April 22, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is boosting its efforts to get voters to cast their primary election ballots by mail and says it would help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Industrial-size pallets of eggs
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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Some Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are calling on the governor’s office to help address issues in the food-supply chain. Read more here.
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Andrew Limberg
April 22, 2020 - 12:59 pm
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned a second wave of the coronavirus could be more devastating than the one we are currently dealing with.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 21, 2020 - 8:15 pm
A bill now headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would expand access to telemedicine in Pennsylvania. But the bill only passed the Senate after hours of fierce debate over an abortion-related provision, and the governor plans to veto it. Read more here.
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Map showing the number of Pennsylvanians who have tested positive for COVID-19 by ZIP code.
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KYW Staff
April 21, 2020 - 12:53 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Health officials reported almost 1,300 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday, and 360 new deaths — a huge jump from the prior day's count. Health officials are releasing ZIP code-level information about cases. Read the latest here.
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Face masks
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Mark Abrams
April 21, 2020 - 9:24 am
Berks County’s district attorney is cracking down on businesses refusing to follow the state’s orders to wear masks and follow other safety protocols. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Tony Romeo
April 20, 2020 - 7:04 pm
As promised, Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a bill that would have required him to draw up a plan to reopen businesses. Read more here.
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Bucks County commissioners
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Jim Melwert
April 20, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Bucks County commissioners held a community town hall on Facebook Live Monday, answering questions from residents about everything from small business loans to mandatory face masks. One of the bigger questions: How can Pennsylvania get to the point where it has enough tests to safely re-open...
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Harrisburg protest
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Tony Romeo
April 20, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the Pennsylvania’s Capitol building on Monday to protest Gov. Tom Wolf’s continued orders to close non-essential businesses. Read more here.
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Tom Wolf makes an announcement about Pennsylvania's fight against COVID-19.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 20, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday announced the first steps toward the state's plan to slowly reopen after May 8. Read more here.
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