Pennsylvania

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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SEPTA
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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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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
March 25, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers voted to delay its primary election by five weeks to June 2, potentially past the spike of the state's spreading coronavirus cases. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot.
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Flashpoint
March 25, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of State is working to implement the commonwealth’s new mail-in ballot options for voters. Officials are also making a number of policy changes to make it easier for professionals during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Bunker Gun Shop in Warminster.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:56 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is quietly allowing gun shops to reopen on a limited basis during the coronavirus pandemic after several justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court urged him to do so. Delaware County officials reported two coronavirus-related deaths of county residents on Tuesday. Read more here.
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razor wire on perimeter fence
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Cherri Gregg
March 24, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the release of more than a dozen detainees housed in Pennsylvania facilities due to the spread of coronavirus. Advocates are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf to step in. Read more here.
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