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Holli Stephens
July 24, 2020 - 5:00 am
From the reopened Barnes Foundation and Sesame Place to local flea markets and drive-in movie theaters, there are a lot of activities to choose from this weekend — when was the last time you heard that? Plan your weekend now with The KYW To-Do List.
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Jim Melwert
July 23, 2020 - 4:12 pm
The wording in the guidance from Harrisburg on reopening schools is causing some serious headaches as districts try to balance the safety of students with the needs of education. Read more here.
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West Nile virus
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Dan Majka
July 23, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Pennsylvania reported its first probable human case of West Nile virus this year. State health officials are reminding residents to take precautions. Read more here.
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Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge
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Tim Jimenez
July 23, 2020 - 8:17 am
Republican Tom Ridge, formerly the governor of Pennsylvania, and the first secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, continues to criticize the Trump administration’s planned deployment of federal agents in cities. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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July 22, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Lebanon County filed suit Wednesday to compel Gov. Tom Wolf to release $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funding that he withheld after county leaders defied his shutdown orders. Read more here.
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July 22, 2020 - 9:30 am
With many summer activities and events cancelled due to the coronavirus, many are already getting ready for next season. Hershey is releasing their pumpkin pie-flavored Kit Kat bar early this year.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, April 27, 2020, in Washington.
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Tim Jimenez
July 22, 2020 - 7:45 am
Mayor Jim Kenney and 14 other Democratic mayors sent a letter to Trump administration officials expressing their opposition to the use of federal forces in their cities.
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A spotted lanternfly tape trap.
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Kim Glovas
July 20, 2020 - 5:49 pm
You’ve probably noticed a few of those sticky traps wrapped around trees in suburban regions. They’re intended to catch and kill invasive spotted lanternflies, but the viscous adhesives are becoming a hazard for other wildlife. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
July 20, 2020 - 10:01 am
Pennsylvania’s state parks are setting records for campground usage as more people seek an outdoor escape from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Jim Melwert
July 20, 2020 - 8:13 am
An amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would put limits on the governor’s ability to declare emergencies is one step closer to being put before voters. Read more here.
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