Pennsylvania

School classroom
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KYW Staff
June 03, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Education officials say in-person instruction at elementary and secondary schools can resume on July 1 with the development of a coronavirus health and safety plan. Read more here.
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Voters cast ballots in primary elections on June 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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KYW Staff
June 02, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Pennsylvania held a primary election Tuesday amid protests and coronavirus concerns. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
June 01, 2020 - 6:56 pm
After weeks of county officials in Pennsylvania scrambling to try to meet the deadline to get voters’ mail-in ballots on the eve of the election, Gov. Tom Wolf has extended the deadline.
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Philadelphia riots
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Tony Romeo
June 01, 2020 - 3:04 pm
On the eve of an “unprecedented” primary election in Pennsylvania, the secretary of the commonwealth confirms that the State Department is closely monitoring both the COVID-19 crisis and civil unrest in Philadelphia, marking an election with both progress and challenges. Read more here.
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Voting pins
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Jim Melwert
June 01, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Montgomery County is adding more drop-off boxes to collect mail-in ballots. The move comes as Pennsylvania counties struggle to deal with hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballot requests amid the pandemic. Read more here.
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Amtrak
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Paul Kurtz
June 01, 2020 - 1:46 pm
The beginning of June marks the return of three popular Amtrak lines that run through Philadelphia: the Keystone, Pennsylvanian and Acela routes, which will run on a modified basis. Read more here.
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Craft beer delivery
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Paul Kurtz
May 31, 2020 - 6:59 pm
Their taprooms may be idle, but area breweries have found other ways to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus lockdown. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia and the surrounding counties will move from the “red” to the “yellow” phase next Friday, as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s stoplight-colored three-phase reopening plan. But health officials caution that just because some restrictions are lifted doesn’t mean the virus has gone away. Read more...
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Philadelphia skyline along the Schuylkill River, known as the Schuylkill Banks.
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Holli Stephens
May 29, 2020 - 5:00 am
Believe it or not, this weekend is jam-packed with happenings in Philadelphia. From creative bike paths to virtual zoo animal visits, we’ve got you covered. Check out The KYW To-Do List for more things to do in Philadelphia or around your home this weekend.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A bill headed to Gov. Wolf’s desk will distribute the lion’s share of Pennsylvania’s federal pandemic aid money, which includes hundreds of millions for nursing homes and long-term living facilities. Read more here.
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