Pennsylvania

College admissions scandal
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AP News
May 26, 2020 - 11:46 am
A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. Read more here.
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Chickens being processed for Costco at the Lincoln Premium Poultry plant in Fremont Nebraska on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
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Mark Abrams
May 26, 2020 - 11:04 am
At the peak of the pandemic, Pennsylvania chicken farms were forced to euthanize tens of thousands of birds due to an economic downfall and a break in the supply chain. The poultry industry is continuing to adjust to meet demands — wherever and whatever they are. Read more here.
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A field at East Redding Little League is locked on Friday, May 8, 2020.
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Dave Uram
May 25, 2020 - 10:45 am
While there won’t be a Little League World Series in 2020, because of the coronavirus pandemic, that doesn’t mean youth baseball and softball can’t take place. Read more here.
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Summer camp
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2020 - 6:10 pm
The Wolf administration released summer camp and recreation guidelines on Friday, but some camp directors are still scrambling to figure out whether or not they'll be able to open this summer. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf “anticipates” that southeastern Pennsylvania counties currently in the “red” phase of his reopening plan — including the greater Philadelphia area — will move to the “yellow” phase on June 5, he announced on Friday. Read the latest here.
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Barbed wire
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Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2020 - 3:31 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is gearing up to reopen after nearly two months of a statewide facility lockdown designed to stop the spread of COVID-19. The agency’s strategy corresponds to the statewide reopening plan. Read more here.
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New Jersey’s new law banning smoking on public beaches and in parks statewide is now in effect. But the legislation lacks one important provision: who enforces it?
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Mike Dougherty
May 22, 2020 - 9:54 am
The Jersey Shore is open for Memorial Day weekend, and officials in Pennsylvania say a road trip to the coast isn't their recommended treatment for cabin fever. Read more here.
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Peonies
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Holli Stephens
May 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
Memorial Day certainly looks different this year, but you can still enjoy it. Check out The KYW To-Do List for more things to do in Philadelphia at or around your home this weekend.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 21, 2020 - 9:25 pm
T he secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections told state senators this past week that the release of some inmates from state prisons during the pandemic is about protecting the community, as well as inmates and staff. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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AP News
May 21, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Some counties in Pennsylvania could see practically all of the state's pandemic restrictions on business activity and gatherings lifted in the coming days, other than social-distancing and health-monitoring guidelines that are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest...
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