Chester County

ventilator
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Jim Melwert
April 06, 2020 - 6:41 pm
Leaders of five southeastern Pennsylvania counties have sent Gov. Tom Wolf a letter asking his administration to develop a centralized system to help balance the load for hospitals across the state. Read more here.
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Donating money.
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John McDevitt
April 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
A foundation that addresses the needs of low-income populations in the Philadelphia region awards more than half a million dollars to several nonprofits fighting COVID-19. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Pennsylvania's state corrections officers' union wants the prison system to stop all transfers of inmates as a preventative measure against the new coronavirus spreading between institutions. The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed four more deaths, bringing the statewide count to seven...
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Coronavirus
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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Coronavirus
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KYW Staff
March 14, 2020 - 12:48 pm
In an unprecedented development, all federal civil and jury trials in Pennsylvania's Eastern District, as well as all sitting grand juries, have been suspended until further notice following a court order. Read more here.
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School closings
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Tim Jimenez
March 10, 2020 - 7:33 am
Dozens of schools across three Philadelphia-area counties are closed because of coronavirus concerns. Read more for the full list.
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Airport.
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Pat Toddy
March 05, 2020 - 10:10 pm
Many Pennsylvania State University students who were studying abroad in Italy are back home. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Jim Melwert
March 03, 2020 - 3:05 pm
A former Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been arrested in Chester County after a woman came forward alleging he molested her when she was a child. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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Jim Melwert
February 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
As Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf continues his tour of state-schools to push a new scholarship, his plan to raid a trust that’s funded by slots revenue has some people saying "hold your horses." Read more here.
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STEM students
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Jim Melwert
February 03, 2020 - 4:45 am
Chester County U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is trying to address the shortage of women in STEM careers — especially in engineering and math — with the new bipartisan Women in Stem Caucus. Read more here.
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