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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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Drive-thru coronavirus testing
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 9:28 am
A new drive-thru testing site opened up this week in Delaware County, but those who want to get tested there don’t have much time. The testing wraps up at 5 p.m. on Friday. Read more here.
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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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Dozens of homeless have taken up residence at Philadelphia International Airport, but a new rule limiting access to passengers and workers effective Friday has officials working to relocate them.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 9:05 pm
Philadelphia officials have postponed a plan to relocate homeless people who’ve been living in the airport Friday morning. 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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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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KYW Staff
May 20, 2020 - 2:57 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced a further expansion of coronavirus testing in the state. The governor stressed again the importance of testing infrastructure to the state’s and the nation’s ability to achieve a level of normalcy. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Philadelphia will test its entire prison population for COVID-19, now that more test kits have become available. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
May 19, 2020 - 2:06 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced a major expansion of COVID-19 testing capacity in the state. He also issued guidance on resuming elective medical and dental procedures and allowing in-person sales at car dealerships and bicycle shops. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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KYW Staff
May 18, 2020 - 2:13 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed an executive order to allow more recreational activities and related business operations to resume, and he outlined the state’s continued movement through various stages to a new post-pandemimc normal. Read more here.
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Kansas City Royals bench coach Chino Cadahia (15) and St. Louis Cardinals first base coach Chris Maloney (37) exchange line-ups with home plate umpire Rob Drake (30) before a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., May 27, 2013.
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Dave Uram
May 18, 2020 - 9:56 am
Major League Baseball reportedly sent its teams a 67-page draft of safety guidelines on Friday in the event that the season begins. Details surfaced over the weekend. Read more here.
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