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President Donald Trump
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AP News
May 22, 2020 - 3:12 pm
President Donald Trump said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of spreading the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Governor Phil Murphy took to ABC's "This Week" to once again urge residents to take social distancing seriously amid the coronavirus outbreak, and to appeal for more protective equipment for healthcare workers. Read more here.
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Cancellation notice on a classroom door
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David Madden
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Rutgers University research group looking at hospital bed capacity in South Jersey suggests the drastic actions imposed by the state to control crowd size and exposure to COVID-19 may just work, if given enough time. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Antionette Lee
March 19, 2020 - 7:04 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all “non-life sustaining businesses” in Pennsylvania to close by 8 p.m. Thursday night to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 2:53 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's surgery to remove what was likely a cancerous tumor on his kidney was successful. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Antionette Lee
February 23, 2020 - 9:28 am
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on Saturday that he has a tumor on his kidney, and that he will undergo surgery to have it removed next month. Read more here.
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Strong currents from the swollen Pearl River flood over the Old Brandon Road Bridge in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 3:29 pm
Authorities in Mississippi were bracing Sunday for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the state capital of Jackson as water levels rise precipitously in a river swollen by days of torrential rain. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
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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Gov. Tom Wolf visited Lock Haven University to launch a tour of the 14 state-owned universities and discuss his proposal to help thousands of low- and middle-class students afford their dream of a college education.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 12, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has a scheduled appearance at West Chester University Thursday to promote his proposed scholarship program for students at state-owned universities. The governor kicked off his promotional tour Wednesday at Lock Haven University. Read more here.
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Charter school advocates protest governor's budget proposal
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Mike DeNardo
February 06, 2020 - 1:11 pm
A few dozen charter school parents and advocates staged a protest outside the governor’s Philadelphia office, asserting their concerns that his budget proposal would allocate far less money for charter schools. Read more here.
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