Montgomery County

The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
March 31, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Montgomery County officials publicly called out the company behind the Limerick nuclear generating station over concerns that the company went forward with a refueling project and ignored precautions to protect their workers and the community from coronavirus. Read more here.
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coronavirus guidance
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Jim Melwert
March 30, 2020 - 6:14 pm
Data shows cases of coronavirus in Montgomery County will peak in about two weeks, “so this is no time to relax.” The county’s commissioner, as well as one of the first patients in the county, emphasize the need for people to take this seriously. Read more here.
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Economic impact of coronavirus
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KYW Staff
March 30, 2020 - 11:31 am
Nationwide social distancing guidelines will stay in place until April 30, and that's a good thing, according to Montgomery County Commissioner Dr. Val Arkoosh. She spoke with us about when the coronavirus is expected to peak in southeastern Pennsylvania, and more. Listen to more here.
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SCI Phoenix
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Mark Abrams
March 30, 2020 - 10:27 am
The Montgomery County prison where Bill Cosby is serving time has its first COVID-19 case among the inmate population. Read more here.
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coronavirus guidance
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Jim Melwert
March 27, 2020 - 5:03 pm
Montgomery County officials announced a fourth coronavirus-related death in the county on Friday. The total positive cases in the county rose to 371. Read more here.
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Reading Orthodontics Group collection drive
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2020 - 10:48 am
After hearing health care workers’ plea for personal protective equipment, an orthodontist based in Berks and Montgomery counties is spearheading a collection drive for face masks, gloves and gowns. Read more here.
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Bunker Gun Shop in Warminster.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:56 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is quietly allowing gun shops to reopen on a limited basis during the coronavirus pandemic after several justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court urged him to do so. Delaware County officials reported two coronavirus-related deaths of county residents on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:30 am
It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s daily lives, from health care workers and delivery drivers to school teachers and even vacationers. Some Philadelphians share firsthand accounts of what it's really like during these trying times. Read more here.
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Coronavirus in New Jersey
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Jim Melwert
March 24, 2020 - 8:15 pm
Montgomery County health officials announced more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, but they say they have reason to believe social distancing is working to limit the number of new cases. 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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