Pennsylvania

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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than 1 million people remain unemployed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and many are still having issues getting much-needed benefits into their bank accounts. Read more here.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 02, 2020 - 8:00 am
Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health for Pennsylvania, explains why the state has made the wearing of masks mandatory when in all public spaces, not just when visiting businesses, as part of the state’s effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
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Jim Melwert
July 01, 2020 - 5:41 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has shot down Republican state lawmakers’ attempt to force Gov. Tom Wolf to lift his emergency declaration. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
July 01, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Face masks are now mandatory across Pennsylvania in public places, according to a new statewide directive. Read the latest here.
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Tony Romeo
June 30, 2020 - 8:55 pm
A spokesperson for Gov. Tom Wolf said he will sign two police reform bills sent to his desk by the Senate Tuesday. And, there are more law enforcement reform bills still working their way through the Legislature. Read more here.
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Andrew Limberg
June 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced new restrictions around the area after two days of record-breaking COVID-19 tests. See the details.
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Beau, a five-month-old giraffe at the Philadelphia Zoo Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Holli Stephens
June 26, 2020 - 5:00 am
Reopenings, art shows, Fourth of July pre-celebrations, and more — all on The KYW To-Do List.
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Health workers handle a COVID-19 swab test for Guatemalan immigrant Zully on May 8, 2020 in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has signed the order that will move all counties in southeastern Pennsylvania to his least-restrictive “green phase.” Read more here.
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Justin Udo
June 23, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Media’s summer outdoor dining experience, Dining Under the Stars, is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers are allowing restaurants to serve customers outside on State Street twice a week instead. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
June 22, 2020 - 7:16 pm
Counties in southeastern Pennsylvania are getting ready to move to the least restrictive “green” phase on Friday, but Montgomery County officials are reminding residents that this doesn't mean the virus is gone. Read more here.
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