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Jim Melwert
May 14, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Three Republican state lawmakers from Chester County are asking Gov. Tom Wolf to move the county from “red” to “yellow,” based on his phased-in reopening plan, to ease what they feel are unnecessary constraints on businesses. Read more here.
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Atlantic City beach
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David Madden
May 14, 2020 - 11:52 am
Beaches down the shore are already reopening — with social distancing rules in place — well in advance of Memorial Day weekend, as Gov. Phil Murphy promised. Read more here.
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Road work
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2020 - 12:31 pm
With fewer cars on the road because of Pennsylvania stay-at-home orders, PennDOT is using that opportunity to accelerate critical repairs to area highways. Read more here.
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SEPTA bus
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KYW Staff
April 22, 2020 - 1:19 pm
The head of SEPTA's largest union says members are planning a job action Thursday, and riders may want to find another way to work. Read the latest here.
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SEPTA bus
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Mike DeNardo
April 21, 2020 - 4:52 pm
SEPTA's largest union, Transport Workers Union Local 234, is threatening a job action because it says the transit agency is not doing enough to protect workers from coronavirus. Read more here.
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The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
April 03, 2020 - 2:54 pm
Lawmakers continue to express frustration over what they call “corporate irresponsibility” on the part of Exelon, in how it is handling a refueling project at the Limerick nuclear power plant during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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The Exelon Byron Nuclear Generating Stations
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2020 - 5:54 pm
Montgomery County officials continue to voice concerns over Exelon’s Limerick nuclear generating station, which they say is violating coronavirus safety precautions and social-distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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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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George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Delaware County
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Jim Melwert
March 27, 2020 - 11:43 am
Efforts are underway to reduce the population at the Delaware County George W. Hill Correctional Facility to protect both inmates and staff, after a worker was infected with COVID-19 several weeks ago. Read more here.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
March 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
With the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he isn't sure when baseball will be back, but when it is, he thinks it will be part of the nation's recovery process. Read more here.
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