Travel advisory requires self-quarantine
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Mike DeNardo
June 24, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Anyone traveling from one of nine high-infection states to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut must quarantine for 14 days, according to a new joint travel advisory. Read more here.
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Recycling electronics
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Kim Glovas
April 22, 2020 - 11:11 am
Community trash cleanups and environmental fairs used to be go-to activities for Earth Day. Although the majority of us are in isolation, green advocates say there is still work to be done. Read more here.
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Rashida Patterson was hospitalized with COVID-19.
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Cherri Gregg
April 21, 2020 - 7:44 pm
Coronavirus continues to infect thousands of Americans. Still, many don’t see the risk — until they suddenly do. Some families are learning the hard way about what can happen when people you live with ignore social distancing guidelines. Read more here.
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Liacouras Center serves as surge hospital space
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Pat Loeb
April 20, 2020 - 4:24 pm
The surge hospital space at Temple University’s Liacouras Center received its first patient on Monday, as local hospitals begin to reach capacities of COVID-19 patients. Read the latest here.
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Bucks County commissioners
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Jim Melwert
April 20, 2020 - 3:40 pm
Bucks County commissioners held a community town hall on Facebook Live Monday, answering questions from residents about everything from small business loans to mandatory face masks. One of the bigger questions: How can Pennsylvania get to the point where it has enough tests to safely re-open...
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 17, 2020 - 3:29 pm
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia continues to rise at a steady, consistent rate — signaling progress in containing the spread. But officials say it’s too soon to predict when the city can reopen. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 15, 2020 - 5:08 pm
The Pennsylvania Senate passed a pair of controversial bills on Wednesday to address the reopening of businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. One bill is headed for a veto by Gov. Tom Wolf. Read more here.
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Holiday Inn
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Pat Loeb
April 15, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Philadelphia officials announced additional measures to help residents during the coronavirus crisis, including two more hotels dedicated to quarantining patients — indicating they think the pandemic could last a while longer. Read more here.
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Restricted area.
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2020 - 3:14 pm
A 67-year-old inmate at SCI Phoenix in Skippack, who was serving a life sentence, was the first to die from COVID-19 across the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections system. But his lawyers say he was fighting to prove his innocence. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Tony Romeo
April 14, 2020 - 8:37 pm
The Pennsylvania Senate is expected to take up hotly contested legislation on Wednesday that was already passed by the state House, to address the reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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