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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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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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Online learning
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Mike DeNardo
June 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm
A new survey of Philadelphia teachers shows that most prefer a schedule of alternating weeks of in-person and virtual education when classes resume after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Andrew Kramer
May 11, 2020 - 11:55 am
Gov. Tom Wolf had a stern warning on Monday to businesses and politicians choosing to defy the pandemic shutdown, He said businesses could jeopardize their insurance coverage and politicians could lose coronavirus-relif funds. Read more here.
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Markings for journalists practicing social distancing are seen at the basement of the U.S. Capitol
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David Madden
May 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
Governments at every level are looking for ways to make ends meet, as the pandemic shutdown of much of America slows revenue streams to a trickle. While many look to the federal government to come up with a solution, New Jersey legislators have another idea: coronavirus relief bonds. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 11:07 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a gun shop that challenged Gov. Tom Wolf's authority to shutter businesses determined to be ``non-life-sustaining,'' paving the way for enforcement to begin Monday. Read more here.
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
July 02, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Oil workers held a meeting Tuesday with more than a dozen state and federal lawmakers to discuss what's next for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Unionized workers have not yet been furloughed, but they're concerned about their futures. At a meeting at...
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Refinery fire
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June 26, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 3:55 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Following reports claiming the South Philadelphia refinery — where a massive explosion and fire shook the neighborhood last week — may permanently shut down, the mayor has officially confirmed the news in a press release Wednesday morning...
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Southwest Airlines
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February 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Ap Photo, File
February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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