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The search is over for a UConn senior accused of murdering 2 people

05.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

23-Year-old Peter Manfredonia led cops on a multi-state manhunt. Police found him near a truck stop in Hagerstown, Maryland last night. Connecticut State Trooper Christina Jeltema says no one was injured as police took the man into...

PA lawmakers advance 2 bills aimed to expand broadband access into remote areas

05.28.20 | Terry Diener

Representative Clint Owlett’s measure allows rural electric cooperatives to use existing infrastructure and land easements to expand broadband access. The House Consumer Affairs Committee unanimously approved the bill. A second plan...

PA politicians are turning their attention to the state budget

05.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

They're proposing two state spending plans this year. The "first" budget covers July 1st through November 30th, while the "second" funds December 1st through June 30th of 2021. State Senator Scott Martin says lawmakers can reexamine the numbers...

Unemployment compensation claims continue to level off in PA

05.27.20 | Terry Diener

Labor and Industry officials report that jobless claims stand at 2.3 million cases since March 15 - slightly higher than the total tally of 2.1 million one week ago. Meanwhile, the Labor Department has launched investigations into possible...

The Wolf Admin. will award more than $9 million to non-profit groups

05.22.20 | Terry Diener

The awards come from the expanded Food Recovery Infrastructure grant program announced in April. Grants will allow food banks, shelters and soup kitchens to cover the costs of equipment purchases necessary to prepare, transport and store food...

Lancaster Co. commissioners have come together to call on Gov. Wolf to reopen

05.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

On Thursday, Commissioner Craig Layman said he wrote a letter to Wolf asking him to partially reopen the county. Layman says the county is ready to make the leap because, as of today, the county has widespread contact tracing and county-wide...

The president will pay Pennsylvania a visit

05.13.20 | Family Life News Team

Thursday, Mr. Trump will tour a distribution center for healthcare products, including personal protective equipment in the fight against the coronavirus. The commander-in-chief will visit the Owens and Minor warehouse in suburban Allentown...

The testing spotlight shines on nursing homes in the Keystone State

05.13.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced the "robust, universal testing strategy" for nursing home staff and residents on Tuesday. After 8-weeks of dealing with COVID-19, why the testing push now? Levine says the Department of Health now...

PA's ED head announcing he expects schools to reopen this fall

05.12.20 | Terry Diener

Education Secretary Pedro Rivera said during a virtual Senate Education Committee hearing Monday, he fully anticipates schools to reopen. He said the education department would provide more information in the coming weeks on how it will prepare...

Gov. Wolf blasts businesses and counties seeking to reopen early

05.12.20 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania governor says officials in "red phase" counties that are promising to reopen Friday are putting residents at risk. But, business owners insist after eight weeks of shut down it's time to be heard. Leaders of York, Lancaster...

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