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Higher education
Rachel Kalas
August 03, 2020 - 7:03 pm
The money will help keep students, faculty, and staff safe and help institutions with the challenges COVID-19 cause to providing instruction.
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Coronavirus testing at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium parking lot
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Jeff Oravitz
August 03, 2020 - 12:58 pm
On Wednesday, nine new drive-thru test sites will open at various Walmart locations.
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Governor Tom Wolf wears a mask in public
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Shawn Digity
July 31, 2020 - 8:24 pm
Governor Tom Wolf took to Twitter on Friday to quell rumors that he’d be canceling the school year.
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Shawn Digity
July 31, 2020 - 6:13 pm
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding revealed on Friday that $10 million in tax credits has become available for Pennsylvania farmers with the intent to improve soil and water quality.
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Kids going to school
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Shawn Digity
July 31, 2020 - 5:36 pm
The House Education Committee will be holding a two-day hearing in early August to discuss plans for the reopening of schools.
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Contact Tracing
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Jeff Oravitz
July 31, 2020 - 10:44 am
Contact tracers can earn $18-$22 an hour while supervisors could make $22-$24 an hour.
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Governor Tom Wolf wears a mask in public
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Andrew Limberg
July 30, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is denouncing a Republican state lawmaker and self-styled opponent of mask-wearing for mimicking the words of the state’s health secretary, who is transgender, by appealing for tolerance of the “unmasked community."
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Coronavirus Fraud
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Jeff Oravitz
July 30, 2020 - 2:26 pm
According to the department, an identity threft ring is targeting unemployment benefits from the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program.
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COVID-19, Coronavirus
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Jeff Oravitz
July 30, 2020 - 1:41 pm
These new case numbers were confirmed from among 22,996 test results reported as of 10:00 pm Wednesay night.
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A high schools empty hallway because school is closed due to the caronavirus in March 2020
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 30, 2020 - 7:50 am
CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield said “It is critically important for our public health to open schools this fall.”
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