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Pa. House Speaker Turzai hammered for dubious COVID-19 Twitter post | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 11, 2020

A aide says the departing speaker was pointing out how vulnerable some Pennsylvanians are to the disease. Twitter didn't see it that way.

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In lockdown, we’ve seen a rebirth of kindness. We can’t go back | Opinion

BY: - May 1, 2020

What this pandemic should teach us is that the old normal is not acceptable and we should/must create a community and nation that cares equally for all.

Wolf orders Pa. public schools closed for two weeks in response to coronavirus

BY: - March 13, 2020

Schools across the commonwealth will close for two weeks under a new order from Gov. Tom Wolf to contain the spread of COVID-19. All 500 school districts will be shuttered for 10 business days, until March 30. At the end of the period, Wolf will decide whether to extend the closures, or reopen schools. “We […]

Health officials: Pa. now has 11 coronavirus cases; eight in Montgomery County alone

BY: - March 10, 2020

The latest coronavirus patient in Pennsylvania is an adult from Montgomery County who is currently hospitalized at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, state health officials announced Tuesday.