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Des Moines Public Schools custodian Tracy Harris cleans chairs in a classroom at Brubaker Elementary School, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. Getting children back to school safely could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed. That's the latest thinking from some public health experts. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
The state attorney general’s office says when someone sells drilling rights to a company, they should be covered under the consumer protection law. Drillers in the lawsuit argue the landowners aren’t buying anything — so they’re not protected consumers.
The House voted 130-71 Wednesday to prevent the state joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative through executive action.
Kimberly Stringer was transferred from the jail to a state psychiatric hospital after inmates’ claims about mistreatment and ‘horrific’ conditions became public.
Doctors in the region say they’re worried about the consequences of postponing appointments for several months.
About 80 medical and nursing students banded together to provide one-on-one tutoring to the kids of frontline medical workers.
The Poconos have long been a haven for summer camps, drawing kids to the outdoors during precious summer months and providing a break for parents. As with so many other things, that’s not the case this year.
By Friday, every county in Pennsylvania will technically be in the “green” phase of reopening, which allows for indoor dining at 50% capacity, though local officials are allowed to impose more restrictive regulations.