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Documentary: How are grocery workers in Pennsylvania handling the pandemic?

These essential workers are on the front lines during the outbreak. We spent the night at one Central Pa. store.
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

Pa. freezes paychecks for 9,000 state employees amid coronavirus fallout

The affected employees have jobs that cannot be completed through teleworking, according to the administration, which began shuttering state offices in mid-March to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Hundreds could be released from Pa. state prisons under draft plans to help prevent a coronavirus outbreak

The proposal under discussion would prioritize non-violent, low-level offenders who are deemed medically "vulnerable."
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA and Matt McKinney/Spotlight PA

Gov. Tom Wolf’s former business keeps operating during coronavirus shutdown despite losing state waiver

The question of which businesses must close and which can stay open during the statewide coronavirus shutdown has been an ongoing point of confusion and anger.
By Ed Mahon and Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Inmate inside southeast Pa. prison tests positive for the coronavirus

Officials became aware of the case at SCI Phoenix on Saturday, the Department of Corrections said in a statement. The incarcerated person has been placed in isolation.
By Matt McKinney/Spotlight PA

Immigrant detainees stage hunger strike at York County Prison

“We are chickens in a chicken coop here — we are like sitting ducks.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY