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On the fence: Teachers, excited to get back in the classroom, remain concerned about coronavirus risks

With fluid guidelines in place, educators say they want to return to school but they remain concerned that a return to brick-and-mortar schools poses significant and unavoidable health risks.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

Four months after the shutdown, thousands wait on unemployment compensation facing dire situations

The majority of claims filed between March 15 and June 20 have either been paid or determined eligible, but 8 percent needed to be reviewed manually — which means tens of thousands of people are waiting.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

Unresponsive, unreachable unemployment office infuriates Pennsylvania residents

Hundreds of thousands of state residents continue to struggle to collect unemployment compensation benefits.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive