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Julia Agos, All Things Considered Host/Reporter / WITF

Julia Agos was a reporter and the host of All Things Considered for WITF.

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Students consider careers in machining as alternative to increasingly expensive college degrees

“Without machining and without machinists, you won't have anything at the store. We literally have our hands in absolutely everything.”
By Julia Agos/WITF

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You can chat with ATC host Julia Agos about what’s on the show or what’s on your mind.

By Julia Agos/WITF

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro suggests signing bonuses to recruit first responders

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro sent a letter to lawmakers with six suggestions on how to retain and recruit new first responders.

By Julia Agos/WITF

Midstate school districts grapple with substitute teacher shortage

Schools in the midstate, and across the county have been dealing with staffing shortages, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Classes are often left without an instructor, when a teacher tests positive or if they have to quarantine because of a close contact.

By Julia Agos/WITF

HACC faculty prepare for union vote

Harrisburg Area Community College is the state’s largest community college. It’s also the only one without a faculty union.

By Julia Agos/WITF

New train station opens in Middletown along Amtrak’s Keystone line

The new Middletown station is designed to serve is designed to serve residents, students at Penn State Harrisburg less than a mile away, and those traveling through Harrisburg International Airport, which is about two miles away.  

By Julia Agos/WITF

Red Cross: Nation faces blood shortage at ‘crisis levels’

The American Red Cross, which collects 40 percent of the nation’s blood donations, is calling it the worst shortage in more than a decade. 

By Julia Agos/WITF

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is back in person, but attendance is down

The last in-person Farm Show in 2020 had more than 12,000 competitive exhibitors and this year’s competitive entries are just over 2,200. Commercial vendors and competitive exhibitors have continued to cancel past the first day of the show on Saturday. And, as anticipated, attendance appears to be low.

By Julia Agos/WITF

A new poll shows Pennsylvania voters remain divided about the 2020 presidential election more than a year later

A recent poll from Muhlenberg College revealed Pennsylvanians are still divided over the 2020 election.

By Julia Agos/WITF and Jeremy Long/WITF

Medical strike teams arrive at WellSpan York Hospital to help with latest COVID surge

The team from DoD includes 4 doctors, 14 nurses, and two respiratory care professionals.

By Julia Agos/WITF