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The prosecution rests in the trail of the Amtrak engineer charged in the fatal train crash on May 12, 2015.
The University of Pennsylvania receives $125 million gift to start community nursing program, tuition-free
The University of Pennsylvania has received a $125 million donation to start a program to train nurse practitioners for free, the institution announced Monday.
Since last July, 40,000 Afghans have applied for humanitarian parole. Slow processing times and a high bar to qualify mean some in Philadelphia have been waiting for months with no word about their friends and family members’ chance to get to safety.
A Berks County detention center for immigrant families that emptied out last year has reopened, this time detaining only adult women, according to immigration attorneys working in the Reading area.
Pennsylvania health officials said Thursday that a decrease in blood donations is a “major concern” when it comes to delivering medical care in the commonwealth.
“Me being pregnant, I needed the flexibility. If I’m not feeling good, I’m going to go home.”
The results add local data to growing evidence the coronavirus pandemic and its economic blows have fallen unevenly across racial and demographic groups.
“If we would order a cap for a bottle, normally we would receive that material in two to three weeks. That [now] has been pushed out to almost three months.”