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Pennsylvania Supreme Court tosses challenge to eviction ban

Landlords had been waging a legal fight against the moratorium.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

GOP rep blasted over parody of appeal for trans tolerance

“To equate any disrespect for those not wearing masks to the decades of disrespect, threats and violence against our LGBTQ community goes far beyond the hallmarks of a decent society. For these actions to come from a legislator elected to fairly represent all his constituents is simply unforgivable."
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press


Updated: July 22, 2020 | 4:43 pm

Lebanon County files suit against Governor Wolf over $13M in coronavirus relief funding

The lawsuit accuses the governor of a “gross abuse of power” and acting like a “de facto King.”

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Report: Southeastern Pa. veterans home failed to protect residents from virus

“We had problems, we knew some residents had something, but no one would do anything.”
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: July 24, 2020 | 12:54 pm

Pa. Health Secretary Levine subjected to anti-transgender abuse while leading virus efforts

Every time Dr. Rachel Levine goes on camera to update the public, ugly comments and memes follow.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: July 17, 2020 | 3:49 pm

Restaurants to fight back; some sports teams ask Health Department to allow fans in the stands

Restaurant owners claim reduced occupancy will drive them out of business or into debt
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: July 17, 2020 | 5:00 am

Governor Tom Wolf yanks virus funding from rebellious Lebanon County

Wolf’s decision left Lebanon as the only one of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties to have not gotten any of the federal money.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Geisinger Medical Center settles suit over infection that killed preemies

The hospital acknowledged the process it was using to prepare donor breast milk led to the deadly outbreak.
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press
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