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Tamaqua school district that shunned mask mandate reverses decision

A Pennsylvania school district that openly flouted a statewide mask mandate for K-12 schools has reversed course and says it will require universal masking for students and others inside school buildings. The Tamaqua Area School Board voted 6-3 on Tuesday night to comply with the masking order from the state Health Department, which requires students, staff and visitors to cover their faces while indoors.

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Official: Pennsylvania ‘well prepared’ for vaccine boosters

Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam said vaccine providers will be ready to deliver booster shots as soon as federal authorities sign off.

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Church bus crash in Schuylkill County sends 30 to hospitals, some critically hurt

A bus carrying midstate high school students and leaders returning from a church retreat crashed in Schuylkill County, injuring more than two dozen people.

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