Striking Kellogg's workers stand outside the company's cereal plant in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. The company and the union announced a tentative agreement Thursday that could end the strike that began Oct. 5.  Josh Funk / AP Photo

Kellogg’s union — including workers in Lancaster County –rejects deal with 3% raises to extend strike

By Josh Funk/The Associated Press

Kellogg’s said it will now move forward with plans to start hiring permanent replacements for the striking workers.

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Court to decide if Pennsylvania schools’ mask order is legal

Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam imposed the school masking mandate as COVID-19 cases were increasing and amid concerns about the surge of the delta variant.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

He wanted to help Snitz Creek. Instead, he watched Sunoco pollute it

At the heart of the Mariner East project’s construction incidents are people who watched in real time as Sunoco’s mistakes threatened places they love.

By Rachel McDevitt

From glass bottles to botanicals, Pa. distillers spell out supply chain struggles

“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.”

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Renters in parts of Pa. shut out of rent relief as counties elsewhere sit on millions in unused aid

The inefficiency was caused by state lawmakers who chose to distribute most of the money by population rather than the actual number of renters in each county.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Feds approve Pennsylvania’s plan to distribute more than $1 billion in pandemic funds for Medicaid services

Agencies that serve people with disabilities and others in the human services realm have been calling for the funds for many months, citing pandemic-induced staffing strains, as well as increased costs for their agencies.

By Kate Giammarise/WESA

Average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients ‘highest it’s been’ at Mount Nittany

As of the morning of Dec. 6, 66 patients were hospitalized at Mount Nittany for COVID-19

By Min Xian/WPSU

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