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Federal agents search Beaver County nursing home with many virus deaths

Federal agents searched two nursing homes Thursday near Pittsburgh, one of which had the worst coronavirus outbreak of any in Pennsylvania and was already being investigated by the state on suspicion of criminal neglect.

By The Associated Press

After five new cases, Shell puts COVID testing site at Beaver County cracker

Workforce up to 3,700 and will increase next week
By Reid Frazier

Troubled Beaver County nursing home sued over housekeeper’s COVID-19 death

The suit claims management of the 750-bed center in Beaver County withheld information as the coronavirus spread.
By The Associated Press

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Is your county planning to move to ‘yellow’ on its own? Here’s the latest

We breakdown the issue in eight counties and the latest developments.
By Ed Mahon

Updated: May 13, 2020 | 8:17 pm

Your daily coronavirus update: Some counties undeterred by Wolf’s threat; others back down

Several counties signaled Wednesday they are moving ahead with plans to defy him by lifting some pandemic restrictions. Others backed down under the governor’s threat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press, WHYY Staff and Staff

Southwestern Pa. businesses, officials glad to reopen; Beaver County upset about exclusion

Officials in Beaver County, the only western Pennsylvania county not included in the governor’s announcement, aren’t thrilled about the exclusion.

By Katie Blackley/WESA and Chris Potter/WESA

Fears, infection thin staff at nursing home with 2 deaths in Beaver County

Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Beaver says 34 of its 458 residents have tested positive.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Your afternoon update on coronavirus in Pa.: Governor Wolf adds three counties to stay-at-home order

The order restricts movement to certain health or safety-related travel, or travel to a job at an employer designated as “life-sustaining.”
By The Associated Press

Five of the country’s most economically segregated school district borders are in western Pa.

A national study identified Western Pennsylvania as an “inequality belt” where several districts’ students are isolated in a high-poverty school district and a neighboring affluent community is supported by a healthy local economy.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Updated: December 12, 2019 | 5:24 pm

Conor Lamb vows to back impeachment

“I think the articles were pretty carefully written and that they match the evidence that I’ve spent a lot of time reviewing,” Lamb said. “And so I intend to support both articles.”

By An-Li Herring/WESA