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Amid COVID-19 outbreak at SCI-Camp Hill, corrections officers make the case for vaccine plan

Prison staff are currently slated to be vaccinated in the 1b phase of the state’s distribution plan. But PSCOA President John Eckenrode says it’s not soon enough. He says outbreaks will continue to happen at state prisons until personnel are vaccinated.

By Julia Agos

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Updated: March 6, 2021 | 1:00 pm

Governor Tom Wolf: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ in virus fight

Wolf, speaking at a news conference Friday outside a Rite Aid pharmacy where people were getting vaccinated, announced last March 6 that Pennsylvania had confirmed its first two cases of the new coronavirus.

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

Comedians, poets in Pittsburgh confront seasonal depression with ‘Sadapalooza’

Tickets are a pay-what-you-wish donation, and the two-hour show benefits Pittsburgh-based mental-health support and advocacy group Inside Our Minds.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

A business owner’s guide to Pa.’s next wave of COVID-19 relief grants

The aid is targeted at businesses with fewer than 300 employees that have lost at least 25% of their sales as a result of the pandemic.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA