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Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 15.1% as payrolls collapse

The state's highest unemployment rate was 12.7% in 1983.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Your daily coronavirus update: Another dozen Pennsylvania counties to move to “yellow” phase

In the midstate, Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, and York will make the switch effective May 22.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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Governor Tom Wolf to ease restrictions in more counties, but still has concerns

But,, he says he hass not changed his criteria for deciding which counties can emerge from his stay-at-home order.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

‘A pressure cooker’: Pa. governor aims to contain GOP revolt

The chief instigator behind the Republican strategy, President Donald Trump, is set to visit the Allentown area today.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Epidemiologist: There’s reason for Western Pa. to be optimistic about future under coronavirus

“I think there is at least some optimism that easing these restrictions is a reasonable thing to do at this point. As long as people don't get carried away.”
By Sarah Boden/WESA

Updated: May 11, 2020 | 4:38 pm

Wolf: Counties that defy shutdown orders could lose funding

The governor has threatened to withhold state and federal funding to counties “that put us all at risk by operating illegally.”

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press, Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

State Health Secretary Levine confirms, ‘We’ll be looking at the southwest’

The number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in Allegheny County has been well below a state-required ceiling of roughly 43 cases per day among its 1.2 million people.
By Chris Potter/WESA