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Legislation would ban transgender athletes from competing on cisgender female sports teams

The so-called “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” is among more than 40 similar proposals across the country aimed at prohibiting athletes who identify as transgender from competing in sports based on their gender identity.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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Young voters of color in central Pa. urge peers to turn out, report mixed plans for voting

Four college students shared their perspectives on the 2020 election for WITF’s Toward Racial Justice series.
By Alanna Elder/WITF

Wolf to veto Legislature’s bill on school sports

The bill gives a school district or private school sole authority to decide whether to conduct sports during the 2020-21 school year, including games, scrimmages and other in-person extracurricular activities. It also gives them the power to determine safety protocol and crowd limits.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: 2020-08-21 17:18:09

Pennsylvania board clears fall school sports to begin

The board voted 25-5 on Friday to allow high school football, soccer, tennis, field hockey and other fall sports to go on as planned. There was no discussion.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press