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Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jul. 15, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: Expand the safety arsenal to curb violence The Citizens' Voice July 10 Gun shops are among the few businesses that have thrived amid the COVID-19 public health emergency, all the more so since the Wolf administration...

4 more states added to Pennsylvania travel quarantine list

Jul. 11, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State health officials in Pennsylvania have added four states — including neighboring Delaware — to the travel quarantine recommendation aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. Officials said people who have traveled to Delaware, Iowa, Kansas and...

A sign for curbside pickup marks a parking spot for a restaurant, Friday, July 3, 2020, in McCandless, Pa. In response to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County, which encompasses McCandless and the Pittsburgh area, the county's Health Department closed bars and restaurants for a week, starting Friday, although they can still provide take-out and delivery. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh's spread helps drive up state COVID-19 infections

Jul. 3, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The rising number of COVID-19 infections in the Pittsburgh area helped drive Pennsylvania's number of confirmed new cases to 667, the state Health Department said Friday. Pennsylvania's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic rose by 34 to more than 6,700 since the infection began...

The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases

Jul. 2, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control...

Nevada-based company taking over 4 youth lockups in Arkansas

Jul. 1, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Nevada-based company took over all four Arkansas youth lockups as the state enters the second phase of overhauling its long-troubled juvenile justice system, which Gov. Hutchinson said he hopes can help keep more troubled children stay closer to home. Rite of Passage on Wednesday...

Arkansas man gets 5 years in prison for stealing $9 million

Jun. 24, 2020 10:30 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who admitted stealing more than $9 million while working as an accountant for a manufacturing business has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Edward M. Cooper pleaded guilty in January to bank fraud and admitted writing 138 unauthorized checks to...