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Suddenly ‘out of a job’ Philadelphians line up for boxes of free food
The city of Philadelphia and its nonprofit partners are distributing boxes of free food at a growing list of sites located in neighborhoods across the city.
2 days ago
Watch live: White House coronavirus task force holds news briefing
The White House task force is expected to give an update on the nation’s current novel coronavirus situation as the outbreak spreads.
3 days ago
Gov. Wolf extends stay-at-home order to four more Pa. counties
Pennsylvania has quarantined its entire prison population of 44,600 people following the first confirmed COVID-19 case in one of the state’s correctional facilities.
Drive-in WiFi hotspots offer online access to Delaware’s disconnected
New Castle County is offering WiFi access outside a number of county facilities for people who don’t have an internet connection at home.
Pa. schools closed indefinitely due to coronavirus
Prior to Monday’s announcement, Pennsylvania’s school-closure order extended through Monday, April 6.
Jeopardizing health? Philly principals, teachers leery of plan to distribute 50k laptops
Philly wants principals and staff to volunteer as part of a plan to hand out thousands of Chromebooks. Some say the plan jeopardizes their health.
N.J. to get 300 ventilators from national stockpile, allows craft beer delivery
The additions will help a lot, but won’t meet full need in New Jersey.
Syringe exchanges deemed ‘life-sustaining’ during Pa. coronavirus shutdown, raising hopes for eventual legalization
After working with people with substance use disorder for nearly a decade, it’s second nature for Clayton Ruley to remind them not to share syringes for injecting drugs.
Delaware coronavirus deaths at seven, outbreak at second care facility
Seven people in Delaware have died from coronavirus as of Monday afternoon. The total number of cases in the state is now at 264.
‘This is nothing’ vs ‘hardest hit’: Formerly incarcerated people face new lockdown under coronavirus
Quarantine is nothing like prison, but finding help and work is tougher than ever.
Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing
Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.
Regional Roundup – 03/30/20
This week; investigation into Penn State's handling of Sandusky allegations, an update on coronavirus in Philly and NJ, canceling the Olympics.
Air Date: March 30, 2020 10:00 am
Census field operations further delayed until April 15 by COVID-19 pandemic
While millions of U.S. households continue to fill out 2020 census forms on their own, the coronavirus pandemic is forcing the Census Bureau to suspend field operations.
Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
State environmental regulator cancels public hearings due to COVID-19
The state Department of Environmental Protection canceled seven public hearings
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