Coronavirus Special Features

WILK News Room
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 25, 2020 - 2:55 pm
On Friday, September 25, 2020, Luzerne County Manager C. David Pedri issued a twelve point press release, in response to the investigation into reports of potential issues with a small number of mail-in ballots at the Luzerne County Board of Elections.
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 23, 2020 - 5:25 pm
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced state charges against 20 inmates and accomplices in three state prisons in central and eastern Pennsylvania. These arrests are linked to at least two existing rings, or organized groups of inmates and outside accomplices who conspired to provide false...
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The Frank Andrews Show
Frank Andrews
September 23, 2020 - 3:22 pm
NBC's Today Show aired a story about the affect the pandemic has had on local business in Scranton.
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Jason Barsky
September 22, 2020 - 5:01 pm
Tuesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf received some bad news in Pittsburgh. The same federal judge, who previously invalidated key parts of the Wolf administration response to the COVID19 pandemic, declined to stay his own ruling. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV ruled that the...
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COVID Alert PA App
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Jason Barsky
September 22, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA, to help fight the spread of the virus.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back Friday against the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco's criticism of COVID-related restrictions, saying he should “follow science” rather than advocate for fuller in-person gatherings for Mass and worship. Asked about Archbishop Salvatore...
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A "promotora" (health promoter) from CASA, a Hispanic advocacy group, tries to enroll Latinos as volunteers to test a potential COVID-19 vaccine, at a farmers market in Takoma Park, Md., on Sept. 9, 2020. Minority enrollment in studies of two shots has inched up in recent weeks, but even more is needed this fall as additional vaccine testing gets underway over the next two months. (AP Photo/Federica Narancio)
AP Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 1:21 pm
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Aided by Spanish-speaking “health promoters” and Black pastors, a stepped-up effort is underway...
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Dee Snider, Twisted Sister
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Jason Barsky
September 17, 2020 - 4:14 pm
Are they idiots or heroes? What would you call these anti-mask protestors from Florida?
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
September 17, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Pennsylvania's highest court handed victories to the Democratic Party in an election-related lawsuit which sought favorable fixes to glitches and gray areas in the Commonwealth’s fledgling mail-in voting law.
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