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In this Oct. 13, 2020, photo, an envelope of a Pennsylvania official mail-in ballot for the 2020 general election in Marple Township, Pa. The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 on Oct. 19, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that allowed election officials to receive and count ballots until Nov. 6, even if they don't have a clear postmark. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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October 19, 2020 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state. The justices divided 4-4 on Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling...
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October 19, 2020 - 3:53 pm
Officials in Lackawanna County say about half of the more than 46-thousand mail-in and absentee ballots sent to voters have already been returned.
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A protester carries a 'Register to Vote' sign during a peaceful demonstration against racism and police brutality on June 06, 2020 in Los Angeles, California
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 19, 2020 - 5:35 am
You're running out of time if you've been putting off registering to vote in the upcoming election.
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Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, gestures during a visit at Evan G. Shortlidge Academy on September 1, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 19, 2020 - 5:25 am
Dr. Jill Biden will campaign for her husband at a drive-in car rally at PNC field this evening.
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Employees and volunteers of the Franklin County Board of Elections sort through, and de-stub both mail in ballots and provisional ballots on April 28, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 16, 2020 - 5:10 am
Voters lined up at the Penn Place office building in Wilkes=Barre where the Luzerne County Bureau of Elections is located.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 15, 2020 - 3:29 pm
Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown has presented his 2021 budget and it does not include any tax increases, but it does includes the doubling of recycling and sewage fees.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 15, 2020 - 3:17 pm
The Lackawanna County commissioners have introduced a tentative 2021 budget that does not include a property tax increase.
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COVID-19 UPDATE
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October 15, 2020 - 5:17 am
The state health secretary says Pennsylvania is "at the start of the fall resurgence" of COVID-19 following a 9th consecutive day of a daily case count surpassing 1,000.
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Students live and work on campus on Wednesday, October 7, at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. Augustana C
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 15, 2020 - 5:13 am
A unanimous vote begins the process of combining three Pennsylvania universities.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 14, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Pennsylvanians are encouraged to ask their job search and unemployment compensation questions during Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s twenty-first virtual town hall from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM tomorrow, Thursday, October 15.
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