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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)
AP Newsroom
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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Jason Barsky
October 19, 2020 - 4:31 pm
In yet another sign that the COVID-19 pandemic is seeing a resurgence, Pennsylvania is expected to be added to New York’s Travel Advisory list.
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WILK NEWSROOM
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
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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.
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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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President Donald Trump closes his eyes as he accepts blessings as he attends church at International Church of Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nev. Counselor to the President Hope Hicks is at left. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP Newsroom
October 18, 2020 - 9:31 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense Sunday, as both campaigned in states they are trying to flip during the Nov. 3 election that is just over two weeks away. Trump began his day in Nevada, making a rare visit to church before a fundraiser...
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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
AP Newsroom
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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