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Eviction ban nears an end with renter aid still in pipeline

Eviction ban nears an end with renter aid still in pipeline

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Federal emergency aid for renters in Pennsylvania hit hard financially during the pandemic is still in the pipeline as Gov. Tom Wolf's ban on foreclosures and evictions nears an expiration. The application period for aid begins Monday to the...

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Montco health, government leaders: ‘COVID-19 not over’

Montco health, government leaders: ‘COVID-19 not over’

Montgomery County could potentially see a coronavirus spike, especially since fewer residents in the county caught the virus and developed COVID-19, in comparison to Philadelphia and other densely-populated areas, health and government officials are warning. Once...

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Freedom Fighters March in Wilkes-Barre

Freedom Fighters March in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Peaceful protests of police violence and brutality continued in Wilkes-Barre, as the 2020 Freedom Fighters held a march down Main Street to Public Square. A crowd of protesters and allies gathered at the old Volunteers of America thrift store on Main...

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Dozens march for Black Lives Matter in W-B

Dozens march for Black Lives Matter in W-B

Dozens of people converged at the Volunteers of America Family Thrift Store on Saturday afternoon for a rally and march in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Carrying banners saying, “No justice, No peace” and “Black Lives Matter,” a crowd of about 75 people...

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Voters must demand real police reforms

Voters must demand real police reforms

Democrat and Republican leaders are proposing police reform legislation in the aftermath of nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and other killings of unarmed African Americans by police. Top Democrats vow that the House will pass the proposed Justice in...

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