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Gov. Mike DeWine speaks at his daily press conference on coronavirus on March 22, 2020.

Ohio To Expand Testing, Tracing To ‘Isolate’ COVID-19

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCPN) — Ohio will “substantially” increase its capacity for coronavirus testing as the state’s manufacturers step up the production of test kit components, Gov. Mike DeWine said Friday. More testing, combined with expanded efforts to trace the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state, will help health workers “isolate” and “kill” the virus, the… Read More

Zoo Educates Public during Pandemic

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Elmwood Park Zoo’s own Rosie the Tarantula and Pokey the Porcupine have become the newest YouTube sensations while zoo operations are suspended during the covid-19 pandemic. Animals like Rosie in the zoo’s education department typically travel around Pennsylvania to teach about the environment and conservation efforts. Now they are regular guests on… Read More

Senior Class Unites Through Front Doors

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AVON LAKE, Ohio – Graduating high school seniors are normally honored through senior nights and ceremonies in the spring before being handed their diplomas. But due to the coronavirus, seniors at Avon Lake High School lost the remaining season of sports and all spring activities. As a result, parents and students came together by acknowledging… Read More

Northern Tier Library

Library Brings Virtual Resources to Patrons

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GIBSONIA, Pa. – Libraries offer more than books to the public.  Patrons can surf the internet on the public computers, print documents if they don’t own a printer at home or attend public programs. On March 13, Northern Tier Regional Library along with all other libraries in Allegheny County were shut down because of the… Read More

Andy Beshear

Beshear Order Allows Voting by Mail in Kentucky Primary

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear has signed an order allowing Kentucky residents to vote by mail in the upcoming primary election. The governor’s office said Friday that state elections officials also are working on a plan for limited in-person voting and possible drive-thru voting. The primary is set for June 23. The governor’s… Read More