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BIG RUN — Standard Pennant Co. recently switched from manufacturing custom apparel to utilizing connections in the healthcare industry to source and supply personal protective equipment where it is needed.

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BROCKWAY — All it took was a box of chalk and four rolls of tape for Olivia Wolfe, 11, and her brother, Chase Wolfe, 10, to create a giant and colorful work of art in the driveway at their home in Brockway on Saturday.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed yesterday there were 1,470 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 12,980 in 65 counties.

HARRISBURG — As of noon Sunday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 14 additional deaths as a result of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 150.

DuBOIS — The extended school closures is not putting a damper on the DuBois Central Catholic Players — the students have been practicing for this year’s musical presentation, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, “Cinderella,” via a program called ZOOM.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Punxsutawney woman decided to do her part during the coronavirus pandemic by doing what she knows best, collecting and sharing information and resources for use by her community.

BROOKVILLE — A local mom took to Facebook last week to give her perspective as someone who can’t always go grocery shopping without bringing her children with her.

DuBOIS — Reports from other healthcare systems hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak, both nationwide and worldwide, is helping Penn Highlands Healthcare prepare for a potential surge of the illness in the local area.

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DuBOIS — KMA Remarketing of DuBois is processing beds and other medical equipment to send to out-of-state hospitals hardest hit by the COVID-19 virus.

DuBOIS — Shara Marie Franco, 34, of Johnsonburg, accused of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of a controlled substance (felony), homicide by vehicle (felony) and involuntary manslaughter (misdemeanor) in connection with a fatal multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 80 in ear…

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The steep rise in coronavirus deaths appeared to be leveling off Monday in hard-hit New York, echoing a trend underway in Italy and Spain. Meanwhile, the crisis escalated alarmingly in Britain…

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent the night in the intensive care unit of a London hospital with the new coronavirus, but is not on a ventilator, a senior government…

In a housing complex in the Moroccan city of Sale, over 900 people live in crowded rooms without running water or an income to support them. While the North African country entered total lockd…

He was a by-the-book, buttoned-up conservative whose opinions could be quick and blunt. She was a free-thinking, authority-snubbing liberal who would draw stories out in meandering conversation.

NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remained in intensive care Tuesday for treatment of his coronavirus illness, while authorities in New York hoped that a leveling off of dea…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidential primary election, be…

Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered financial losses that could tot…

SEATTLE (AP) — A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. — a projection des…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated Monday that Americans will need more aid during the stark …

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden on Monday about the coronavirus outbreak.

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(The Center Square) – Taking heart from reports of a possible easing of the worst of the coronavirus crisis in some of the hardest hit states, President Donald Trump on Monday gave credit to the American people for following social distancing guidelines that might have made a difference.

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.

Apologizing to its own fans, Liverpool on Monday reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government's job retention scheme during the coronavirus pandemic.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary broadside punctuated with profanity, the Navy’s top leader accused the fired commander of the COVID-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt of being “too naive or…

The first national data on COVID-19 in U.S. children suggest that while the illness usually isn’t severe in kids, some do get sick enough to require hospital treatment.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of cor…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and members of his administration are growing emphatic in promoting an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting COVID-19, even though…

Cemetery workers wore protective clothing as they conducted a burial in Brazil, a field of freshly dug graves awaiting more corpses. In Spain, a stockpile of caskets stood ready for burials or…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Unemployment compensation claims in Pennsylvania exceeded 283,000 last week, a massive number that nevertheless was a 30% drop from the prior week's all-time high as the…

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin moved forward Monday with plans to hold in-person voting for its presidential primary on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic with help from National Guard memb…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dance instructor Lola Jaramillo switches the radio to an uplifting salsa song.

NEW YORK (AP) — Hopeful birdsong and foreboding sirens. Chiming church bells and bleating ferry horns.

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Former emergency room nurse Molly Lixey made a video to demonstrate how easy it is to cross-contaminate while you wear gloves.

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Intensive care doctor Julie John shares emotional message to her kids just in case she died. Dr.John is getting better, but will be under quarantine for another 7-14 days.