Pa. coronavirus briefing

PA. CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING

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Biden nominates Pa. Health Secretary to be assistant secretary of health

BIDEN NOMINATES PA. HEALTH SECRETARY TO BE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF HEALTH

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A nurse for 50 years refused to retire when the pandemic began. She later died from COVID-19

A NURSE FOR 50 YEARS REFUSED TO RETIRE WHEN THE PANDEMIC BEGAN. SHE LATER DIED FROM COVID-19

"There was only one way she knew how to live, and that was to help others."

MLK Day of Service brings community together

MLK DAY OF SERVICE BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER

The Director of Wildheart Ministries says, "The best way to truly honor doctor King is not just serving and remembering in his life,...

 
 
 
How do high school basketball programs adapt to COVID-19 restrictions?

HOW DO HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PROGRAMS ADAPT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS?

We're told by officials, one benefit of all the mitigation efforts is parents not yelling at refs "because when they yell it's pretty...

Pa. National Guard members discuss mission in Washington, D.C

PA. NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS DISCUSS MISSION IN WASHINGTON, D.C

Pennsylvania National Guard members are providing communication support, traffic control and food distribution to soldiers on the ground...

 
 
 

FEW FLAKES, BUT NOTHING FRIGID

A board Northwest flow will keep the Susquehanna Valley brisk to blustery with some flurries at times but not extremely cold. Skies...

Students in York take part in MLK Day of Service

STUDENTS IN YORK TAKE PART IN MLK DAY OF SERVICE

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730M; Mega Millions grows to $850M

POWERBALL JACKPOT RISES TO $730M; MEGA MILLIONS GROWS TO $850M

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'We still have a choice today': King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times

'WE STILL HAVE A CHOICE TODAY': KING DAY SERVICE CALLS FOR NONVIOLENCE AMID TURBULENT TIMES

"This may well be mankind's last chance to choose between chaos and community,” said the Rev. Bernice King, the daughter of the civil...

 
 
 
The 'Blue Monday' depression peak isn't real, but seasonal blues are. Here's what to do about them

THE 'BLUE MONDAY' DEPRESSION PEAK ISN'T REAL, BUT SEASONAL BLUES ARE. HERE'S WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

The third Monday of January is rumored to be the most depressing day of the year. But is it?

'Nobody's sleeping. But we're thrilled': Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby boy

'NOBODY'S SLEEPING. BUT WE'RE THRILLED': JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE AND JESSICA BIEL HAVE A NEW BABY BOY

Justin Timberlake broke the news in an interview and revealed his son's name.

 
 
 
Historic home in Cumberland County to be relocated

HISTORIC HOME IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY TO BE RELOCATED

The Joseph Junkin House in New Kingstown will be moved this year to be turned into a museum.

33rd annual MLK Breakfast held online

33RD ANNUAL MLK BREAKFAST HELD ONLINE

The event is a fundraiser for the Crispus Attucks Community Center in Lancaster.

 
 
 
Lancaster EMS gives Phase 1A COVID-19 vaccines

LANCASTER EMS GIVES PHASE 1A COVID-19 VACCINES

EMS workers, some first responders and others who work with coronavirus patients were invited to get the shots.

COVID-19 in Pa: Tracking cases, deaths and latest updates

COVID-19 IN PA: TRACKING CASES, DEATHS AND LATEST UPDATES

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Harrisburg woman sought by FBI for alleged role in US Capitol riot

HARRISBURG WOMAN SOUGHT BY FBI FOR ALLEGED ROLE IN US CAPITOL RIOT

The FBI is looking for 22-year-old Riley Williams.

Remembering those we've lost to COVID-19

REMEMBERING THOSE WE'VE LOST TO COVID-19

Here's a look at some of the lives we've lost to COVID-19 and the stories of their battles.

 
 
 
Forecast: Does our mild weather trend continue?

FORECAST: DOES OUR MILD WEATHER TREND CONTINUE?

WGAL News 8 Storm Team forecast

Thinking about traveling? COVID-19 restrictions remain in effect in Pennsylvania

THINKING ABOUT TRAVELING? COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS REMAIN IN EFFECT IN PENNSYLVANIA

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Rachel Levine tapped for health post, could be first openly transgender fed...

Rachel Levine tapped for health post, could be first openly transgender fed official

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant secretary of health. Read more ...

How Jared Porter's disturbing texts stayed hidden as he rose to Mets GM

How Jared Porter's disturbing texts stayed hidden as he rose to Mets GM

Jared Porter sent a female reporter unsolicited, sexually-explicit texts back in 2016 - years before being hired as the Mets GM - and the texts stayed secret for years as he... Read more ...

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK - New York Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was... Read more ...

Mets general manager admits sending explicit texts and images to female...

Mets general manager admits sending explicit texts and images to female reporter, report says

NEW YORK - Mets general manager Jared Porter sent graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their... Read more ...

Woman accused of stealing laptop from Pelosi's office during Capitol riot

Woman accused of stealing laptop from Pelosi's office during Capitol riot

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the U.S... Read more ...

US stocks climb amid stimulus optimism ahead of Yellen hearing

US stocks climb amid stimulus optimism ahead of Yellen hearing

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California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. Read more ...

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

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