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State in the northeastern United States

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Pennsylvania: State in the northeastern United States
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes, Appalachian, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.

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Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit while staying at home [Video]

Americans bulk up on home gym equipment to stay fit while staying at home

With millions of Americans staying home, demand has soared for fitness equipment to create home gyms - both as a way to stay fit and to relieve stress.

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Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras [Video]

Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus..

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Two sloth bears strike up rare friendship

Two male sloth bears Bhalu and Balowat play together at American zoo, despite species' usual solitary nature

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Andrew Cuomo Rejects Gas Pipeline In New York [Video]

Andrew Cuomo Rejects Gas Pipeline In New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rejected a permit to build a controversial pipeline. The proposal was for the Northeast Supply Enhancement Pipeline, known as the Williams Pipeline. The Oklahoma company..

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Protests demonstrate outside Pennsylvania's state capitol [Video]

Protests demonstrate outside Pennsylvania's state capitol

Huge crowds gathered outside Pennsylvania's state capitol in Harrisburg against the current lockdown restrictions.

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Trump says he lost five people he knew to COVID-19 [Video]

Trump says he lost five people he knew to COVID-19

President Donald Trump on Thursday in Allentown, Pennsylvania said he lost five people he knew to the virus and two of them were his good friends.

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'Everything he's complaining about was achieved' -HHS Secretary on whistleblower [Video]

'Everything he's complaining about was achieved' -HHS Secretary on whistleblower

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday disputed whistleblower Richard Bright's testimony before a House of Representatives panel about the Trump administration's response to the..

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Former Trump campaign aide Manafort released from prison amid coronavirus [Video]

Former Trump campaign aide Manafort released from prison amid coronavirus

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was released on Wednesday from a federal prison in Pennsylvania to serve out the rest of his term in home confinement due to the..

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Furlough extension: What does it mean for workers and businesses? [Video]

Furlough extension: What does it mean for workers and businesses?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the Government’s furlough scheme is to be extended until the end of October. But what does it all mean for workers and businesses? The PA news agency takes a..

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Covid-19: UK death toll passes 40,000

The Government’s furlough scheme will be extended to the end of October but with changes from the end of July to share the burden of paying salaries with employers, Chancellor Rishi Sunak told MPs...

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David Attenborough in profile

PA examines the remarkable career of Sir David Attenborough on his 94th birthday.

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Australia’s Labuschagne ‘very disappointed’ at missing County Cricket

Marnus Labuschagne said he is “very disappointed” at not being able to follow-up on his phenomenal debut County Cricket season. The 25-year-old excelled with Glamorgan last season, scoring 1,114..

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Covid-19 doctor explains pressures facing frontline NHS staff [Video]

Covid-19 doctor explains pressures facing frontline NHS staff

As a junior doctor redeployed to intensive care, Saarah Ebrahim has been faced with an overwhelming and "out of this world" environment in recent weeks. In the latest of a series of profiles looking at..

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Trump On Course For Re-Election

The 2020 Presidential election is just a few short months away. Polls and analysis say that it is going to be a close election. In a new analysis, The Hill's Joshua S. Sandman says Donald Trump is on..

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Exclusive: Biden beating Trump in poll of three battleground states [Video]

Exclusive: Biden beating Trump in poll of three battleground states

Republican President Donald Trump trails Democrat Joe Biden among registered voters in three Midwestern battleground states that he narrowly carried in 2016 and are seen as crucial to winning..

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New Poll: Trump & Biden Deadlocked [Video]

New Poll: Trump & Biden Deadlocked

A new poll has President Donald Trump and Joe Biden deadlocked in six key battleground states. The poll surveyed likely voters in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin...

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Khan: TfL will be forced to cut services without urgent Government funding [Video]

Khan: TfL will be forced to cut services without urgent Government funding

Transport for London could be forced to cut services unless it receives Government funding in the coming days, Sadiq Khan has warned. The capital’s mayor told the PA news agency that TfL has lost..

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Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests [Video]

Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests

Facebook announced it would remove anything promoting anti-lockdown protests in California, New Jersey and Nebraska. According to Business Insider, the company must determine whether protests violate..

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Face Masks To Become 'New Normal' In US [Video]

Face Masks To Become 'New Normal' In US

Governors across the United States have begun to prepare their residents for life after social isolation. Many Governors are letting people in their state know that face coverings will likely be the..

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Nine U.S. States To Reopen Economy [Video]

Nine U.S. States To Reopen Economy

Reuters reports nine states on the U.S. East and West coasts have made shocking statements. The small collection of states have begun planning for the slow reopening of their economies. Each one will..

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In profile: ICU consultant on how coronavirus has 'torn up the rule book' [Video]

In profile: ICU consultant on how coronavirus has 'torn up the rule book'

As an intensive care consultant, Dr Ron Daniels says the rule book for work-life has been torn up and thrown away amid the coronavirus outbreak. In the second in a series of profiles looking at workers..

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Protesters rally outside PA capitol

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In Pennsylvania, signs that Trump's attacks on mail voting could backfire

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State budget hits due to coronavirus are trickling in and it's not pretty

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Trump travels to Pennsylvania as he pressures Wolf to reopen faster amid coronavirus

Trump is set to tour a medical supply distributor in the battleground state of Pennsylvania as he pushes Gov. Tom Wolf to reopen the state faster.
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Paul Manafort, Trump's Ex-Campaign Manager, Released from Prison

Paul Manafort, who had been serving a seven-and-a-half-year sentence in Pennsylvania for fraud, is among the prisoners released over the spreading coronavirus.
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Trump ex-campaign aide Manafort leaves prison for home amid coronavirus

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania on Wednesday to finish his sentence at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, his..
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Hour-long wait for food leads to Mother's Day scuffle outside Red Lobster in Pa.

Long wait times for food on Mother's Day spark a confrontation outside Red Lobster in Springettsbury Township, Pa.
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Donald Trump to visit Allentown, Pennsylvania factory as he pushes message on reopening

President Trump will visit a medical supply factory in Pennsylvania as he emphasizes his call for reopening the economy after coronavirus shutdowns.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf threatens consequences for counties, businesses that reopen too soon

Wolf tells business owners "it's wrong and really bad business" to open too soon. He's threatening lost licenses, insurance and discretionary funds.
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Trump wades into Pennsylvania coronavirus plan, governor pushes back

President Donald Trump accused Democrats of moving to reopen U.S. states from coronavirus lockdown measures too slowly for political advantage on Monday, as Pennsylvania's governor hit back against..
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Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Jones organized a crowd of more than 150, defying Gov. Wolf's orders

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This Working Man Was Ready to Retire. But the Coronavirus Took Him.

A journey down several blocks of one Pennsylvania city tells the story of the virus in America — of illness, financial strain and rising tension.
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Little League World Series canceled for first time in its 74-year history

The youth baseball tournament in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, had been held every year since its founding in 1947, but vows to return next year.
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WWII veteran serenades his wife through window

Lou and Jackie, married 38 years, live together at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home in Erie, Pennsylvania, but have been separated due to quarantine restrictions.
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Pennsylvania protest latest, largest among rallies nationwide urging end to coronavirus restrictions

About 2,000 people honked and jeered against coronavirus restrictions Monday in Harrisburg, Pa., the latest in a growing movement against shutdowns.
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Jacksonville Beach police arrest Pennsylvania murder suspect on weekend of reopening

On the weekend that Florida's Jacksonville Beach reopened to the public, police arrested a Pennsylvania man in connection with a January homicide.
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Bill Cosby won't get out of prison early, despite coronavirus fears; state trying to 'execute' him, rep says

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Key swing states Michigan and Pennsylvania are among hardest hit by coronavirus-fueled job losses

America has been battered by job losses during the coronavirus pandemic, with some of the worst occurring in key swing states.
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'Pizza Groundhog' looks fearless and hungry in this adorable video

For many, it's bringing back memories of 2015's famous pizza rat. But this critter is staring down Pennsylvania dogs through a glass door.
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'Got more beer!': 93-year-old Pennsylvania woman receives coronavirus quarantine gift from Molson Coors

Molson Coors delivered 150 beers on Monday to a Pennsylvania woman who gained national attention by asking for more beer while social distancing.
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New York and five other states to work together on reopening amid coronavirus

The governors of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Delaware said on Monday that they planned to coordinate on a plan to reopen businesses and schools after getting the..
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Three meat plants shut in Iowa and Pennsylvania as coronavirus outbreak spreads

Major U.S. meat companies said on Monday they shut three facilities that produce pork and beef in Iowa and Pennsylvania in the latest disruption to the country's food supply chain from the coronavirus..
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Police cite woman for going on leisurely drive during Pennsylvania stay-at-home order

It's the first time a person has been cited under the state's disease control and prevention act of 1955, police say.
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Virus shuts Pennsylvania schools indefinitely

President Trump declared a major disaster in Pennsylvania on Monday night, capping off a day that saw nearly 700 new cases as Gov. Tom Wolf extended the closing of schools and nonessential businesses..
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Fracking Once Lifted Pennsylvania. Now It Could Be a Drag.

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Need toilet paper? Procter & Gamble plant goes into overdrive during coronavirus crisis

Massive Procter & Gamble plant rises from banks of Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania and it's meeting the high U.S. demand of paper products.
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With eye on election, Trump in high-stakes balancing act over coronavirus response

President Donald Trump offered a preview of his re-election campaign playbook last year when he visited the building site of a multi-billion-dollar cracking unit in western Pennsylvania, hailed as one..
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U.S. Representative Mike Kelly tests positive for coronavirus

U.S. Representative Mike Kelly, Republican of Pennsylvania, said on Friday he has tested positive for the coronavirus, the fifth member of Congress to do so.
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Pennsylvania grocery store loses estimated $35K in food after woman's 'twisted' coronavirus prank, co-owner says

Gerrity's Supermarket threw out thousands of dollars of food after a woman intentionally coughed on it on Wednesday, the store's co-owner said.
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P&G's largest U.S. factory making Charmin toilet paper cleared to stay open

Located in Mehoopany, Pa., the plant manufactures Charmin toilet paper, Bounty paper towels and Pampers and Luvs diapers.
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Sick parents with 102° fevers denied coronavirus test, as son begins vaccine trial

As Pennsylvania parents stayed home with Coronavirus symptoms, their son participated in a test that could change the course of a global pandemic.
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Coronavirus updates: California, Pennsylvania take strict actions; US death toll hits 205

Governors on both coasts took dramatic measures in hopes of slowing coronavirus as U.S. deaths surpassed 200 and Italy's death toll surpassed China's.
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'People are terrified': Daily life on hold as Americans face coronavirus threat

In Texas, a photographer worries about paying his bills. In Pennsylvania, an aspiring dancer struggles with a canceled audition. In suburban Los Angeles, a mother wonders whether anyone will show up..
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'Never give up hope': Pennsylvania twin toddlers have been battling cancer since birth

Maryann Oakley of Marysville, Pennsylvania, hopes her twins continue to be so courageous and brave. "I hope that they live and grow up."
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A bill signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will provide $8.3 billion to bolster the country's capacity to test for the fast-spreading new coronavirus and fund other measures to stem an..
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Business thrives at Pennsylvania Trump store

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Feb. 25 is Mardi Gras, National Pancake Day and in Pennsylvania, it's also Fastnacht Day or Fat Tuesday. Here's what to know about the tradition.
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