Local News Headlines 7/12/19

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 7/12 local headlines:

The State Health Secretary announced yesterday that she will add two more conditions to the state’s medical marijuana program.

Police arrested a man at UPMC Altoona on Wednesday for threatening to kill members of the nursing staff.

A new anti-crime initiative seeks to cut down on gun trafficking in Pennsylvania.

Blair County officials are looking to hire a new chief for the adult parole and probation office.

That downtown Altoona pizza shop wall mural is once again causing some controversy.

The Red Cross reports that there is a critical need for blood once again in the region.

Pennsylvania has been awarded a federal grant to focus on suicide prevention.

Following this week’s announcement that the state will be making the largest deposit into its rainy day fund, in more than two decades, officials are hopeful that will send a positive message to the credit-rating agencies.

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