Local News Headlines 2/27/19

Here’s your Wednesday morning, 2/27 headlines:

State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says he’s open to discussing an increase in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage with some reservations.

An Altoona man accused of murdering his wife in 2015 was in Blair County Court yesterday.

An Altoona man was locked up after he was nabbed for allegedly stalking a woman for a year.

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer says he’s filing paperwork to seek a new trial for the former Penn State coach, convicted of child molestation.

The funding of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was one focus of budget hearings on Tuesday.

Pennsylvania Health Department officials are reporting a big increase in flu activity.

Two Blair County Commissioners say the county can’t afford to apply for a state grant for possible courthouse renovations.

The State Game Commission say it will contacts landowners for permission to remove deer from areas where isolated cases of CWD have recently been found.

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