Local News Headlines 3/8/19

t’s FRIDAY!! Woo Hoo! Here’s your Friday morning headlines:

The Governor is once again calling for a severance tax on natural gas drilling in the state.

The Wolf Administration has reopened the application process for marijuana producers.

A local restaurant employee is facing charges of stealing a pile of dough from his employer.

An Altoona man had been charged by police after he tried to strangle his girlfriend earlier this week.

An Altoona man had drug charges against him thrown out of court yesterday; the Judge cited an illegal police search.

A stolen car from Blair County has resulted in charges being filed against a Uniontown woman.

A Bill introduced in the state legislature seeks to use gaming revenue to provide property tax relief.

State Health officials confirm 16 cases of the mumps have been traced to Temple University.

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