Local News Headlines 7/17/19

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 7/17 local headlines:

Pennsylvania could see some of the hottest temperatures of the summer later this week.

There’s concern an under-count of the state’s population in next year’s U.S. Census could negatively impact Pennsylvania’s representation in Congress.

The State Superior Court has tossed out a sentence for theft against an area woman because restitution was not included.

A proposal presented to the Blair County Commissioners yesterday from the County Finance Director, looks pretty ambitious with new jobs and a lot of money earmarked for capital improvements.

Altoona City Council has agreed to set up a vehicle replacement fund for future purchases and maintenance.

A bill awaiting consideration in the State Senate would allow some convicted of murder and early release from prison.

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are going up again by another 6 percent for next year.

Blair County Controller A.C. Stickel says the State Association of County Controllers has agreed to hold the 2020 Summer Conference in Blair County.

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