Local News Headlines 7/26/19

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your Friday morning 7/26 local headlines:

Plans are currently in the works to create a state-based health insurance exchange in Pennsylvania.

A Blair County judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit brought by three volunteer firefighters against a local fire company.

Firefighters battled a blaze in Altoona earlier this week that damaged a local grocery store.

A Philadelphia man accused of running a huge drug ring in Blair and Cambria counties says he wants to be his own lawyer in his trial.

A local woman has been arrested and charged with an armed robbery from late last year.

A Syrian refugee accused of plotting to bomb a Christian Church in Pittsburgh has pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges.

Pennsylvania may be the next state to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21.

As students gear up to soon head back to college they’re urged to be up to date with their vaccinations, including one to protect them from meningitis.

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