Local News Headlines 8/8/19

Here’s your Thursday morning 8/8 local headlines:

Governor Tom Wolf was among those to speak at a gun rally at the State Capitol late Wednesday afternoon.

Some Democratic State Legislators are calling on the Governor to convene a special session to address gun control.

A second St. Francis student was hurt in the Dayton Ohio shooting.

An Altoona couple facing child endangerment charges are now facing theft of services charges as well.

A proposed power nutrition bar plant that Blair County was hoping to land will now reside next door.

City officials think there might be a solution to Altoona’s cemetery blight by using CDBG funds.

A number of voting reform bills are now pending in the State Senate.

County officials are suggesting that address assignment issues be turned over to the 911 center.

A Penn State survey has come up with a reason that men don’t like to use reusable shopping bags.

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