Local News Headlines 11/6/19

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 11/6 local headlines:

Norfolk Southern has driven a stake into the hearts of its Altoona workforce for a third time this year furloughing another 95 workers.

It was Election Day yesterday and the Blair County Board of Commissioners will have a new look come January.

The voters of Altoona think Mayor Matt Pacifico is doing a good job re-electing him by a two to one margin.

Four new members were elected to the Altoona school board suggesting property owners are upset with the current building project.

A crime victim rights measure was approved by Pennsylvania voters yesterday despite a court challenge.

The election for two seats on a Pennsylvania appellate court was too close to call overnight.

Blair County voters turned out in slightly higher numbers than in a normal off year election, topping 30 percent turnout.

The State GOP is suing to make sure every vote was counted after reported problems across the state.

A federal Homeland Security official is praising Pennsylvania’s efforts to improve the security of elections.

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