Local News Headlines 6/8/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 6/8 local headlines:

An estimated 700 people joined in a peaceful march against racism and injustice Saturday in downtown Altoona.

Governor Wolf, who’s repeatedly told Pennsylvanians to social distance, is defending his recent participation in a protest march.

A Blair County man pleaded guilty in court on Friday of raping a 12 year old girl.

Authorities in Cambria County have released the identity of a woman found dead in Portage last week.

There is more information available about a missing Clearfield County man that State Police have been looking for.

A St. Mary’s woman was arrested by Police after she was caught stealing from the Logan Town Center.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 506 additional cases of COVID_19 bringing the total to 75,592 with 12 new deaths totaling 5,943. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County has risen by one to 53 with one death.

The State is seeing more cases of an illness in children linked to COVID-19.

The Giant Eagle Supermarket chain is facing several lawsuits of their insistence that customers wear masks inside the stores.

Thanks to the easing of coronavirus restrictions, the athletics program is making a comeback at Penn State.

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