Local News Headlines 6/25/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 6/25 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 495 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 83,191 with 54 deaths totaling 6,515. The total number of cases in Blair County rose by one to 62 with one death.

With a recent surge in COVID-19 cases around the world, Governor Wolf says Pennsylvania is better prepared to deal with a possible second wave.

Some local doctors are giving advice concerning some spikes in recent COVID-19 test results.

A convicted Blair County drug dealer has his sentence reduced in Blair County court.

The state House and Senate have passed two police reform bills yesterday.

State Senator Judy Ward’s bill to increase penalties for assault on healthcare workers is on the Governor’s desk to be signed.

State lawmakers will review a bill that would allow mail-in ballots to be counted prior to Election Day.

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Lancaster today.

There’s a new budget in place for the Altoona School District with no tax increase for property owners.

Starting today, 14th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues will be closed for the demolition of the existing bridge crossing.

The Altoona Curve will be selling tickets for the big fireworks show at PNG Field.

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