Local News headlines 7/15/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 7/15 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed there are 929 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 96,671 with 20 new deaths totaling 6,931. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 96 confirmed and 11 probable.

The GOP legislature yesterday mounted another effort to turn COVID management over to the counties instead of the Governor.

A school property tax relief bill is headed to Governor Wolf’s desk.

A convicted drug kingpin is seeking another trial claiming his first one was unfair.

Logan Township Police make a traffic stop along old 6th Avenue Road and end up making a drug arrest.

A Hollidaysburg woman was arrested by police on Monday for numerous sex crimes.

Blair County is joining with others to challenge lawsuits brought by the Trump campaign against the state’s mail-in vote process.

The Tyrone School Board has voted and passed their plan to fully re-open for classes in the fall.

Governor Wolf has signed two bills into law intended to make local police more accountable to the public.

State Senator Judy Ward’s blight bill has been signed into law by the Governor yesterday.

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