Local News Headlines 8/13/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 8/13 local headlines:

The PIAA has told Governor Wolf it wants to talk with his aides about possible options for fall sports.

The Hollidaysburg School District has settled on a plan for both in-person and online learning.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 849 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 121,130 with 33 new deaths. The total number of Blair County cases stands at 286 confirmed and 16 probable with 7 deaths.

The Secretary of the State Department of Labor and Industry was grilled on the problems of unemployment compensation at a legislative hearing yesterday.

The state Department of Labor and Industry is offering advice for someone who previously filed for unemployment compensation due to a pandemic-related job loss if they once again lose their job.

The State Department of Health yesterday warned Pennsylvanians about contact tracing scams that are popping up.

Penn State is forcing students to sign a liability agreement and assume all risk of COVID-19 prior to returning to campus this fall.

A couple on the run from Police was finally apprehended in Blair County last week.

A Teen is up on charges of possessing weapons in the city with a PFA lodged against him.

A Blair Township woman is facing charges of choking another woman over a photo album.

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