Local News Headlines 11/09/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 11/9 local headlines:

Pennsylvania catapulted Joe Biden to victory and the White House on Saturday after a long, hard fought and expensive campaign that still isn’t quite over until a number of lawsuits are settled.

Citing serious and legitimate questions, State House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff is questioning the Election process in the State.

Blair County supporters of President Trump gathered at the courthouse in Hollidaysburg yesterday and heard State Rep Jim Gregory announce he will introduce a bill to eliminate mail-in voting.

The State Department of Health Saturday confirmed 4,035 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 227,985 with 40 new deaths totaling 9,015. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,688 confirmed with 218 probable and 35 deaths.

Some Democratic members of the State Senate say the rising number of coronavirus cases emphasize the need to spend more Federal CARES dollars.

A fire Friday destroyed a mobile home near Duncansville with the neighbors rescuing a woman who was inside.

A member of a cocaine ring in Blair and Cambria Counties has been sentenced for his part in the organization.

An Altoona woman was arrested by police after they found her in a motel room with drugs.

With coronavirus cases surging in Pennsylvania, State Agriculture officials are offering advice on how to keep your pets safe.

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