Local News Headlines 11/13/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 11/13 local headlines:

Pennsylvania set yet another one-day record on Thursday for the number of new COVID-19 cases, with nearly 5,500 reported.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 5,488 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 248,856 with 49 new deaths totaling 9,194, the highest daily cases increase to date. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,921 confirmed with 304 probable and 41 deaths.

State officials are calling on the federal government to re-authorize Title 32 to allow the PA National Guard to continue to carry out its COVID-19 missions without placing a financial burden on the state.

A Pennsylvania judge orders the state to discount potentially several thousand ballots for which voters failed to submit valid ID.

State Senator Judy Ward voiced her support yesterday for a planned review of the 2020 election results by a State Senate Committee.

The State Senate GOP elected the chamber’s first female majority leader yesterday.

Authorities in Clearfield County have arrested a woman for a drug smuggling scheme at SCI Houtzdale.

An Altoona woman is under arrest for allegedly stalking an ex-boyfriend both in her vehicle and by cellphone.

A Former Assistant D-A in Blair County has filed a lawsuit against his former employer.

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