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Canada, US are easing pandemic border-crossing restrictions

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TORONTO (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on travel between Canada and the U.S. began to loosen Monday for some Canadians, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said plans to totally reopen the border would be announced over the next few weeks. Canadian citizens and permanent residents who have had ...

Silver season

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EAGLE PASS, Texas — The Mifflin County 15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars ended their season on Wednesday afternoon, earning the silver medal after being defeated by California in the national title game, 9-1. The all-stars’ 17-game journey to national runner-up status began on July 9 and ...

Authority appoints PMAA delegates

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LEWISTOWN — Two members of the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Lewistown have been chosen to represent the authority as Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association voting and alternate delegates. During MABL’s Wednesday afternoon meeting, the board voted to approve Barry Bargo as ...

Casey pledges to execute ‘five freedoms’

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STATE COLLEGE — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) shared his plan to expand Pennsylvania children’s freedoms when he visited the Step-by-Step School for Early Learning on Wednesday. Casey read to the “leaping lizards,” pre-kindergarten students ages 4 and 5, before participating in a ...

Teachers unions push for school mask mandates

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By Associated Press Pennsylvania’s two statewide teachers unions on Wednesday urged K-12 schools to require masks in school buildings, a measure that state officials are encouraging but have not mandated as students prepare to return to class. The Pennsylvania State Education Association ...