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The BeST Transit board of directors voted to temporarily suspend fixed-route fares at its monthly board meeting Wednesday in response to safety measures against COVID-19.

For the health and safety of the campus community, Mansfield University has postponed its spring 2020 commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 2 due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

As Northwest Savings Bank adapts its practices to prevent the spread of coronavirus and ensure the well-being of its customers and employees, it will further limit access to the branch lobbies and continue to serve customers through the retail drive-thru network and alternative banking channels.

The Potter Tioga Maple Festival has been canceled, the Potter Tioga Maple Fest Committee announced, due to the coronavirus.

In this time of social distancing and self-quarantine, the need for communication, to relate with another person, is strikingly apparent.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., April 2, that there are 1,211 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 7,016 in 62 counties. The department also reported 16 new deaths among positive cases, bringing the statewide total to …

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MANSFIELD — Volunteers are teaming up to run errands for senior citizens in the Mansfield area, free of charge.

Among the growing list of events and activities impacted by COVID-19 is the 2020 Showcase of Student Scholarship scheduled for April 15 at Mansfield University. Due to social distancing guidelines and the transition to an online curriculum at the university, the faculty and organizers of the…

ELKLAND — With schools closed, parents are working to provide a sense of normalcy at home even though nothing about this situation is normal.

National Updates

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Ballotpedia is providing comprehensive coverage on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting America’s political and civic life. Our coverage includes how federal, state, and local governments are responding, and the effects those responses are having on campaigns and elections.

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Holland America Line said four guests have died while on its Zaandam cruise ship as it heads towards a port in Florida. Over a dozen other ships are still at sea.

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 160,000 Americans and killed more than 3,700, but urged everyone to follow federal guidelines so the country can end the pandemic.

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Colorado woman Karen Eveleth trained her dog Sunny to help deliver groceries to her neighbor who relies on oxygen to breath.

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CNN's Miguel Marquez gets an exclusive look inside a New York City hospital where doctors and staff are working tirelessly to save coronavirus patients.

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Grammy award-winning musician Zac Brown tells CNN's Chloe Melas why he opted to cancel his upcoming tour during the coronavirus pandemic.

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73-year-old musician John Prine is in hospital in critical condition after a sudden onset of novel coronavirus symptoms, according to a statement from his family.

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Cops and firefighters sanitize, social distance and spread positivity on the job

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President Donald Trump "got it right away" when presented with data about the rise in coronavirus cases, which influenced his decision to extend social distancing guidelines, Dr. Anthony Fauci…

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CNN's Elie Honig discusses whether the President has the power to postpone the general election amid an emergency situation.

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CNN's Jeremy Diamond presses President Donald Trump after he denied instructing Vice President Mike Pence to not call governors he felt were being unappreciative of federal assistance during t…

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During a coronavirus task force briefing, President Trump interrupts PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor after she asks about his previous claim that governors don't need all of the equipment they a…

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(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Sunday said the federal government is extending to April 30 its guidelines on social distancing and other measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 2,300 Americans.

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CNN's Shimon Prokupecz goes inside the 1,000-bed makeshift field hospital erected to treat coronavirus patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

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(The Center Square) – Residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are under a travel advisory as the number of deaths in the United States from the novel coronavirus doubled to more than 2,000 over a 48 hour period.

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(The Center Square) – Over the past two weeks, more than 100 million Americans have woken up to a strange world in which the government shuttered many businesses.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) responds to a tweet by President Trump in which he claims that there are thousands of federal government ventilators found in a New York storage facility.

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CNN's Manu Raju reports that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) say they are not ready to vote for a historic stimulus bill because of certain stipulat…

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Vice President Mike Pence said President Trump's comments about easing social distancing restrictions by Easter were "aspirational."

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Strict no-visitation policies at New York nursing homes are in place but window visits can help keep the family connection.

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U.S citizens returning from overseas are waiting hours to be screened for coronavirus, all while being kept in close quarters at a time when social distancing is advised. Watch the latest vide…

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A mom on retreat in France trying to get home. A musician on tour. Parents wanting to introduce their newborn to his Japanese family. Everything canceled or in jeopardy because of coronavirus.…

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Pope Francis defied Italy's lockdown rules on Sunday afternoon as he left the Vatican to pray at a famous crucifix believed to have saved Romans from the plague in 1522. Watch the latest video…

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During a CNN town hall, doctors answered your questions about the novel coronavirus, quarantines, hand sanitizer and more. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

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John and Melanie Haering were onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan when the ship was quarantined over coronavirus concerns. The couple reunited over two weeks later. Watch the lat…