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Coronavirus Delaware: Gov. Carney Says State Is Bracing For Surge In COVID-19 CasesThe governor arrived in New Castle, Delaware to highlight a new delivery of personal protective equipment. 
Coronavirus Latest: Democrats Delay Nominating Convention Until Week Of Aug. 17 Because Of COVID-19 ThreatThis comes after former Delaware Senator Joe Biden said he didn't think it would be possible to hold it in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: More Than 600 Philadelphia International Airport Contractors Being Laid Off, Union SaysPhiladelphia International Airport has laid off more than 600 union members on Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic, the union officials say.
Coronavirus In Bucks County: Some Voters 'Nervous' Coming Out For Bensalem Special Election During COVID-19 OutbreakA judge is rejecting an attempt to delay a special election to fill a vacant seat in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives from Bucks County over concerns that it would risk public health as coronavirus spreads.
New Jersey Senate Passes Bill Banning Single-Use PlasticsBusinesses who violate it repeatedly would be subject to fines as high as $5,000.
Mayor Jim Kenney Tackles Gun Violence, Free Community College Of Philadelphia Tuition During Budget AddressA highlight of the address is the administration's botched attempt to open a safe injection site in South Philadelphia. 
New Bill Would Make Jersey Shore Beachgoers Fasten Umbrellas To SandThe bill provides a $50 fine for a first violation and up to $250 for a third or subsequent violation.
Monmouth University Polling Institute Hard At Work Measuring Political Trends Ahead Of South Carolina PrimarySome of the experts that measure those trends are right in our region.
Top Lawmaker Unveils Plan To Set Aside $500 Million For New Jersey TransitThe figure Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney is seeking amounts to just over 20% of the transit agency's 2019 budget.
Three Transgender Felons Seek To Ease Pennsylvania Rules On Name ChangesA Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names.