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Penn State announced Tuesday that it has extended its COVID vaccine mandate to all employees at six commonwealth campuses.

Faced with Substitute Teacher Shortage, SCASD Increases Daily Pay Rates.

Centre County, State College Moving Forward with Health Department Study.

After 40 years with State College borough, assistant borough manager for public safety and former police chief Tom King is officially retiring at the end of October.

Three Penn State alum will represent the Nittany Lions when the NBA’s 75th season tips off this week. Lamar Stevens ’20 begins his second season on the Cleveland Cavaliers roster, Calvin Booth ’98 is set for his second year as the General Manager of the Denver Nuggets, and Andrew Jones ’11, M ’15 begins his first season as Assistant Coach with the Detroit Pistons.

It’s being reported that a man who allegedly raped a woman on a Pennsylvania train was in the country illegally.  Officials say the woman was harassed by the suspect for about 40 minutes before he attacked her.  It apparently happened in front of passengers who did nothing to help.

Today marks another step toward more COVID boosters for millions of people.

The Senate is expected to make a move today on a voting rights bill.  Lawmakers will hold a procedural vote despite Republican support.  Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says all 50 Democrats are on board but the bill needs 60 to agree in order to move forward.

Investigators are arriving in Texas today to piece together a plane crash where all 21 people on board survived.  They all managed to escape on their own before the plane even left the runway.  It rolled through a fence and burst into flames while taking off for a baseball game yesterday.