LATEST HEADLINES

Penn State Trustees Meeting will meet today to consider Presidential appointment.

State College Borough is looking to overturn an arbitrator’s decision to reinstate a police officer who was fired last year because of allegations of improper conduct.

Traffic, safety concerns lead Chick-fil-A to plan second drive-through lane in Patton Township.

President Biden likes to champion bipartisanship, but he’s clearly not fond of the way that was displayed in the Senate yesterday.

The Senate has voted to block President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private employers. All Republicans voted for the resolution, with two Democrats crossing the aisle.

The measure will now head to the House where it faces a tougher route to passage.

The Biden Administration has also threatened to veto it if it makes it to the President’s desk.

President Biden kicks off a summit for democracy. More than 100 nations will take part in the virtual event. The goal is to help renew democracy in the U.S. and around the world. Russia and China were not invited and have condemned the summit as Cold War thinking.

The nation is marking a major milestone toward ending the pandemic.  More than 200-million people are now fully vaccinated against coronavirus.  That’s a 60-percent rate.  Top expert Dr. Anthony Fauci thinks the term “fully vaccinated” will soon mean having a booster shot as well.

A former Minnesota cop will be back in court as her manslaughter trial enters day two.  Kim Potter claims she mistook her gun for her taser when she killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop arrest in April.  The jury saw different body camera videos of the shooting yesterday.

Parts of the country could see up to a foot of snow today and into tomorrow.  Winter storm warnings are in effect for Nebraska, Iowa, New Mexico, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Colorado.  This could be the first big snowfall of the season for the Colorado Rockies.

Sports

NHL – The The Devils shutout the Flyers, 3-0.

NBA – The 76ers defeated the Hornets, 110-106.

Penn State men’s basketball dominates second half to earn 74-54 victory over Wagner.

Penn State football safeties coach Anthony Poindexter to stay with program.

Tiger Woods is returning to golf:  Tiger Woods is officially back – for the first time since his single-car accident outside of L.A. in February. Woods has announced that he will be playing in a tournament next week…He’ll be playing in the 2021 PNC Championship alongside his son Charlie.  

Sports Illustrated has named Tom Brady their ‘Sportsperson of the Year’.