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University Park Airport to Receive $1.9 Million in Federal Infrastructure Funding.

The People’s Choice Festival will return next summer, but at a new location for the first time in its 28-year history. Grange Park in Centre Hall will host the annual arts festival July 14-17, organizers wrote in a statement. People’s Choice had been held on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg since its inception in 1993.

State College Police Looking for Man Who Shot Into Drug Store, Stole Medication.

Schools across the country are taking precautions over a new TikTok challenge that calls on students to commit acts of violence today. Police departments say the threats do not appear to be credible. Still, parents are urged to notify them if their children hear of anything specific.

A new update out of Kentucky reveals fewer people are missing from last week’s devastating tornado.  The number is down to 15 after crews found another victim yesterday.  A 13-year-old girl was recovered three blocks from her home after six of her family members lost their lives.

The final piece of President Biden’s economic plan is likely being pushed until after the New Year.  Democrats don’t think they’ll meet a Christmas deadline to pass his social spending bill.  It would expand Medicare, create universal pre-kindergarten and fight climate change.

There’s new hope a cereal plant strike could be over before Christmas.  Kellogg’s reached a tentative deal with the 14-hundred workers who walked off the job two months ago in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.  They’ll vote on the contract Sunday.

Love Coke products? There’s a huge recall you’ll want to know about. Apparently, anumber of products of some of their items due to metal contamination…as in, “contamination of metal bolts or washers.” Here’s a list of the products affected:

  • Minute Maid Berry Punch
  • Strawberry Lemonade
  • Fruit Punch in 59-ounce cartons
  • Sprite 12-ounce cans
  • Coca-Cola 12-ounce cans

All of the affected products have a date code of AUG 1522 WM B and were distributed in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia. What that means? You need to get rid of any of these products ASAP. You can also bring the products back to the place of purchase for a full refund and if you have further questions, call Coca-Cola’s Consumer Interaction Center at 1-800-GET-COKE (800-438-2653).

Sports

NBA – The Brooklyn Nets defeated the 76ers, 114-105.

NHL – The Flyers lost ina shootout to Montreal, 3-2.

NFL TNF – Kansas City Wins Shootout with Chargers, 34-28

Football players are facing new COVID rules as cases spike.  All 32 NFL teams must now wear masks in facilities, follow social distancing, take meals to go, and limit capacity in weight rooms.  The NFL and the NFLPA also made changes to players back on the field faster.

Penn State Men’s and Woman’s Lacrosse Announces 2022 Schedule.

The NCAA is taking another step towards establishing a new constitution to govern college sports.