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City Of Lower Burrell Closes All Parks Until Further NoticeThe City of Lower Burrell has closed all of its parks until further notice.
Urban Redevelopment Authority Of Pittsburgh Waives All Fees For Businesses Applying For AssistanceThe Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh has announced they are waiving all fees for local small businesses applying for assistance.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Public Schools Employee Tests Positive For CoronavirusA staff member of Pittsburgh Brookline has tested positive for coronavirus.
Tornado, Flash Flood Warnings Issued For Pittsburgh AreaA tornado warning is in effect for Allegheny, Beaver and Washington Counties.
Local Deli Provides Lunch For City Of McKeesport Police DepartmentLampert's Deli Express provided lunch today for the McKeesport Police Department.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Port Authority Reduces Customer Service HoursPort Authority announced that it will be reducing its customer service hours "due to ongoing events."
Coronavirus In Allegheny County: Bethel Park Establishes Community Helpline For Those In NeedBethel Park announced Friday that a community helpline had been set up to help the members of the municipality during the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Visitors Litter, Vandalize State ParksAs many people head to state parks to exercise and get out of their houses, park officials say some are leaving trash and vandalizing spaces.
Coronavirus Closures: Pittsburgh Public Schools To Stay Closed Through April 14Pittsburgh Public Schools will stay closed until April 14.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: State Eases Requirements To Introduce More Healthcare ProvidersGovernor Wolf has lessened barriers in order to introduce more healthcare providers to the workforce and ship more medical supplies, according to a new release from Harrisburg.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Information On State Prison Cases To Be Made Available OnlineThe Department of Corrections announced it will share regular updates about the coronavirus in the state prison system via its website.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: Beaver, Centre, Washington Counties Added To Stay At Home ListGovernor Wolf is issuing a stay-at-home order today for Beaver, Centre and Washington Counties, according to a new release from Harrisburg.

CBS World News

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 cases top 640,000 worldwideRegions across the United States are seeing a surge in cases.
The mystery behind Germany's low coronavirus death rateExperts see a number of possible reasons why Germany has fared better than Italy in the pandemic so far.
Doctor explains how lockdown orders are slowing the coronavirus' spreadNearly half of all American residents are under lockdown orders as state and local governments scramble to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The U.S. now has more cases than anywhere in the world. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to talk about how the latest data says the pandemic will play out, and how the severe precautions will affect the virus’ curve.
The untold history behind the 1936 OlympicsWith the Summer 2020 Olympics now postponed, it'll be awhile before more Olympic legends like Jesse Owens are created. By winning 4 gold medals in the 1936 games in Berlin, he dashed Adolf Hitler's claims of white supremacy. And on this very day 30 years ago, he posthumously earned another honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. But Owens wasn't alone in breaking ground at those games in Germany. Over a dozen other African American men, and 2 women, also represented America at the Games. Their lesser-known story is told in the documentary, and now the new book, "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice." Michelle Miller shares the untold story of the historic event.
Coronavirus updates: U.S. tops 100,000 COVID-19 casesWith the U.S. reporting more cases than any other nation, American hospitals are facing a daunting challenge.
South Africa begins 21-day coronavirus lockdownSouth Africa now has over 1,100 confirmed cases of coronavirus and has reported its first death. More than 56 million South Africans are now dealing with a new reality, the challenge of a three-week lockdown during which many people may not have easy access to water and decent sanitation. Debora Patta reports from Johannesburg, where some in a nearby town appear to be disregarding the strict precautions.