What you need to know for Thursday, June 25, 2020.
High: 85, low: 63. Partly sunny.
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Hard history: Monuments linked to racism are being toppled nationwide. What should Gettysburg do with its 40 Confederate statues? Read more.
- See also: Mount Rushmore will stay, governor says
Closing the book: The Press And Journal weekly newspaper is ceasing publication after 166 years. The pandemic is being blamed. Read more.
- See also: Readers react to loss of ‘Middletown institution’
Coming back: CBS 21 journalist Robb Hanrahan was awake days after a “massive” heart attack that put him on life support, his wife reported. Read more.
- See also: FBI joins search for Amish woman
Shopping: Some Pa. shopping malls are reopening this week, including four in the Philadelphia suburbs. Read more.
- See also: Antique auto museum to reopen
Drinking: Rubber Soul Brewing is turning Hummelstown’s old borough hall into a brewpub that is expected to open in August. Read more.
- See also: Jack’s Hard Cider to open restaurant
Better news: A doctor says the number of people hospitalized in UPMC with COVID-19 is the lowest in weeks, and those who test positive aren’t getting as sick. He suggested the country is focusing too much on rising case counts. Read more.
- See also: Dauphin County sewage shows May surge
Quarantine order: N.J., N.Y. and Connecticut are requiring visitors from certain states to quarantine for at least two weeks. Read more.
- See also: Cases surge among younger people
Specialist’s year: Penn State football’s Jake Pinegar topped the 100-point mark as a true freshman placekicker in 2018, then upped his field goal game in 2019. What will this year be like? Read more.
- See also: ‘Hey, Jones’ Q&A
Under pressure: Five Philadelphia Eagles are facing make-or-break seasons this year. Read more.
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