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Federal judge rules Pennsylvania governor’s coronavirus restrictions unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled that Gov. Tom Wolf’s business closures and gathering limits to decrease coronavirus transmission were unconstitutional. “Even in an emergency, the authority of government is not unfettered,” District Court Judge William Stickman wrote in a decision Monday. “The liberties protected by the Constitution are not fair-weather — freedoms in place when times… Read More »

Last call: Governors roll back hours instead of reopenings as bars take blame for coronavirus surge

Spencer Platt | Getty Images Desy’s is one of the last bars left standing in Morrisville, North Carolina.  Owner Desislava Nikolova made her American dream come true by opening Desy’s and another bar in nearby Cary after immigrating to America from Bulgaria 11 years ago. While the coronavirus pandemic forced the majority of her counterparts in the local… Read More »