Pennsylvania officials announced Wednesday that residents must wear face coverings when outside the home, the latest in a series of mask mandates in various states to combat the spread of COVID-19.

A sign at Dempsey's says "shut happens."
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The stay-at-home order in place for Ohio has been extended until May 1, and each state neighboring Ohio has imposed similar measures. Both have seen higher numbers of both coronavirus cases and deaths.

Ed Santillan is CEO of AgraPharm, LLC. He decided to get into the hemp industry after his wife discovered that CBD helped with her migraines.
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At AgraPharm LLC’s warehouse in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, the scent of cannabis is potent.

“What you're smelling today is about only a third of what it really smells like when we first harvest the crop,” said AgraPharm’s CEO Ed Santillan.

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Pennsylvania will soon have new congressional maps.

The United States Supreme Court has decided not to block a state court ruling requiring Pennsylvania's Legislature to immediately redraw its legislative boundaries.

Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court had previously ruled those 18 congressional districts — drawn by a Republican Legislature and signed by a Republican governor in 2011 — were overly partisan and violated the state Constitution.

A last minute objection to ballot signatures filed by Governor Kasich could keep the GOP presidential hopeful off the Pennsylvania primary ballot next month.

Film Production Incentives - Do They Work?

Aug 22, 2011

The Ohio Film office as of now has secured four new films to be shot in Ohio. Now, this has brought the total number of films, television series, and commercials assisted by the Motion Picture Tax Credit to 24 since the beginning of the program in 2010. How have these incentives played a part in making Ohio more accessible and more desirable to producers and directors alike? This hour, we'll talk with journalists, film offices, a director and producer, to figure out what makes a state desirable for Hollywood and why. Guests: