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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania will foot the cost of postage for voters to mail in ballots in November’s general election, officials said Friday, a move that Gov. Tom Wolf has made a priority as the coronavirus pandemic unexpectedly fueled high interest in voting by mail under a new state law.

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TRENTON, N.J. — Airbnb said Friday it’s cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey, suspending or removing altogether 35 listings, after state health officials warned house parties led to clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — A county council in Delaware has enacted a measure that bans county police officers from using kneeholds and bars the use of chokeholds except for situations where deadly force is warranted.

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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers passed two bills Thursday aimed at addressing racial injustice, one making Juneteenth a state holiday and another abolishing the county-level title of freeholder, which sponsors say alludes to a time when Black people and women were excluded from government.

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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday denounced a Republican state lawmaker and self-styled opponent of mask-wearing for mimicking the words of the state’s health secretary, who is transgender, by appealing for tolerance of the “unmasked community.”

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Delaware State University is one of the first historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to roll out a new mass COVID-19 testing program.

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New Jersey lawmakers seemed close to supporting legislation Thursday that could free more than 3,000 prisoners — about 20% of the state’s prison population — months before their release dates in response to the extraordinary threat posed by the coronavirus in tightly packed correctional facilities.