Dr. Deborah Birx speaks to the media in this image taken from online video on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020.
Dr. Deborah Birx speaks to the media in this image taken from online video on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020.

Headlines:

Dr. Deborah Birx joins Gov. Wolf for roundtable: Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator and a central Pennsylvania native, said Pennsylvania ranks among the top 5 states in controlling the disease. (Source: WGAL)

Thaddeus Stevens students tests positive for Covid-19: The individual and nine others have been instructed to quarantine. (Source: LNP)

State updates nursing home guidance: Per the revised rules, "compassionate caregivers" — family members, friends or other designated individuals —  may visit. They must have recently tested negative for Covid-19, pass a screening and wear a mask. Other changes deal with frequency of Covid-19 testing. (Source: WGAL)

Gov. Wolf continues push for legalizing recreational marijuana: He and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman touted the economic benefits and reduced burden on law enforcement, but Republican legislative leaders say they're opposed. (Source: ABC 27)

National roundup: Federal agents kill man suspected in Portland rally homicide. (Source: The Oregonian) Trump allegedly denigrated U.S. war dead. (Source: The Atlantic) Trump holds rally in Latrobe. (Source: USA Today) Unemployment falls to 8.4%. (Source: AP) Rochester, N.Y., police suspended over March suffocation death of Black man. (Source: ABC News)

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