Day: February 1, 2021

PA snow: Gov. Wolf urges motorists to avoid unnecessary travel due to winter storm

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Governor Tom Wolf is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel as a nor’easter continues to dump snow across the region.

“As this winter storm continues, the best plan of action is to stay home,” Gov. Wolf said. “If you are required to travel, have all the proper safety precautions in place and stay alert for rapidly changing conditions.”

Wolf is also encouraging employers to offer telework options if possible on Monday.

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Roughly 1 to 4 inches of snow has already fallen across the commonwealth Sunday night. A coastal low moving up the coast will help fuel a heavy band of snow to parts of the region. The AccuWeather team says the heaviest snow will fall after 10 a.m. Monday.

Speeds will be reduced to 45 mph on the following roadways, according to PennDOT:

– Interstates 76, 95, 295, 476,

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Tracking device helps Merced police arrest burglary suspect


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A suspect has been arrested after police found stolen items from a local beauty supply store.

Around 12:25 a.m. Friday, dispatchers at the Merced Police Department received an alarm call about a tracking device stolen from the Cosmo Prof beauty supply store, 80 W. Olive Ave., according to a news release.

Authorities said the tracking device was found inside a bag containing more than $1,000 of store property. Police located the tracker which pinged a location at an apartment complex near the 3000 block of Park Avenue.

When officers responded to the area, they found the suspect, identified as Salvador Mendoza Orozco, who police said was loitering in a courtyard at the complex and in possession of a bag that contained seven cordless hair clippers, according to the release.

Police said officers went to the beauty supply stored and discovered that it had been burglarized. Officers returned the

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Heed the Wisdom of Rob Lowe

As a boy in Dayton, Ohio, and continuing after his unstable, divorced mother moved the family to Malibu so she could (only after arriving) announce that she was marrying a doctor she had met in a clinic that offered Seventies quackery to people with unexplained allergies, Rob Lowe thought of himself as an awkward theater nerd. When it came to flirting with girls, “I had no game whatsoever,” he recalls in his sagacious autobiography, Stories I Only Tell My Friends. Evidence accumulated to the contrary; for his 14th birthday, for instance, a girl he didn’t know particularly well offered him a birthday cake — and sex. (On the beach. It was lovely, he says.) He was barely 19 when Nastassia Kinski, one of his co-stars on The Hotel New Hampshire (1984) and generally acknowledged to be one of the world’s great beauties, openly propositioned him, and he didn’t

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