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State College, PA, United States

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Past articles by David:

Questions unanswered as Norfolk Southern moves 85 jobs to Altoona after laying off 200 last year

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Between May and November 2019, more than 200 workers at Norfolk Southern in Altoona were laid off, and today the company announced they are moving 85 positions here from the Roanoke, Virginia location, which is being shut down. Locals in Altoona say they’re not sure how many laid off workers in […] → Read More

Sculptor brings extinct birds back to Centre County

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A special presentation combining art and nature is coming to the State College area and it’s called the Lost Bird Project. It features sculptures memorializing 5 birds from North America that have gone extinct. The original sculptures were placed at locations where the birds were last seen. I want people […] → Read More

Alex Trebek returns to work

(WTAJ/CNN) — Alex Trebek is back to work at “Jeopardy!” The game show host announced on social media he is currently taping Jeopardy’s new season. Trebek has been away from the show for five months after he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Now he says his chemotherapy treatments are “over,” and he is […] → Read More

Shots fired at Philadelphia Police officers

(WTAJ/KYW) — Today in Philadelphia, investigators returned to the scene where someone shot at two Philadelphia Police Officers. This latest attack comes just around two weeks since six police officers were shot during a standoff in another part of the city. This time though, police say there’s no indication the gunman knew these were police […] → Read More

AT&T, Nexstar reach agreement, WTAJ restored to DirecTV viewers

Aug. 29, 2019 – Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (“Nexstar”) and AT&T (NYSE: T) have entered into a new multi-year retransmission consent agreement to provide Nexstar-owned network affiliated and local broadcast stations to customers of AT&T’s video platforms in 97 markets across the United States. Nexstar local stations are now returning to any impacted […] → Read More

Hot air balloon festival

(WTAJ/CBS) — The annual hot air balloon festival is underway in Boise, Idaho. “The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic” kicked off yesterday. The colorful hot air balloons will fill the air through Sunday. This is the festival’s 28th year, and some special balloons from Europe will make an appearance this year, including Darth Vader and Master Yoda. → Read More

State College Area School District’s finished construction projects

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) – Monday, was the opening of the new building for the State College Area School District’s Delta program, or alternative learning school building, as well as several large projects at State College Area High School, said. The superintendent tells WTAJ the Delta Program’s new building construction, helps provide a better learning […] → Read More

Lincoln Caverns brings Huntingdon County history to light

HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Lincoln Caverns is bringing Huntingdon County’s history to light. “We have family from New Jersey and we’re from Ohio,” Monica Young said. “This was a good middle point for us to meet, and it looked like a good spot to be with fun activities for the kids.” Monica Young’s kids […] → Read More

UPDATE: Cow found in Centre County

Cow found in Centre County. → Read More

Bull on the loose in Centre County

A bull is on the loose in Centre County. → Read More

One person seriously injured after rollover crash in Centre County

One person suffered serious injuries after a crash in Centre County this afternoon. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Possible Nazi group uncovered on Penn State's main campus

Penn State University officials say packets of information shine light on a possible hate group on Penn State's University Park campus. → Read More

Renovations completed at State College Area High School

The State College High School has wrapped up multiple two-year plus renovation projects. → Read More