Governor Wolf Statement on the Resignation of Attorney General Kane

first_img August 16, 2016 Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf released the following statement on the resignation of Attorney General Kathleen Kane:“What has transpired with Attorney General Kane is unfortunate. Her decision to resign is the right one, and will allow the people of Pennsylvania to finally move on from this situation.“I have full faith and confidence in the employees of the Office of the Attorney General and know that they will continue to perform its most important functions including protecting consumers and prosecuting criminals. Moving forward, I will work with both Republicans and Democrats in the Senate regarding any potential appointment of an Attorney General.”# # #Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Governor Wolf Statement on the Resignation of Attorney General Kanecenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

The Latest: Two Kansas State student-athletes test positive

first_imgAccording to school protocol, each athlete will have to self-isolate for 10 days or be without fever for 72 hours without medication, whichever takes longer. The guidelines also include quarantine for anybody known to have been in contact with someone who tested positive.The athletic department’s new return-to-campus policy includes a recommended week-long, stay-at-home period prior to returning and quarantine upon arrival prior to testing. Student-athletes are not allowed inside any department facilities and can’t participate in any voluntary or required team activities until a negative test result is received.Although the university did not disclose what sports the student-athletes play, Athletics Director Gene Taylor said a small number of positive tests was anticipated based on what has happened across college football.___Kentucky has moved its football season opener against Eastern Michigan ahead two days to Sept. 3, avoiding a conflict with the rescheduled 146th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. June 16, 2020 Associated Press The Latest: Two Kansas State student-athletes test positive Guardiola says Walker made a “brave statement” about the effect the lockdown had on him and his family and adds “the human being always goes first before the football player.”Guardiola says there is no chance his players would be fully fit after only three weeks of training ahead of the restart and is worried about the risk of injuries.___Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone says an antibody test revealed he had COVID-19.Malone says in an interview with CBS4 in Denver he wasn’t feeling well shortly after the season was suspended March 11. He reached out to the team’s medical staff to be tested but no tests were available at the time. Malone says he had an antibody test around Memorial Day weekend. The hall of fame also plans new safety protocols in accordance with state and federal guidelines, including rigorous cleaning procedures, temperature checks for staff and guests, masks and additional hand sanitizing station throughout the museum.___Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will not hold Kyle Walker’s lockdown indiscretions against him when the Premier League resumes on Wednesday.Walker apologized for hosting a party at his home during the 100-day shutdown of the league because of the coronavirus outbreak. The England right back also said he was being “harassed” after acknowledging in a statement he breached lockdown rules to visit members of his family.Guardiola was asked if Walker’s actions affected his chances of being selected against Arsenal on the first day of the Premier League’s resumption. He says “I judge my players on what happen on the pitch.” Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Kansas State confirmed Tuesday that two student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 out of approximately 120 who have undergone testing. center_img Both SEC schools were allowed to begin a phased return of student-athletes last week and both are planning to start fall semester in August. ___The College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta plans to reopen July 1 with a new exhibit featuring historically black colleges and universities.The museum closed in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The reopening was delayed after the facility sustained damage in riots that erupted the night of May 29 over the death of George Floyd. The glass facade was shattered and merchandise was stolen from the street-front gift shop, but no exhibits or artifacts were damaged.The new HBCU exhibit will focus on their history, traditions and Hall of Fame players and coaches. There will also be a special section dedicated to Georgia’s HBCUs, the Celebration Bowl and kick-off games between the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and Southwestern Athletic Conference. The museum is also planning a second exhibit that will open next year during black history month. The Russian anti-doping agency says it is resuming the testing of athletes after a break of nearly three months because of the coronavirus pandemic.The agency says its staff has been equipped with protective equipment and will have to test negative for the virus before working with any athletes.It has also offered athletes advice on how to register their status if they have to isolate themselves because they have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.The agency initially suspended testing on March 27 for one week but that was extended because of Russian government measures to prevent the spread of the virus.___ The Derby was postponed from May 2 to Sept. 5 because of COVID-19 concerns, the first time since 1945 it didn’t run on the first Saturday in May. Kentucky will play its eighth Thursday night game in modern times and first since hosting Auburn on Oct. 15, 2015.___Kentucky has screened football players for COVID-19 but so far hasn’t specified how many of the 90 players back have been cleared to practice. Vanderbilt athletics is currently in the first stage of its return and football is the only sport back on campus. The team may conduct voluntary workouts this month, and activities will increase during the summer as long as university guidelines allow. The school’s plan says football is aiming to begin preseason practice in early August. Malone says the team doctor called up and said “you tested positive.”Malone adds that he likes to say “I got coronavirus and I kicked its butt.”His squad was in third place in the Western Conference when the season was halted. The league is working on completing the health and safety protocols for a restart at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.Malone says “I hope that going down to Orlando will be in a safe environment and we can limit the amount of people that actually get it.”___ More AP sports: and read more