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Philadelphia Councilmembers huddle during the 3.5 hour public hearing.

Philadelphia's 10-year property tax abatement will be drastically lowered under a bill that gained preliminary City Council approval Tuesday evening. Read more here. Read more

A shopping cart in a grocery.

The Wolf administration is sounding the alarm on yet another proposed change to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits by the Trump administration. The Department of Human Services says it's bad for Pennsylvania. Read more here.Read more

Kids practice reading to dogs at the Please Touch Museum.

It's Giving Tuesday, and the Please Touch Museum hopes generosity is contagious. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia police

Pennsylvania State Police chased a driver in to Germantown. Read more here. Read more

Cherry Hill Food Pantry's new location on Beechwood Avenue.

Volunteers helped move the Cherry Hill Food Pantry into its new home Tuesday after the pantry had to leave its former rent-free location. Read more here. Read more

Eastern State Penitentiary is holding it's annual toy drive.

A toy drive is underway for children in the region whose parents are incarcerated. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

Weeks after the widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner pleaded to the state’s highest court to have the district attorney removed from her husband’s case, the DA responds, and so has the state’s attorney general. Read more here. Read more

Maurice Green

The man accused of murdering a South Philadelphia grandmother is on trial again after a mistrial trial last year. The defendant is now representing himself. Read more here. Read more

Two people in a discussion.

A survey of veterans is underway in Pennsylvania to make it easier to transfer military skills to the civilian workforce, and the information will be used to streamline the careers that require licenses. Read more here. Read more

Matthew's Church in Ridgefield, N.J.

New Jersey has opened a two-year window for filing civil lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of sex abuse whose cases date back decades. More than 40 cases had been filed by early Tuesday against the Boy Scouts and the five New Jersey Catholic dioceses under the new law. Read more here.Read more