Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
July 24, 2020 - 4:55 pm
As school districts begin to adopt plans to reopen in the fall, Pennsylvania officials acknowledged these are hard choices for everyone, including district officials, teachers and staff, and parents. Read more here.
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International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 8 rally
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John McDevitt
July 24, 2020 - 4:55 pm
About 100 stagehands, electricians, sound techs, tour managers and other live events professionals wheeled roadie equipment cases around City Hall Friday, highlighting the economic hardships they’re still facing during the coronavirus pandemic. They’re asking for continued monetary assistance as...
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A sanitation truck collects trash near 58th and Arch Streets in West Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
July 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Philadelphia officials are reporting a relatively smooth reopening of gyms and fitness centers in the city this week. Inspectors are finding a high rate of compliance with COVID-19 prevention measures. Read more here.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy listed to a question during his Friday, June 26, 2020
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David Madden
July 24, 2020 - 3:37 pm
Education officials in New Jersey are providing guidance to districts across the state as they follow a new mandate that guarantees remote learning for any family wanting that option during the pandemic. Read more here.
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Tony Luke's
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KYW Staff
July 24, 2020 - 2:11 pm
The founder of the iconic Tony Luke’s cheesesteak shop in South Philadelphia and his son have been indicted on charges of tax evasion. Read more here.
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Peter Biar Ajak returns to U.S.
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Tim Jimenez
July 24, 2020 - 1:54 pm
A Philadelphia-educated peace activist, who became a political prisoner in his home country of South Sudan, has returned to the United States. Following his recent release from captivity, he says he feared for his life, because the president of South Sudan had ordered that he be captured or killed...
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Kim Glovas
July 24, 2020 - 1:11 pm
Activity on the 335 miles of Circuit Trails throughout the Delaware Valley has increased dramatically amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that comes with a disheartening ramification: The number of bicycle deaths are also on the rise. Read more here.
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Friends celebrate July Fourth
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Jim Melwert
July 24, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Bucks and Delaware county officials say they’re seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, and both counties blame the same sources of spread: July Fourth. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia Board
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Mike DeNardo
July 24, 2020 - 12:07 pm
The School District of Philadelphia has pushed for a hybrid of online and in-person classes, but more than 100 parents, students, teachers and principals ripped the plan to shreds at Thursday night’s marathon school board meeting, overwhelmingly calling for an all-digital return to classes this...
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
July 24, 2020 - 11:44 am
Baseball in 2020 is anything but “the old ballgame.” Just about the only normal things remaining this season are nine players taking the field, two teams competing in a single game, and a pitcher facing a batter. Nevertheless, after four difficult months, Phillies baseball is finally back. Read...
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