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Jim Melwert
July 01, 2020 - 5:41 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has shot down Republican state lawmakers’ attempt to force Gov. Tom Wolf to lift his emergency declaration. Read more here.
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Ed Benkin
July 01, 2020 - 4:50 pm
The Philadelphia Union Foundation put together an online fundraiser with proceeds going to its Fight for Philly campaign, which raises money to provide COVID-19 relief. Goalkeeper Andre Blake was excited to do his part for the community. Read more here.
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Masks required
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KYW Staff
July 01, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Face masks are now mandatory across Pennsylvania in public places, according to a new statewide directive. Read the latest here.
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KYW Staff
July 01, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Preventive medicine is the key to good health, but many people have fallen behind in taking key steps thanks to the shutdown of many important services for several months. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 01, 2020 - 2:07 pm
Doulas in New Jersey can resume their duties in delivery rooms again, following coronavirus shutdowns. Read more here.
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Jay-Z
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Pat Loeb
July 01, 2020 - 1:14 pm
The 2020 Made In America festival, scheduled for Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, has been rescheduled for 2021. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
July 01, 2020 - 1:05 pm
If you’re feeling particularly isolated during the pandemic, specialists advise taking advantage of digital platforms to socialize — even if you feel too exhausted to log on. Make the effort and get creative. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
July 01, 2020 - 11:53 am
Because of the coronavirus, there's no minor league baseball this year. It’s not surprising. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball told Minor League Baseball that it won’t provide its affiliates with players for 2020. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
July 01, 2020 - 10:44 am
Pennsylvania state senators gave initial approval to legislation that would allow Philadelphia, Bensalem Township and certain larger cities to opt out of the law allowing individuals to set off fireworks. Read more here.
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Mike Dougherty
July 01, 2020 - 9:59 am
PennDOT crews have been maximizing construction jobs on roads that are less traveled during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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