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Unemployment benefits form
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Kim Glovas
August 10, 2020 - 5:34 pm
Nationwide, women are unemployed at a higher rate than men during the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. Part of the reason is the job sectors that were hardest hit. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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Mike DeNardo
August 10, 2020 - 4:48 pm
New Jersey is phasing in steps to allow visitors once again inside long-term care facilities during the coronavirus pandemic. Only outdoor visits have been allowed since June. Read more here.
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Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay (23)
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Ed Benkin
August 10, 2020 - 4:03 pm
When a player changes teams in the NFL, there’s usually an acclimation period wherever he goes, but that has been exceptionally challenging for players in 2020. Read more here.
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Exercise
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 10, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Many parents are already overwhelmed with how to keep their kids on track academically this fall. But one subject can actually improve students’ performance, concentration and mood while they are learning remotely. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing
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Jim Melwert
August 10, 2020 - 3:11 pm
A Harvard University disease expert is urging the federal government to rethink how it approves testing as he says low-cost, rapid tests could be a key public health tool in significantly slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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"YO SEMITE" T-shirt at NMAJH Store
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Rachel Kurland
August 10, 2020 - 2:34 pm
After the president went viral for mispronouncing Yosemite National Park, the National Museum of American Jewish History has been profiting off of his gaffe with huge sales of its “YO SEMITE” T-shirt. Read more here.
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Soccer practice
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Justin Udo
August 10, 2020 - 12:58 pm
The Philadelphia Public League won’t be playing sports this fall, based on Gov. Tom Wolf's coronavirus recommendations. Read more here.
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Spencer Howard
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Dave Uram
August 10, 2020 - 11:53 am
Spencer Howard didn’t have to deal with the “third deck” during his debut at Citizens Bank Park. Instead, he had to adjust to the bizarreness of fulfilling a childhood dream with a pandemic-emptied ballpark, fake crowd noise, and an irregular rotation routine. Read more here.
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Trail Blazers vs. Sixers
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Dave Uram
August 10, 2020 - 10:52 am
Headlining the Sixers’ 124-121 loss to the Trail Blazers Sunday, Joel Embiid exited in the first quarter with a left ankle injury. Now, the Sixers will have to make several tough decisions if they want to move forward successfully. Read more here.
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Trees were knocked down, roads and trails washed out, in Ridley Creek State Park in Delaware County.
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Mark Abrams
August 10, 2020 - 10:01 am
State parks in southeastern Pennsylvania took a heavy pounding from last week’s tropical storm and the damage clean up still continues. Read more here.
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