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A Tram Car being cleaned in Wildwood
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Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2020 - 5:37 pm
The iconic tram cars have returned to the Wildwoods with some safety changes that were made because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Montgomery County’s request for an extension of the mail-in ballot deadline was shot down by a county judge Wednesday. Read more here.
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Toll booth
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David Madden
May 27, 2020 - 4:47 pm
Tolls will be going up on New Jersey’s three major toll roads come September. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police
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KYW Staff
May 27, 2020 - 4:23 pm
A Pennsylvania woman accused of keeping her dead grandmother in a freezer for 15 years so she could collect her Social Security money is now under arrest. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 27, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Community College of Philadelphia is the first college in the area to announce that its fall semester will begin completely online. Read more here.
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Swimming pool
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Justin Udo
May 27, 2020 - 2:59 pm
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on many small businesses and companies throughout the region, but with public pools closed and summer plans canceled, pool sales are now on the rise. Read more here.
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An election worker handles vote-by-mail ballots.
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Delaware County officials have processed about 85,000 mail-in ballot requests amid mandated stay-at-home orders — more than twice the amount of ballots that they expected. Read more here.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks about the COVID-19 daily percent positivity numbers on Friday, May 22, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 27, 2020 - 2:12 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday that the state has met his goal of providing 20,000 coronavirus tests per day by end of May. At his media briefing, the governor pushed more people to be tested. Read more here.
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Food to be delivered by Kidz Meals on Wheels 215
Kidz Meals on Wheels 215
Cherri Gregg
May 27, 2020 - 1:34 pm
A Nicetown man who began prepping meals in his kitchen for kids in need has expanded his operation during the coronavirus pandemic. The newly established nonprofit has delivered thousands of meals in just a few weeks. Read more here.
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