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Mockingbird Salon owner Heidi Wallace poses with "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness. The hit reality show shot its fifth season, which debuted Friday, in Philadelphia.
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Mike Dougherty
June 06, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Netflix released the fifth season of its "Queer Eye" series Friday, which was filmed entirely in Philadelphia, and a South Philly salon owner was featured on the show. Read more here.
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Thousands of protesters assembles Saturday afternoon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for another day of protests.
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KYW Staff
June 06, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Thousands gathered Saturday afternoon at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for an eighth day of protests against police brutality and systemic racism. Meanwhile, city officials announced another curfew for Saturday night. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
June 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
With so much social unrest on the streets, how are Philadelphia's high school students processing the history being made before their eyes? Read more here.
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Working from home
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Lynne Adkins
June 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
As unemployment continues to climb, many are wondering how the post-pandemic job market will look. Read more here.
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Stephania Ergemlidze playing basketball with a police officer
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Andrew Kramer
June 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia woman has been hitting the city streets this week trying to ease tensions between police and protesters with her portable hoop. Read more here.
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Reading a book
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Kimberly Adams
June 05, 2020 - 9:42 pm
A Burlington County community, no stranger to hate speech, tackles the subject of race relations in an online public discussion. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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KYW Staff
June 05, 2020 - 9:02 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Friday announced the office is filing aggravated assault and related charges against Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna for an incident involving a student who was protesting who was struck with a metal baton. Read more here.
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Walter Ogrod
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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
A Philadelphia man who served 30 years behind bars for the 1988 murder of a 4-year-old girl is set free Friday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said he is likely innocent. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf protests in Harriburg
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Jim Melwert
June 05, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf and Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh have been two of the louder voices in Pennsylvania urging residents to stay home and avoid large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, they find themselves defending their decisions to take part in protest marches sparked by George...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Philadelphia officials say they're concerned about the theft of volatile chemicals from a welding supply company in the current climate of unrest in the city. They say recent protests have been almost entirely peaceful but the tanks could be dangerous in the wrong hands. Read more here.
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