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A group taking part in Cupid's Undie Run, a fundraiser for the Children's Tumor Foundation
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Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Hundreds of people raised money and awareness for a good cause Saturday afternoon, and they did it in their underwear. Read more here.
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M'Balia Singley, who created and performs the show "Turn" at the Kimmel Center.
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Antionette Lee
February 08, 2020 - 10:13 am
In honor of Black History Month, the city is booming with events that showcase Black contributions to the arts and society, including a show by a woman who was feautured on Grammy-nominated artist John Legend's first album.
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Police lights
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Mike Dougherty
February 08, 2020 - 9:07 am
Authorities in Burlington County say a four year old boy is dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot. Read more here.
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Greg Nester, chief of mental health in the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office, with Cara McMenamin with DA’s office.
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Jim Melwert
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
The public defender’s office in Montgomery County has created a high-level position focused solely on mental health. Read more here.
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Philadelphia City Council has more than one member under federal indictment. The last time that happened was during the ABSCAM case in 1980, and there's one councilmember who can compare the atmosphere then to now. Read more here.
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Tax preparation season is here.
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Paul Kurtz
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Department of Revenue is trying to help people get what could be a lot of money this tax season. An estimated 45,000 residents are eligible for the earned income tax credit but do not apply. Read more here.
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A person cleaning up litter.
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Mark Abrams
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
A new study finds litter is a costly problem that can't be solved solely by just cleaning up the mess. Read more here.
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Francis Hopkinson School
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Mike DeNardo
February 07, 2020 - 4:09 pm
The School District of Philadelphia says Hopkinson Elementary School in Juniata will remain closed indefinitely for asbestos work. The school has been closed since Monday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 07, 2020 - 4:05 pm
There is good news for a group of Philadelphia homeowners who were facing foreclosure: The state's affordable housing agency has agreed to let them restructure their mortgages and keep their homes. Read more here.
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Parmigiano Reggiano cheese imported from Italy is displayed at a Whole Foods store on August 26, 2019 in Mill Valley, California.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 07, 2020 - 1:56 pm
A group of Philadelphia restauranteurs and business owners gathered Thursday to discuss the impact of additional tariffs authorized by the World Trade Organization on Italian products imported by the United States. Read more here.
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