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Orchestra on stage
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
For those who miss going to musicals, concerts, and shows, the Kimmel Center has some online offerings that can help fill that void. Read more here.
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Sep 24, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) throws to the Washington Nationals.
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Ed Benkin
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philabundance and the Phillies have put together the Phans Feeding Families Hunger Relief Program for the past decade. But with a pandemic, Philabundance’s Samantha Retamar says the Phillies helped keep the program going virtually. Read more here.
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Food drive to those who are food insecure by Burlington County Muslim community
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Kimberly Adams
May 22, 2020 - 6:11 pm
As Ramadan winds down, the Muslim community in Burlington County, New Jersey, is helping people who are food insecure due to the pandemic with a food drive. Read more here.
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Summer camp
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2020 - 6:10 pm
The Wolf administration released summer camp and recreation guidelines on Friday, but some camp directors are still scrambling to figure out whether or not they'll be able to open this summer. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf “anticipates” that southeastern Pennsylvania counties currently in the “red” phase of his reopening plan — including the greater Philadelphia area — will move to the “yellow” phase on June 5, he announced on Friday. Read the latest here.
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Barbed wire
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Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2020 - 3:31 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is gearing up to reopen after nearly two months of a statewide facility lockdown designed to stop the spread of COVID-19. The agency’s strategy corresponds to the statewide reopening plan. Read more here.
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Walk while wearing face masks
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress against COVID-19, but they don't want residents to get too comfortable just yet. Read the latest here.
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Hannah Beier
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Hadas Kuznits
May 22, 2020 - 12:13 pm
Hannah Beier, a graduating photography student at Drexel University, made the June 2020 cover of Time magazine for her series that captures “generation pandemic.” Read more here.
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Drive-thru coronavirus testing
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 9:28 am
A new drive-thru testing site opened up this week in Delaware County, but those who want to get tested there don’t have much time. The testing wraps up at 5 p.m. on Friday. Read more here.
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Cars on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2020 - 6:52 am
The COVID-19 lockdown has decreased traffic, but a new problem has taken its place: cars driven at dangerous speeds on less-crowded roads. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has recorded some extreme speeds on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read more here.
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