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Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm (80) hits a single against the Toronto Blue Jays during the second inning at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
June 29, 2020 - 12:23 pm
“Summer camp,” as the Phillies referred to their interrupted spring training on Twitter, is scheduled to get underway this week in South Philadelphia for what’s hoped to be the start of the 2020 regular season in late July. Read more here.
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Thomas Jefferson University
Lynne Adkins
June 29, 2020 - 10:32 am
A Philadelphia couple has funded the first LGBTQ scholarship at Thomas Jefferson University, in honor of their parents, who the men say always supported their dreams of pursuing careers in medicine and finding personal happiness. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter at the Chase Center.
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Dave Uram
June 29, 2020 - 8:56 am
Some consider the 76ers to be a “sleeper” team in the NBA, if the league restarts game play in a month. Commissioner Adam Silver says he has some concerns about the number of cases in Florida, where NBA's campus will be located. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
June 29, 2020 - 6:55 am
With much of the region in the "green" phase, SEPTA is adding more service to Regional Rail lines starting Monday. Read more here.
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Empty classroom
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David Madden
June 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Camden’s public school system, like every other one affected by the viral pandemic, is working on plans to resume classes in some form in the fall. And they’re being offered a little philanthropic help to do it. Read more here.
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Stage lights at a concert venue
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Mike Dougherty
June 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Owners of small independent concert venue say they might never reopen if the government doesn’t step up to help. Read more here.
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Dog fetches empty bowl.
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Kimberly Adams
June 28, 2020 - 6:12 pm
The financial challenges of the pandemic are hurting many pet owners who might be struggling to buy their pets food. Read more here.
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Traffic barrels along highway
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Justin Udo
June 28, 2020 - 3:24 pm
Drivers who use I-95 through the city should be prepared for more delays. PennDOT is set to begin long-term roadwork on a busy stretch of the highway in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more here.
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The discontinued SEPTA Churchville Regional Rail station
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Charlotte Reese
June 28, 2020 - 1:36 pm
The next phase of the Newtown Rail Trail is set to begin in July. Read more here.
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A leather barbershop chair
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Antionette Lee
June 28, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Barbershops and salons in Philly were cleared for reopening on Friday. But not everyone is eager to open their doors during the pandemic. Read more here.
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