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The Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday, March 22, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 2:10 pm
The City of Philadelphia has issued a stay-at-home order for residents until further notice. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Governor Phil Murphy took to ABC's "This Week" to once again urge residents to take social distancing seriously amid the coronavirus outbreak, and to appeal for more protective equipment for healthcare workers. Read more here.
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Antique iron pool of the main square of Lima, Peru
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Charlotte Reese
March 22, 2020 - 9:52 am
While the federal government is working to bring Americans home who are in countries that have shut their borders amid the coronavirus pandemic, a South Philadelphia couple is currently stuck in Peru. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia election officials want the primary election postponed for at least a month, in light of the risks and restrictions related to the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Police lights at night.
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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale took some time last week to praise people on the frontlines in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Cancellation notice on a classroom door
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David Madden
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Rutgers University research group looking at hospital bed capacity in South Jersey suggests the drastic actions imposed by the state to control crowd size and exposure to COVID-19 may just work, if given enough time. Read more here.
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A group of friends drinking together.
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Cherri Gregg
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Coronavirus social distancing guidelines have put a real damper on America’s culture of after work drinks with friends. But a number of groups are working around it with a new concept: virtual happy hour. Read more here.
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A man working out and using his phone.
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Antionette Lee
March 21, 2020 - 8:42 pm
Even with local gyms and studios closed due to COVID-19, fitness lovers are still finding ways to build muscle and community. Read more here.
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A person working on their laptop.
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Kimberly Adams
March 21, 2020 - 7:41 pm
If you’re self quarantined and working from home, how do you maintain productivity? Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
March 21, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Pennsylvania courts are now all closed, with very few emergency hearings continuing. It’s a chaotic time for criminal defense attorneys who are scrambling to help their clients while also having their offices shut down. Read more here.
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