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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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KYW Staff
March 21, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Pennsylvania health officials confirmed 103 additional coronavirus cases and one new death Saturday, bringing the state's total to 371 positive cases and two fatalities. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
March 21, 2020 - 11:53 am
Philadelphia and the surrounding county governments are pushing to have the state primary election delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 21, 2020 - 10:43 am
It's the first weekend of Spring, but many children, particularly in the city, will be spending it indoors, as all Philadelphia playgrounds closed Friday evening. Read more here.
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