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Shocked teen scrolling social media in the dark.
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Charlotte Reese
August 02, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Have you ever been mindlessly scrolling through your social media feed, and then realize you’re stressed about news stories you can’t even control? It's called "doomscrolling." Read more here.
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A Grubhub delivery person checks his phone during the coronavirus pandemic on May 3, 2020 in New York City.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2020 - 1:31 pm
A new food delivery law is imposing some regulations on third-party delivery services, including putting caps on how much they can charge restaurants for their services.
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Sixers power forward Tobias Harris shoots the ball against Indiana's Justin Holiday during the third quarter of an NBA game at the Visa Athletic Center in the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 1, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
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Antionette Lee
August 02, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Philly sports are back, sort of. Fans at Xfinity Live talked about what it feels like to see their favorite teams back in action. Read more here.
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crime scene
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Charlotte Reese
August 02, 2020 - 11:43 am
A 7-year-old boy is in “grave condition” after being shot in the head Saturday evening on a porch in West Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Woman wears mask while shopping.
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David Madden
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
There's a move in New Jersey to make it crime to go out without wearing a mask. Read more here.
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Firefighters respond to the scene of an incident.
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Jim Melwert
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Gov. Tom Wolf and state officials took a moment to thank first responders while reminding them help is available. Read more here.
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Desks in an empty classroom
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia school administrators are concerned that students who had months of remote instruction in the spring may fall even further behind, with an all-virtual start to the new school year. Read more here.
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A pair of wedding bands, surrendered to divorce.
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Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2020 - 11:39 am
Philadelphia attorneys say calls from couples splitting up during the pandemic have surged, with a number of factors are contributing to the spike. Read more here.
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Apps on a phone
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Mike DeNardo
August 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
With the crush of ever-changing coronavirus information for Philadelphia school parents to digest, would a smartphone app help them to keep up? The district has thought about developing one. Read more here.
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A doctor and a patient
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David Madden
August 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s been one year since a law went into effect in New Jersey allowing terminally ill people in the state the ability to take their own life with the help of a physician. Read ore here.
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