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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2020 - 3:17 pm
Teachers are concerned that the hand sanitizer provided by the School District of Philadelphia might be less effective against the coronavirus because it's not alcohol-based. The district says the product offered is an effective alternative. Read more here.
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Joe Biden, with Jill Biden at his side, gives remarks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia after his 'Big Tuesday' primary election night campaign event in Ohio was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.
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Tim Jimenez
March 11, 2020 - 7:34 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had a big night Tuesday, taking four primaries, including the battleground state of Michigan. Because of concerns over the new coronavirus, his campaign cancelled a rally previously scheduled to happen Tuesday night in Cleveland, and the former vice...
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Philadelphia City Council committee considers bill to establish rules for opening a safe injection site.
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Pat Loeb
March 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
A Philadelphia City Council committee Monday advanced a bill that would establish strict rules for opening a safe injection site. The action followed three hours of testimony. Read more here.
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Repair work on Third and Arch Streets after a water main break in January.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 09, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Repairs to a water main break continue into the second month along Third and Arch streets and business owners say they are feeling the financial pinch. Read more here.
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40-year-old Miles Jones is facing criminal homicide and other charges after fatally shooting two men who tried to stop an argument between him and his girlfriend while camping, according to police.
Bucks Country District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 09, 2020 - 2:10 pm
The Bucks County district attorney's office plans to seek the death penalty against the man accused of shooting and killing two men at a campground last fall. Read more here.
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Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson shaking hands with Mayor Kenney.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council's last session focused on the budget and safe injection sites, but there was also a lesson in Council's peculiar politics tucked among the less-noted actions. One Councilmember was forced to shelve legislation that many of her colleagues supported.
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Camden, N.J., with Philadelphia in the background
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David Madden
March 06, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Camden has seen a major growth spurt on the business front, and now there’s an effort to get some of the newly relocated large employers to hook up with small businesses in the city to fill some of their needs. Read more here.
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Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth
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John McDevitt
March 06, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Beloved crossing guard Arthur Culbreth has returned to his post in Overbrook after beating colon cancer, and he’s back to dancing and making people smile. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney at a budget address at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
March 05, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney's $5.2 billion budget proposal owes a lot to Philadelphia's growing economy. The mayor was able to propose $118 million in new programs without a tax increase, and City Council gave the proposal good marks. Read more here.
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Police Commissioner speaks at the fifth anniversary of Officer Robert Wilson III's death.
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Justin Udo
March 05, 2020 - 4:35 pm
A fallen Philadelphia police officer is remembered for his work on the force through the creation of a special program in his honor.
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