City of Philadelphia

Mummers Museum
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John McDevitt
July 14, 2020 - 5:47 pm
All large-scale events in Philadelphia are officially canceled for the next six months due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic — a disheartening blow to veteran participants of the annual Mummers Parade. Read more here.
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Philadelphia protest
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Pat Loeb
July 08, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Hundreds of Philadelphia protesters who received citations for disorderly conduct and other minor offenses last month are off the hook. City officials have decided to waive all protest-related citations. Read more here.
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I-676 protesters hit with tear gas
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Kristen Johanson
June 25, 2020 - 4:17 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw apologized for the use of tear gas on protesters who poured onto the Vine Street Expressway on June 1. Read more here.
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Holiday Inn
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Pat Loeb
April 15, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Philadelphia officials announced additional measures to help residents during the coronavirus crisis, including two more hotels dedicated to quarantining patients — indicating they think the pandemic could last a while longer. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw.
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Kristen Johanson
April 08, 2020 - 3:32 pm
Less than 1% of Philadelphia police officers either have COVID-19 or are quarantined, according to Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. She tested negative herself. Read more here.
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Mail-in ballot
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KYW Staff
April 08, 2020 - 2:47 pm
The Philadelphia City Commissioners are asking all voters to use mail-in ballots in the delayed June 2 primary — they’ll even provide the stamp. The decision comes are coronavirus cases in the city rise to 4,777. Read the latest here.
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Coronavirus research
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Rachel Kurland
March 19, 2020 - 2:58 pm
The City of Philadelphia created a collaborative fund to assist nonprofits that are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Street cleaning in Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Philadelphia officials say their pilot project to sweep streets was a success and they plan to expand it by the end of the year. Read more here.
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Inspector General Amy Kurland is leaving the position after 12 years of fighting corruption to join the Municipal Integrity team of nonprofit Bloomberg Associates.
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Pat Loeb
February 09, 2020 - 11:49 am
Philadelphia's longest-serving Inspector General is leaving her post, after having investigated hundreds of corruption cases and recovered millions of dollars during 12 years on the job. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia is getting better at steering city contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses, according to the Office of Economic Opportunity's annual report. Read more here.
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