A man writes information in front of Illinois Department of Employment Security in Chicago, April 30, 2020.
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AP News
May 07, 2020 - 8:41 am
Nearly 3.2 million workers sought jobless aid in the last week, raising the total number of layoffs in the United States to 33 million since the coronavirus struck. Read more here.
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Carson Wentz
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Ed Benkin
May 07, 2020 - 6:30 am
Carson Wentz’s annual charity softball game for his nonprofit, the AO1 Foundation, was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Eagles quarterback is opting for a virtual day of relief to fundraise for his latest community initiative. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
May 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than 1.5 million people have filed for unemployment in Pennsylvania since the start of the state shutdown over seven weeks ago, but many are still having problems with their claims. Read more here.
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Andrew Kramer
May 06, 2020 - 9:21 pm
Jefferson Health and Temple University issued a joint statement saying Jefferson’s planned acquisition of Fox Chase Cancer Center won’t be happening because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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People line up outside MedRite Urgent Care which has recently started COVID-19 antibody testing during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Paul Kurtz
May 06, 2020 - 8:18 pm
A Temple University epidemiologist is among a growing number of scientists calling for a broader range of antibody testing for COVID-19 to determine how widespread and deadly the disease is in this country. Read more here.
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Artwork on Center City storefronts
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John McDevitt
May 06, 2020 - 7:41 pm
Some shuttered Center City businesses closed temporarily because of the pandemic get a stylish new look created by local artists. Read more here.
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Derek Lee at his store, D&J Costumes
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Cherri Gregg
May 06, 2020 - 7:25 pm
The COVID-19 lockdown has left Pennsylvania’s small business owners with little resources as they await federal aid. They say if help does not come soon, they’ll have no choice but demand to go back to work. Read more here.
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May 06, 2020 - 7:25 pm
Madeleine Fugate, a 13-year-old from Studio City, Calif., is on a mission to make a #CovidQuilt to honor those who have died from the virus. She needs some help making it happen.
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2020 - 5:40 pm
Wednesday marked a historic day, as a Philadelphia-based case went before the United States Supreme Court — via phone, with one justice in a hospital bed. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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KYW Staff
May 06, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday the creation of a special civilian corps to help fight the coronavirus and get some of the state's thousands of unemployed residents back to work. Read more here.
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