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Jacquie Cadorette
June 24, 2020 - 8:53 am
For the first time ever, Starbucks will be adding a plant-based meat to its growing list of food items available to customers. See the details.
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Piles of garbage in landfill
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Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2020 - 2:31 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged support for a bill on environmental justice, that would give the state authority to deny a permit to a company due to concerns about pollution. Read more here.
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State Sen. Daylin Leach
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Jim Melwert
June 08, 2020 - 5:38 pm
After this term, Democratic state Sen. Daylin Leach’s 17-year run as a state legislator is coming to an end after losing his primary race to Amanda Cappelletti. Read more here.
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Chairs at a lake
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Mark Abrams
June 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the rest of Pennsylvania’s counties move to Gov. Wolf’s “yellow” phase for reopening, more facilities are opening at state parks, including swimming areas. Read more here.
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Ticks
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CNN
May 25, 2020 - 3:29 pm
As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Read about tick season and prevention here.
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Packages of meat in a grocery store.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 01, 2020 - 4:05 pm
With coronavirus cases surging at large meat processing plants, some Philadelphia-area purveyors say the pandemic is highlighting the need to revamp the industry now more than ever. Read more here.
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Fresh vegetables in basket
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Charlotte Reese
April 26, 2020 - 3:10 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture laid out some guidance earlier this month to allow community gardens to operate amid coronavirus. May is around the corner, and members are eagerly awaiting to plant their crops. Read more here.
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A fox
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Kim Glovas
April 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A global wildlife count has been curtailed by the pandemic, but it's still challenging people to see nature, wherever they are. Read more here.
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This undated photo provided by Michael Thomas in April 2020 shows a clouded sulphur butterfly in Cromwell, Conn.
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AP News
April 23, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints a disturbing but more nuanced problem than earlier research. Read more here.
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Chester County leaders planted a “tree of hope” Wednesday to commemorate the local fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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Antionette Lee
April 22, 2020 - 7:38 pm
Chester County leaders planted a tree of hope Wednesday to commemorate the local fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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