Health

Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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An election worker handles vote-by-mail ballots.
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Delaware County officials have processed about 85,000 mail-in ballot requests amid mandated stay-at-home orders — more than twice the amount of ballots that they expected. Read more here.
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Britt Miller
Britt Miller
Mark Abrams
May 27, 2020 - 1:18 pm
Veteran runner Britt Miller created her own course around Ocean City, and it ended up being a complete 26.2-mile marathon. Read more here.
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Sixers practice facility
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Dave Uram
May 27, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy paved the way for professional sports to return to the Garden State, and the Sixers have already begun a phased reopening of their training complex for “voluntary, individual workouts.” Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park
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Dave Uram
May 27, 2020 - 11:09 am
Major League Baseball’s first economic proposal to the players union is a sliding pay scale — which players found “extremely disappointing.” Read more here.
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Drive-in movie theater
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Paul Kurtz
May 26, 2020 - 5:10 pm
With the ability to socialize in public from the safety of your own car, drive-in movie theaters are quickly becoming all the rage amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s also proving to be a risky venture for business owners who have tried to provide a sense of community entertainment. Read more...
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COVID-19 drive-thru testing
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Cherri Gregg
May 26, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Businesses in the Delaware Valley are gearing up to reopen, but how can business owners ensure the safety of their employees and the public? Read more here.
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Restaurant order
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Pat Loeb
May 26, 2020 - 3:58 pm
You can now order in-person at Philadelphia restaurants, Mayor Jim Kenney announced, but you still can’t dine inside. Read the latest here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 26, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Tuesday is the last day to sign up to receive a mail-in ballot for the June 2 Pennsylvania primary. But if you haven’t mailed it back by now, it may already be too late. Read more here.
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Chickens being processed for Costco at the Lincoln Premium Poultry plant in Fremont Nebraska on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
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Mark Abrams
May 26, 2020 - 11:04 am
At the peak of the pandemic, Pennsylvania chicken farms were forced to euthanize tens of thousands of birds due to an economic downfall and a break in the supply chain. The poultry industry is continuing to adjust to meet demands — wherever and whatever they are. Read more here.
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