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Parks are closed due to coronavirus.
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Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Philadelphia continues a downward trend of new COVID-19 cases, but restrictions are likely to continue through the summer. Parks and Recreation is already tweaking its kids’ summer programming. Read more here.
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Photograph of Philadelphia City Council's budget hearing
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Mike DeNardo
May 20, 2020 - 1:54 pm
School District of Philadelphia leaders are asking City Council to maintain education funding, as it considers Mayor Jim Kenney's revised budget. Council President Darrell Clarke says not to expect a smooth ride. Read more here.
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Movie shoot
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Mark Abrams
May 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The future of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office could be in jeopardy because the office that supports it has been eliminated in Mayor Jim Kenney’s proposed budget. Read more here.
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Restricted area.
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Philadelphia will test its entire prison population for COVID-19, now that more test kits have become available. Read more here.
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Jersey Shore beach
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress in the fight against COVID-19, but they are pleading with residents not to take that as a signal to ease social distancing rules. Specifically: “Don’t go to the beach.” Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 15, 2020 - 5:10 pm
Philadelphia officials reported more progress Friday in the fight against COVID-19. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 14, 2020 - 3:24 pm
The coronavirus death toll in Philadelphia has now surpassed 1,000 fatalities. Still, city officials say the trend in deaths and new cases continues to head downward, and they are starting a recovery effort for the city. Read more here.
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Wawa Welcome America 2019
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Pat Loeb
May 12, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Philadelphia’s annual Fourth of July extravaganza, the Wawa Welcome America celebration, is moving entirely online this year. Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar.
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Dave Uram
May 12, 2020 - 11:56 am
Major League Baseball owners reportedly approved a proposal that could result in the season re-starting this summer, but salary is likely to be the big issue to stick with the players' union. Read more here.
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Mike Africa Jr. and Wilson Goode
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May 11, 2020 - 7:13 pm
As the 35th anniversary of the MOVE tragedy approaches, there are growing calls for a citywide apology, and part of the effort is led by the city’s first black mayor. Read more here.
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