Jim Kenney

Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 02, 2020 - 3:02 pm
It only took 12 minutes on Thursday for Philadelphia City Council to unanimously pass the Kenney administration’s request for $85 million to fight COVID-19. Read more here.
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A distribution site for free food during the coronavirus pandemic, outside the Parkside Association office by 52nd and Parkside.
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Tim Jimenez
April 02, 2020 - 7:42 am
For the second time, Philadelphia is giving out free food to help families hit hard by the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. This time, however, there are twice as many distribution sites, and there is 3.5 times as much food to give away. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
March 31, 2020 - 1:58 pm
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney said another “public health crisis” has crept back into the foreground: gun violence. Coronavirus cases also climbed to 1,315. Read the latest here.
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Police lights
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Kristen Johanson
March 31, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Authorities are investigating the shooting of five people in North Philadelphia on Monday night — including a 1-year-old and a teenager. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Kristen Johanson
March 30, 2020 - 4:59 pm
The Philadelphia police union has extended its contract with the city for one year, as both sides agreed to put off negotiations during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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KYW Staff
March 30, 2020 - 2:24 pm
With updates from Philadelphia officials on Monday about efforts to financially stabilize the people most affected the spread of the coronavirus came the somber news that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city has surpasses 1,000. Read more here.
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
March 30, 2020 - 9:36 am
On Friday, 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons started The Philly Pledge, a website that makes it very simple to find nonprofits that are aiding the Philadelphia region during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Liacouras Center
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KYW Staff
March 27, 2020 - 1:49 pm
At his daily press update on Friday, Mayor Jim Kenney announced an agreement between the city and Temple University to use space at the Liacouras Center on campus for hospital bed capacity if city hospitals are strained beyond their limits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 11:36 am
Philadelphia officials reported on Thursday a significant jump in new positive results from coronavirus testing, resultign in a total of 475 cases. Mayor Jim Kenney also announced the end of negotiations with the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital over potential use of facility. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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