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An empty school hallway
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Mike DeNardo
May 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Could a return to in-person classes at schools involve testing students and staff for the coronavirus? Read more here.
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The Philadelphia Parking Authority is expanding its meterUP app citywide.
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Pat Loeb
May 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Parking Authority has given the city a 50-page "playbook," detailing how it plans to reopen from the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania State Capitol
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Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2020 - 4:15 pm
As Pennsylvania faces an unprecedented number of unemployed workers, government assistance programs like SNAP and Medicaid have just slightly increased. But as the extra federal unemployment cash ends in about two months, the state is planning for a possible spike in numbers. Read more here.
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Cars on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2020 - 6:52 am
The COVID-19 lockdown has decreased traffic, but a new problem has taken its place: cars driven at dangerous speeds on less-crowded roads. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has recorded some extreme speeds on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read more here.
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Peonies
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Holli Stephens
May 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
Memorial Day certainly looks different this year, but you can still enjoy it. Check out The KYW To-Do List for more things to do in Philadelphia at or around your home this weekend.
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Rock saying Gap Year
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
More incoming college freshmen are expected to request a year off because of COVID-19. But getting that request granted might not be easy. Read more here.
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Candy Manning offers free prom photos to seniors
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Antionette Lee
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
In normal times, high school students around the country would have been looking forward to their prom around this time. Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain
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Pat Loeb
May 21, 2020 - 6:07 pm
A former judge of elections in South Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he “stuffed the ballot box” in exchange for bribes from a political consultant. Read more here.
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Cocktails to-go
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill on Thursday allowing licensed bars, restaurants and hotels to sell to-go cocktails, effective immediately. Read more here.
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Social distancing drive-in in Pottstown.
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Mark Abrams
May 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
A popular wedding and banquet venue in a Montgomery County community has been shut down because of COVID-19. But Chuck Gulati, owner of the Sunnybrook Ballroom, has come up with a novel way to bring people to his property on weekends. Read more here.
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