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Nate Thompson #44 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates with the puck as Nicolas Aube-Kubel #62 gets checked by Matt Grzelcyk #48 of the Boston Bruins in the third period at Wells Fargo Center on March 10, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Bruins won 2-
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Dave Uram
May 21, 2020 - 11:02 am
It’s been over two months since we’ve seen a live basketball or hockey game, and we don’t know when we’ll see the next one. On Wednesday, encouraging reports surfaced about the NBA’s and NHL’s progress in creating a return-to-play plan. Read more here.
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Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti of Atilis Gym in Belmawr, N.J.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 10:20 am
The Bellmawr gym that opened this week in defiance of Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order has been shut down. Read more here.
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Mike Dougherty
May 21, 2020 - 9:18 am
The CDC now says the threat of spreading the coronavirus through contact with surfaces and objects is not nearly as great as through person-to-person contact, though it is still possible. Read more here.
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Exterior of a coffee shop
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Paul Kurtz
May 20, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Neighborhood coffee shops appear to be making a comeback as owners who made the agonizing decision to close early on in the pandemic are opening their doors again, while those who chose to remain open are still fighting to survive.
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Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van Riemsdyk (25).
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Ed Benkin
May 20, 2020 - 4:38 pm
James van Riemsdyk, the Flyers’ player representative and part of the committee discussing the potential resumption of the season, said safety is still the team’s top priority. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 20, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Philadelphia’s health commissioner reported more than 100 additional COVID-19 fatalities, indicating the disease has been more deadly than previously thought. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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KYW Staff
May 20, 2020 - 2:57 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced a further expansion of coronavirus testing in the state. The governor stressed again the importance of testing infrastructure to the state’s and the nation’s ability to achieve a level of normalcy. 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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NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin (11) celebrates after winning the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway.
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Dave Uram
May 20, 2020 - 11:24 am
NASCAR is back with several events happening in Southern states over the next few weeks. Asked Monday if a race scheduled for the Poconos in late June could take place, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf gave a tepid thumbs-up. Read more here.
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Aubrey, 57, describes the loneliness brought on by social distancing protocols after receiving a dose of antipsychotic medication to treat his schizophrenia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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AP News
May 20, 2020 - 11:17 am
Even before COVID-19, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people who have insurance. Now experts fear the virus will make the situation worse, putting the patients most in need at risk of falling through the cracks and inflicting on countless others...
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