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Protesters at Open Up Delco Freedom rally at the Delaware County courthouse
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Justin Udo
May 21, 2020 - 4:31 pm
A group of small business owners in Delaware County staged a protest earlier Thursday calling on government officials to let them reopen their doors for business. Read more here.
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A "Reopen Pennsylvania" rally in front of Harrisburg's Capitol building drew 2,000 people to hear speakers and show solidarity.
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Shara Dae Howard
April 23, 2020 - 2:39 pm
When hundreds of demonstrators — most of them not wearing masks — took to the steps of the Pennsylvania state Capitol on Monday, protesting the governor's continuation of stay-at-home orders, Dr. Monique Gary knew Philadelphia would feel the impact.
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Jim Melwert
April 20, 2020 - 5:51 pm
Nine more Montgomery County residents have died after getting infected by COVID-19, bringing the death toll in the county to 164. As such, officials keep urging residents to follow stay-at-home and social-distancing orders. Read more here.
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Harrisburg protest
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Tony Romeo
April 20, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the Pennsylvania’s Capitol building on Monday to protest Gov. Tom Wolf’s continued orders to close non-essential businesses. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2020 - 7:43 pm
Pennsylvania's highest court has declined to use its power to help lower prison populations as more inmates test positive to COVID-19. Instead, the courts have compelled county judicial districts to step up. Read more here.
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Protesters in cars demand low-risk inmates released
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Cherri Gregg
March 30, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall on Monday — in their cars, per social-distancing rules — to demand the release of low-level offenders from Philadelphia and state prisons as the coronavirus crisis continues on. Read more here.
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Charter school advocates protest governor's budget proposal
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Mike DeNardo
February 06, 2020 - 1:11 pm
A few dozen charter school parents and advocates staged a protest outside the governor’s Philadelphia office, asserting their concerns that his budget proposal would allocate far less money for charter schools. Read more here.
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Despite bitter temperatures and snow, thousands attended the Women's March on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday.
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John McDevitt
January 18, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Despite the cold and snow, thousands turned out for Philadelphia's fourth Women's March along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday. Read more here.
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Protesters at PES refinery.
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Kim Glovas
January 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Dozens of protesters showed up outside the gates of the PES refinery in Southwest Philadelphia Friday morning just one week before an auction is held to determine a new owner for the plant, which was shuttered after explosions and a massive fire last June. Read more here.
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#OccupyPHA protestors at the Philadelphia Housing Authority headquarters.
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Cherri Gregg
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Housing Authority changed the signage on police cars recently, and one woman who launched a protest outside of the agency's headquarters said her advocacy is part of the reason why. Read more here.
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