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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 03, 2020 - 6:10 pm
Additional efforts are being made in Pennsylvania to contain the coronavirus as Philadelphia prepares to move to the “yellow” phase of reopening this Friday. Read more here.
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A gym member works out in John Reed Fitness studio on the first day studios are opened in the German capital on June 02, 2020.
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Paul Kurtz
June 03, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Fitness clubs from across Pennsylvania are banding together in a concerted effort to convince Gov. Wolf to include them in the “yellow” phase of the state’s reopening process. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
June 03, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Education officials say in-person instruction at elementary and secondary schools can resume on July 1 with the development of a coronavirus health and safety plan. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia and the surrounding counties will move from the “red” to the “yellow” phase next Friday, as part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s stoplight-colored three-phase reopening plan. But health officials caution that just because some restrictions are lifted doesn’t mean the virus has gone away. Read more...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
May 29, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Retail stores, offices, warehouses and child care centers are among the businesses that can reopen in Philadelphia June 5 under the city’s plan for moving into the “yellow phase” of reopening. The city is imposing guidelines on how they’ll be able to operate. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 28, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has withdrawn his proposal for a real estate tax increase to fund the School District of Philadelphia, after the state Legislature agreed to higher-than-expected school funding. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
May 27, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney fiercely defended his health commissioner Wednesday, after a bruising City Council budget hearing. When met with backlash from Council members over the commissioner’s pandemic response, Kenney said he is the most “dedicated to public health.” Read more here.
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Matt Malone
May 27, 2020 - 3:45 pm
On Wednesday, Walt Disney World Resort executives revealed a phased plan to reopen its Magic Kingdom and Disney Animal Kingdom on Saturday, July 11 and Epcott and Disney Hollywood Studios on Wednesday, July 15.
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Drive-in movie theater
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Paul Kurtz
May 26, 2020 - 5:10 pm
With the ability to socialize in public from the safety of your own car, drive-in movie theaters are quickly becoming all the rage amid the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s also proving to be a risky venture for business owners who have tried to provide a sense of community entertainment. Read more...
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COVID-19 drive-thru testing
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Cherri Gregg
May 26, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Businesses in the Delaware Valley are gearing up to reopen, but how can business owners ensure the safety of their employees and the public? Read more here.
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