Vincent Hughes

Tobias Harris
Read to Succeed Zoom screenshot
Mike DeNardo
June 22, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Sixers forward Tobias Harris joined state Sen. Vincent Hughes on a Zoom call to announce that the senator's eight-year-old program, called Read to Succeed , will be held online this season due to the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Philadelphia barbers gather at the Art Museum to lobby for increased COVID-19 funding access
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Cherri Gregg
June 12, 2020 - 7:00 pm
This week, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania would provide $225 million in grants for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Those with the most needs get priority. Read more here.
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Jeff Brown at the reopening of The Brown ShopRite store at 52nd Street and Parkside Avenue
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Cherri Gregg
June 08, 2020 - 4:40 pm
The Brown ShopRite store at 52nd Street and Parkside Avenue in West Philadelphia reopened Monday — a week after being destroyed by looters. The reopening was a community effort. Read more here.
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Business open sign
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Cherri Gregg
May 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
This week, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a budget that allocates tens of millions of dollars to help mom and pop shops impacted by the pandemic. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
May 28, 2020 - 2:41 pm
In a bipartisan vote, the state Senate Thursday sent Gov. Wolf a short-term spending plan that would postpone this year’s budget battle until fall. Read more here.
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Derek Lee at his store, D&J Costumes
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Cherri Gregg
May 06, 2020 - 7:25 pm
The COVID-19 lockdown has left Pennsylvania’s small business owners with little resources as they await federal aid. They say if help does not come soon, they’ll have no choice but demand to go back to work. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Justin Udo
January 08, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Local officials are taking a stand against asbestos-infested schools in Philadelphia and bringing it directly to the attention of the governor. Read more here.
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Gov. Wolf Signs Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reinvestment Initiative Bills.
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Tony Romeo
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
Gov. Tom Wolf has signed into law two more bipartisan bills intended to reform Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system. Read more here.
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Cheyney University campus
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Cherri Gregg
November 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After years of financial struggle, Cheyney University has turned a corner, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will allow the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher learning to keep its accreditation. Read more.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
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Tony Romeo
October 29, 2019 - 8:20 pm
Major changes to how elections are conducted in Pennsylvania will be coming next year. A bill that would overhaul elections in the state is now on the way to Gov. Wolf’s desk, and a spokesman says Wolf will sign it.
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