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Philadelphia

10/13/19 10:37pm
Philadelphia laws uphold renters’ rights on myriad issues ranging from discrimination, rental suitability, evictions without “good cause,” and other unfair rental practices. 
10/08/19 8:58pm
The Philadelphia City Council's Committee on the Environment unanimously approved a bill to phase out the usage, sales, and storage of heavy fuel oils over the next five years.
10/03/19 8:27pm
The two schools, which share a campus in Spring Garden, will undergo additional air tests to ensure that occupied areas are safe, Action News reported.
10/02/19 8:52pm
The museum will fully re-open to Penn students on Nov. 13, and to the general public on Nov. 16, with redesigned galleries and a refurbished main entrance and auditorium.
10/02/19 12:25am
The annual Distinguished Daughter event has taken place since 1948 and recognizes women who demonstrate exceptional service through their career or volunteer efforts.
09/29/19 10:36pm
The first sit-in took place on Sept. 27 outside the office of President Amy Gutmann, with about 40 students and faculty members in attendance.
09/25/19 9:37am
Rapper and Philadelphia native Meek Mill donated backpacks and supplies to his former elementary school as part of his ongoing philanthropic efforts in the city.
09/24/19 8:16pm
The study found that the city's 10-year tax exemption policy for newly built and renovated properties disproportionately benefits those living in the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
09/22/19 9:34pm
Each year, 60,000 people move away from Philadelphia, which is 10,000 more than the number of people who move to Philadelphia annually, according to Pew.
09/21/19 12:06pm
Penn students and faculty joined the Philly Climate Strike, an event organized to demand that Philadelphia implement a citywide Green New Deal. 
09/20/19 7:53am
In Philadelphia, students are “at risk academically” if they miss 18 days of school throughout the year, according to the school district.
08/20/19 3:28pm
Fresh Grocer officials said the store was re-inspected Tuesday morning by the Philadelphia County Board of Health, which approved the its re-opening "after we took immediate action to address their concerns."
04/30/19 11:16pm
Penn researchers conducted a study of the Encampment Resolution Pilot, an eight-month long initiative to close homeless encampments and offer social services to evicted residents.
04/28/19 6:54pm
The change follows city legislation banning cashless stores due to low-income discrimination. 
04/25/19 7:55pm
As of now, half of the recycling is burned in Chester, Pa., and the other half is processed by Waste Management.
04/21/19 8:58pm
While births outpaced deaths in the city, around 1,400 more people moved out of Philadelphia than entered it. 
04/14/19 10:05pm
City hall is booked until mid-June for appointments to receive new city identifications which will increase accessibility to jobs, housing and social services.
04/14/19 9:40pm
Philadelphia ranked 102 out of 125 cities in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking. This marks a decrease from the 2018 rankings, where the city was ranked 98th.
04/09/19 12:11am
Wawa won its bid for two liquor licenses, paying the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board $186,357 for a location in Philadelphia and $160,357 for a location in Delaware County. 
04/08/19 8:08pm
Philadelphia might implement a fee for driving in congested areas depending on the outcome of New York City's similar plans for 2020.