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Philadelphia

10/13/20 11:04pm
Giuliani made a number of false or exaggerated statements, including a statement that "people don't die" of COVID-19 anymore. 
10/13/20 10:58pm
Philadelphia also loosened crowd size restrictions, but to a lesser degree than statewide regulations.
10/13/20 10:53pm
Philadelphia lawyers argued that because satellite offices are not official voting locations like polling places, poll watchers are not permitted under state law to observe activities there. 
10/12/20 8:54pm
The Inquirer editorial board outlined five key areas in which Biden would be able to better benefit Pennsylvania: public health, the environment, the economy, racial justice, and education.
10/12/20 7:12pm
The goal of Rx/Museum is to use art to help clinicians focus on thought-provoking themes that emphasize the humanity of medical practices, according to the initiative's leaders. 
10/12/20 6:09pm
The bill was introduced on Thursday by Philadelphia City Council member and 1993 College graduate Helen Gym.
10/11/20 10:31pm
In response to Penn not making Payments In Lieu of Taxes to the city of Philadelphia, The Record, Penn's undergraduate yearbook, will donate some profits to local public schools.
10/11/20 10:26pm
The debate was canceled on Oct. 19 after President Donald Trump, who had recently tested positive for COVID-19, refused to participate in a virtual debate
10/09/20 12:38am
Shooting incidents are up 57% over 2019 rates and the city is on par to pass 450 murders by the end of the year, 6 ABC reported.
10/05/20 11:40pm
The announcement comes as a shock to Philadelphia's political establishment, as Toomey's decision puts Republicans at a disadvantage in the state's next elections.
09/29/20 11:12pm
Lisa Forrest, who in 2013 became the first Black woman to be a captain at the PFD, was appointed to her new position as fire battalion chief on Tuesday.
09/29/20 11:11pm
This round of funding comes in addition to the $13.3 million grant the city awarded to 2,083 businesses earlier this year through the city's COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund.
09/29/20 11:09pm
Pennsylvania joined six other states and the District of Columbia on Monday in requesting the halt.
09/28/20 10:23pm
Philadelphia Treasurer Christian Dunbar, appointed in 2019, was removed from his position Friday after being charged with fraudulently obtaining United States citizenship through marriage fraud and bank embezzlement from a prior job. 
09/24/20 12:04am
A grand jury charged one of the involved officers, who had already been fired, for firing recklessly into a neighbor's apartment, but no charges were brought against the officers for killing Taylor.
09/23/20 10:44pm
The Penn Vet dogs are able to detect the eggs' faint smell after rigorous training with up to 95% accuracy.
09/11/20 12:11am
Dubé said the University will take a "data-driven approach" to testing asymptomatic individuals — essentially testing students based on various factors like location – throughout the rest of the semester.
09/07/20 11:36pm
While the closure was a surprise to many on social media, Yuen said he had been planning to close the restaurant and retire for nearly two years.
09/07/20 11:31pm
Officials have pointed factors such as increased mobility and decreased compliance with mask mandates as driving the rise in projected cases and deaths in many states.
09/03/20 10:16pm
Temple's decision comes several weeks after other Philadelphia colleges, including Penn and Drexel University, decided to conduct the fall semester remotely.