Articles by James Tonrey

11/23/20 9:40pm
In a 37-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Matthew W. Brann issued a blow against the Trump campaign’s attempts to potentially invalidate the votes of nearly seven million Pennsylvania voters. 
11/16/20 8:06pm
Among business schools ranked for their finance specialization, The Wharton School was first in Pennsylvania and in the Ivy League, ahead of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, and Columbia Business School.
10/28/20 12:20am
Philadelphia's percentage of eligible voters is also the highest since 2004, because the city's population has fluctuated. According to a Billy Penn analysis of data from the Philadelphia Office of City Commissioners and the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 90% of all eligible residents are currently registered to vote.
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. 
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. 
09/22/20 12:03am
According to data collected during the first three months of Philadelphia’s COVID-19 outbreak, 4.7% of people sent home after an initial emergency room visit for coronavirus returned to the hospital within just three days.
09/14/20 10:35pm
Participants in the 2020 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey were primarily assessed on their knowledge of their First Amendment rights and of the functions of the United States' federal government branches.
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.
08/31/20 11:17pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health stated that the guidance was updated in response to new outbreaks on college campuses, both locally and across the United States.
08/26/20 12:06am
The grant will be used to determine if the COVID Watch program reduces disparities in care among Black and Latinx patients by providing greater access to telemedicine among communities of color. 
03/20/20 8:39pm
Wechsler previously served as chair of the Department of Neurology and as Vice President for Telemedicine in the Physician Services Division at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
02/18/20 11:19pm
Assistant Professors Erica Korb of the Perelman School of Medicine, Liang Feng of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Weijie Su of the Wharton School are Penn’s awardees this year.
02/13/20 7:39pm
Philadelphia is currently one of 17 U.S. cities competing to host matches for the 2026 World Cup. 10 cities are expected to be selected.
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