Virginia Streva

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Virginia Streva is a Culture Curator for PhillyVoice.com. Originally from south Louisiana, she moved to Philadelphia in 2015. She loves exploring different themes in culture and is loving the Philly culture she has become a part of since moving here. She has a background in music journalism and creative writing. She wrote her first novel, "I Want To Be Adored," in 2011. When she’s not writing, she enjoys yoga, watching "Food Network" in her PJs with a cup of tea, and exploring the city. Follow her on Twitter @vastreva.

virginia@phillyvoice.com

July 16, 2019

Politics

Lara Trump launches 'Women for Trump' coalition in King of Prussia

Lara Trump will be in King of Prussia on Tuesday to launch a coalition dedicated to recruiting women to support President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign. Lara Trump, the president's daughter in-law, will be appearing on behalf of the National Women's Coalition for Trump. The coalition's rollout takes place Tuesday at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

July 16, 2019

Reports

Philadelphia ranks among most stressful U.S. cities to live in, survey says

Philadelphia ranks as the fifth most stressful city to live, and the worst city for traffic congestion, according to a new report. 

July 16, 2019

Nonprofits

Biden Cancer Initiative suspends operations indefinitely

Biden Cancer Initiative, a nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to find a cure for cancer, has suspended its operations.

July 15, 2019

Health News

High school and college football deaths more common during conditioning sessions, new report says

Most non-traumatic fatalities among high school and college football athletes happen during conditioning sessions that are associated with overexertion or punishment drills, according to a new paper presented at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.

July 15, 2019

Investigations

U.S. State Department confirms death of Georgia man vacationing in Dominican Republic

Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., of Georgia, is the 11th American tourist to die while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since June 2018, the U.S. State Department confirmed.

July 14, 2019

Odd News

Bucks County woman arrested in Seaside Park, allegedly bit an officer's leg

A woman from Bucks County was arrested on Saturday after she allegedly bit an officer on the leg while resisting arrest in Seaside Park, N.J., according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

July 14, 2019

Rally

Sen. Bernie Sanders to rally in Center City against Hahnemann University Hospital closure

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will rally on Monday, July 15, in Center City against the planned closure of Hahnemann University Hospital.

July 14, 2019

Comedy

Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch model mom jeans with Tan France on 'Dressing Funny'

Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch take some time to model mom jeans on Tan France's Netflix-YouTube series, "Dressing Funny with Tan France," the show that dresses up comedians in today's trendiest fashion.

July 3, 2019

Health News

West Nile virus diagnosed in Hunterdon County resident, first reported case this year

A Hunterdon County resident was diagnosed with West Nile virus. It is the earliest report of the virus ever seen by the state of New Jersey, health state officials said.

July 3, 2019

Movies

15 films to watch when you need a break from the beach

The long July 4 weekend is here and you know what means? Stay inside and don't interact with anyone. Only kidding, of course, because what is Independence Day if you're not out there celebrating with other Americans like our forefathers intended?

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