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Philly to drop COVID-19 indoor mask mandate Friday

Philly indoor mask mandate

Government

Advocate group rallies to increase Free Library of Philadelphia budget beyond pre-pandemic levels

Free Library Funding

Government

City Council introduces bill to increase diversity in city jobs

City Council Diversity

Government

Philadelphia lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions June 2, Masks still required indoors

COVID restrictions Philadelphia

Health News

FEMA vaccination sites close in Philadelphia

FEMA Philadelphia

Investigations

City finds remains of MOVE bombing victims after they were thought to have been destroyed

MOVE bombing remains found

Government

Philadelphia Police Department will ask for more funding, citing cost to continue Taser rollout

Police Philly Tasers

Social Justice

Philly awards $200K in grants, creates network for community organizations fighting for criminal justice reform

Criminal Justice Grants

Education

Philly pre-K students may now qualify for the city's free internet services program

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Courts

Ahead of Derek Chauvin verdict, Mayor Kenney calls for 'active peace'

chauvin verdict preparation

Safety

City launches Safe Routes Philly to teach kids about traffic safety

Biking, Walking Safety

TV

'Today' highlights Philly's reopening efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic

Today Show Philadelphia

Courts

Italian-American groups sue Philly, mayor for canceling Columbus Day

Mayor Jim Kenney sued

Memorials

Virtual remembrance to mark COVID-19 pandemic's first anniversary in Philly

Philly COVID Anniversary

Government

Local elected officials react to Senate passing $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package

COVID-19 relief package

Recreation

Cycling activists want MLK Drive vehicle restrictions to remain permanently

MLK Jr. Drive bikes

Government

Mayor Kenney replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day on Philly's city calendar

Indigenous Peoples' Day, Juneteenth

Education

Philly teachers don't need to return to schools Monday, Mayor Kenney says

Philly teachers union

Government

Acting deputy health commissioner steps down amid Philly Fighting COVID controversy

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Government

Philly Fighting COVID CEO taunts city health commissioner as Mayor Kenney stands by him

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Education

Philly schools to resume some in-classroom learning in February

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Police

Philly steps up security ahead of Inauguration Day in wake of Capitol riot

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Technology

Verizon to update Philly's computer centers, help address digital inequality

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Mummers

Mummers' New Year's Day protest parade takes over South Philly street

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Mummers Parade

Mummers' New Year's Day protest parade gains support on Facebook

2021 mummers parade covid

Restaurants

City Council passes six-month eviction moratorium on restaurants to keep industry afloat amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Mummers Parade

Mummers still planning to march on New Year’s Day despite Philly COVID-19 restrictions

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Courts

Philly restaurant owners sue Mayor Kenney over new ban on indoor dining

Philly restaurant owners lawsuit

Government

Philly distributing more financial relief to renters, small businesses

Philly Renters Assistance

Government

Philadelphia accelerates plan to get Tasers for police; Kenney to make proposal next week

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Transportation

As traffic deaths spike, Philly reveals updated Vision Zero action plan

Vision Zero Philly 2025

Curfew

No citywide curfew in Philly for second straight night as officials report no incidents of looting, vandalism

philly citywide curfew

Investigations

Walter Wallace shooting raises questions, Philly police commissioner says, promising full investigation

Outlaw Philly Wallace Shooting

Investigations

Protests erupt in West Philly after police fatally shoot Black man

Walter Wallace protest 10_28 was 3

Police

Philly police union sues city over reform bill that requires public hearings on contracts

philly police union lawsuit

Illness

Amid rising COVID-19 case counts, Philly modifies indoor, outdoor gathering restrictions

Philly limits COVID-19

Controversies

Chef Marc Vetri calls out Jim Kenney for dining indoors in Maryland

Kenney Maryland Vetri

Government

Philly restaurants allowed to restart indoor dining with significant restrictions after Labor Day

Philly indoor dining

Protests

Philly demands protest encampments clear Ben Franklin Parkway, Ridge Avenue

Philly Homeless Encampments

Controversies

Mayor Kenney joins calls for Philly NAACP president to resign after posting anti-Semitic meme

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Government

COVID-19 cases, hot weather to blame for Philly's trash backup, Kenney says

Philadelphia trash recycling collection

Safety

Roosevelt Boulevard's speed cameras to begin issuing tickets this weekend

Roosevelt Boulevard

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