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Goverment

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

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Education

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

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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

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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

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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

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Police

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

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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

Illness

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Philly cancels all large events for seven months

Mummers 2021 COVID-19

Government

Philly Managing Director Brian Abernathy announces resignation

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Protests

Philly officials apologize for 'unjustifiable' use of tear gas during I-676 protest

Outlaw tear gas

Controversies

Philly declares intent to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

Columbus Marconi Philly

Government

Philadelphia recognizes Juneteenth as official city holiday

Juneteenth holiday Philadelphia

Investigations

Philly police union slams city's 'second guessing' of protest response

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Schools

Malcolm Jenkins tells Philly high school grads 'decide what your future will be' in keynote address

Malcolm Jenkins commencement address

Police

Philadelphia pledges major police reform, eliminates department's proposed budget increase

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Politics

Kenney dismisses Facebook attack from Vince Fumo over Frank Rizzo statue

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Protests

Pledging to 'do better,' Mayor Kenney forms committee to address Philadelphia's racial injustice

Philadelphia citywide curfew

Statues

Controversial Frank Rizzo statue removed from Municipal Services Building

Frank Rizzo statue removed

Protests

Tobias Harris calls on local politician to resign over 'disgusting' Black Lives Matter remarks

Tobias Harris George Floyd protests Philly

Protests

Philly police spray tear gas at I-676 protesters as city faces third night of curfews

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Protests

President Trump: 'Philadelphia ... better toughen up' following weekend's chaos

Philadelphia George Floyd protests

Protests

Commissioner Outlaw: Saturday's violence, looting were disrespectful to criminal justice reform movement

Philly George Floyd protests

Politics

Philly won't cave to 'open up hysteria,' Mayor Kenney says

Philly Open Hysteria

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