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Philly declares intent to remove Christopher Columbus statue from Marconi Plaza

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Philadelphia recognizes Juneteenth as official city holiday

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Investigations

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

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Police

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

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Schools

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

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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

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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

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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

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Politics

Mayor Kenney slams 'appalling' Chris Christie comments about COVID-19 deaths

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Government

Government officials are turning to billboards to reinforce social distancing guidelines

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Finance

City controller projects Philadelphia tax revenue losses from coronavirus crisis

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Government

Philly nowhere near entering next phase of state's COVID-19 reopening plan

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Hospitals

Philly officials 'appalled' by improper transfer of bodies in pickup truck

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Illness

Some Philly-area hospitals 'near capacity' for COVID-19 patients in ICUs

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Government

Philly makes urgent request to Congress for PPE, rapid COVID-19 testing

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Government

In open letter, Mayor Kenney says Philly spirit will return to 'silent streets'

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Parks

Philly parks remain open, but closures are 'not off the table,' Mayor Kenney says

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Government

Philly warns of severe city budget impact as COVID-19 crisis unfolds

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Government

Mayor Kenney presses D.A. Krasner to 'vigorously' prosecute Philly's gun cases during coronavirus pandemic

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Health News

Philly to use Temple's Liacouras Center as field hospital if coronavirus cases surge

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Politics

Mayor Kenney blasts President Trump for 'short-sighted' coronavirus timeline

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Government

Philadelphia issues stay-at-home order to go into effect Monday morning for city residents

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Illness

Philly region ramps up COVID-19 testing, plans drive-thru site near stadium complex

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Health News

Philly bars, restaurants ordered to close as coronavirus restrictions broaden

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Coronavirus

Philadelphia announces student meal sites, rec centers, Free Library closures

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Government

City Council releases plan to reduce poverty across Philly by 25%

Philadelphia poverty reduction plan

Adult Health

Philly's soda tax having little effect on consumption habits, Drexel study finds

Philly Soda Tax Consumption Study Drexel

Education

Mayor Kenney gives vote of confidence to School District superintendent amid asbestos issue

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Mummers

‘We’re scared of it’: Mummers say that they aren’t taking Mayor Kenney’s threats lightly

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Education

School District of Philadelphia touts improvement of city’s schools in annual report card

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Government

Danielle Outlaw begins tenure as new Philadelphia police commissioner

Danielle Outlaw

Goverment

Comics Division leader wants to work with Mayor Kenney to improve Mummers parade

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Government

Mayor Kenney threatens to end Mummers Parade amid blackface controversy

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Mummers Parade

Mayor Kenney calls out mummers who wore blackface during 2020 parade; club disqualified from competition

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Election 2019

Jim Kenney wins re-election bid as Philadelphia mayor

Jim Kenney wins re-election as Philly Mayor

Marijuana

Former Philly mayor Michael Nutter hired by cannabis company as senior advisor

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Addiction

‘Crackhouse’ or ‘safehouse’? U.S. officials try to block Philly’s supervised injection site

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