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Pa. Department of Health to manage coronavirus-related services for Delco
Delaware County has no health department, so Chester County handled its pandemic response until now. The new arrangement begins Aug. 1.
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Philly election commissioners deny ‘audit’ request for 2020 ballots and voting machines
Mastriano, an ally of former President Donald Trump, has repeatedly disseminated false information about the 2020 presidential election.
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With cases at a two-month high, Delaware nurses union urges vaccines for all, ChristianaCare orders it
The state’s largest hospital system says all workers must have at least one dose by Sept. 21 if they want to keep their job.
Lower Bucks businesses and residents reeling in aftermath of tornadoes, floods
There were a dozen or so injuries reported around the Bensalem area after the tornadoes, but Bucks officials say they haven’t logged any fatalities from the storm.
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Broad Street Run is back — and registration opens Sunday
Runners can register for the 2021 Blue Cross Broad Street Run starting Sunday Aug. 1. Registration costs $57 and it closes on Aug. 7.
Philly Sheriff’s Office nabs dozens of violent fugitives during mass sweep
“Operation Priority Takedown” was initiated amid a historic surge in gun violence in Philadelphia.
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CDC team: ‘War has changed’ as delta variant dangers emerge
New evidence shows the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions.
Friends and family honor the life of Dominique Rem’mie Fells with a big West Philly block party
Instead of a vigil, this year’s event is a celebration.
How vaccination rate in Philly varies by race/ethnicity and age
Case counts in Philadelphia more than tripled over the latter half of July.
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Delaware health insurers fined $1.3M for discriminating against patients with mental health and addiction issues
Delaware issues fines to insurers for not treating people with mental health or substance abuse issues as fairly as they treat others.
New East Falls boat landing on the Schuylkill River will be ADA-accessible — and a great bird-watching spot
Philadelphia is a partner on the $360,000 project because the city believes community access to the river is essential. The new spot should also be great for bird-watching.
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Philadelphia Orchestra principal trumpet breaks down the Olympic theme
Philadelphia Orchestra principal trumpet David Bilger explains the “energy and brilliance” of the Olympic theme to Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn.
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How a clinical tool meant to predict kidney function could be hurting Black patients
Is an equation most commonly used to predict kidney health unintentionally contributing to health disparities — and reinforcing racist thinking?
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Delaware hopes to lure new business with site prep funding
Delaware lawmakers have long prided themselves on making the state “business-friendly.” Now they’re offering financial incentives to lure more future employers.
‘We just want to be welcomed back’: The Lenape seek a return home
The legacy of this region’s Indigenous people is all around, in place names and colonial history. Yet the state does not officially acknowledge them.
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