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Philly residents and politicians to Mayor Kenney: You can resign
In the wake of a shooting that disrupted the city’s July Fourth celebrations, Mayor Jim Kenney told reporters he’ll be happy when he leaves office and can “enjoy some stuff.”
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Linking Philly girls of color to coding through dance reflects national trend
DanceLogic, which is run by the West Park Cultural Center, is “designed to educate, inspire, and cultivate girls of color in STEM,” said founder Betty Lindley.
37 mins ago
Georgia grand jury subpoenas top Trump allies, including Giuliani and Eastman
Jurors have questions for former Trump lawyers Rudy Giuliani and John Eastman as well as others who advised the former president's attempts to reverse his defeat in 2020.
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City Council repeats commitment to keep Philly safe after Fourth of July shooting
The members of the city’s legislative body gathered in a display of unity after two cops were shot during the city’s Fourth of July festivities on the Parkway.
Camden County reports first confirmed monkeypox case
A resident traveling out-of-state is Camden County’s first confirmed monkeypox case. They are isolated at home and being treated.
2 hours ago
Jim Kenney is looking forward to not being mayor. What would happen if he resigns?
With a year and a half left in his term, Philadelphia’s 99th mayor once again faces mounting calls for his resignation.
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Capitol quiet during 5th day without new Pennsylvania budget
Most Pennsylvania lawmakers are absent from the state Capitol five days into the new budget year.
N.J. Gov. Murphy signs sweeping gun control measures into law
At a press conference held in Metuchen, Murphy signed seven new laws in total.
5 hours ago
Data privacy concerns make the post-Roe era uncharted territory
Digital privacy advocates are encouraging abortion seekers to err on the side of caution. Text messages, browser histories and emails could be used in criminal investigations.
6 hours ago
SEPTA’s top cop retiring amid increased crime on the transit system
Nestel is leaving just short of 10 years on the job, after more than a quarter-century of working in law enforcement.
7 hours ago
How companies offering to cover travel for out-of-state abortions might work
Major companies like Nike and Tesla say they plan to assist employees who live in places where abortion is restricted to travel for the procedure.
8 hours ago
COVID nursing home deaths claim is campaign trail mainstay
Pennsylvania’s Republican nominee for governor, Doug Mastriano, often makes the baseless allegation that one of Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID policies caused more deaths.
5 things we’ve learned so far from the Jan. 6 committee hearings
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection plans at least two more hearings this month. Here's what we have learned in the first six.
Election deniers are spreading misinformation nationwide. Here are 4 things to know
An NPR investigation found that since the Capitol riot, the election denial movement has moved from the national level to hundreds of grassroots events across the country.
9 hours ago
Brittney Griner sends letter to Biden pleading for his help
The basketball star detained in Russia wrote a letter saying she feared she might never return home and asking that he not " forget about me and the other American Detainees."
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