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Hot Sixers merch: Limited edition jean jacket features Tyrese Maxey and friends
Fashion designer Gianni Lee, a Philly native, made just 76 of the custom pieces.
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Democrats see springboard for health care in high court win
With the Affordable Care Act now secure in the framework of the nation's health care programs, Democrats are eager to leap above and beyond.
1 hour ago
New videos underscore the violence against police at the Jan. 6 Capitol riot
Republican lawmakers have sought to play down the violence that happened in an attack that left five people dead.
2 hours ago
Theater artists protest Walnut Street Theatre, claiming abusive behavior
For many years, artists have been quietly warning one another about abusive behavior, then a social media comment drove them into the street.
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Slavery didn’t end on Juneteenth. Here’s what you should know about this important day
On June 19, 1865, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, who had fought for the Union, led a force of soldiers to Galveston, Texas, to deliver a very important message.
5 hours ago
Coach who transformed empty church into a rec center welcomes community on Juneteenth
Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club and others will celebrate Juneteenth at the Nicetown rec center opened by coach Curtis De Veaux and his City Athletics organization.
7 hours ago
The national argument over critical race theory reaches Souderton school district
For more than three hours, in person and on Zoom, parents on both sides emotionally addressed the issues before Montco’s Souderton Area School Board.
17 hours ago
N.J. reaches vaccination milestone; new Health Department building to be named for Persichilli
As N.J. reaches its vaccination milestone, the state Health Department’s new building will be named for the commissioner who guided the effort.
20 hours ago
After abuses at residential facilities, Philly to create new youth ombudsperson office
Philadelphia will create a new youth ombudsperson office designed to advocate for vulnerable young people in group homes and other residential facilities.
Philly anti-violence activists are hopeful about new funding for prevention efforts
Philadelphia is set to spend $155M on anti-violence efforts in the next fiscal year. It’s not all new funding, still the total is a sizable increase.
21 hours ago
Philly having all the feels as 76ers prep for Friday’s elimination playoff game
The Philadelphia 76ers will play the Atlanta Hawks Friday night in the elimination game of the 2021 NBA playoffs.
‘We owe them a better life’: Delaware approves $15 minimum wage
Three years ago lawmakers fought overnight about raising the lowest legal wage to $9.25 an hour. Now Delaware is joining nine other states with a path to $15.
Philly NAACP opens way for new leadership
The campaign for the next president of the Philadelphia NAACP is underway as the office’s current leader won’t seek another term in the July election.
22 hours ago
Lehigh Valley launches a Juneteenth festival just as it becomes a national holiday
A year in planning, the new large-scale event at ArtsQuest teaches people what Juneteenth is about.
24 hours ago
Philly’s new budget includes mini cut to wage tax, more anti-violence funding
City Council and Mayor Jim Kenney’s final $5 billion budget deal includes more spending on public services and smaller tax cuts than originally proposed.
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