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Philly family is free after years in sanctuary, but struggling to start over
The Thompsons, originally from Jamaica, spent 843 days hiding out in two churches in Philadelphia to avoid deportation.
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Las comunidades latinas de Filadelfia reflejan el futuro de Estados Unidos
Las familias latinas, como portadores de la cultura que dan nueva vida a los vecindarios de Filadelfia, ofrecen un vistazo al futuro de los Estados Unidos.
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Philly’s growing Latino communities reflect America’s future
The Latino entrepreneurs, families and cultural-bearers breathing new life into Philly neighborhoods offer a glimpse into the future of the United States.
‘Underground Railroad’ director Barry Jenkins sees film as an ’empathy machine’
Barry Jenkins served as showrunner, executive producer, writer and director to the 10-part Amazon series, The Underground Railroad.
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NBC won’t air 2022 Golden Globes in rebuke to Hollywood Foreign Press Association
The network is the latest company to distance itself from the press group which has been accused of self-dealing, corruption and conflicts of interest.
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Colonial pipeline shutdown leads to small jump in gasoline prices for the region
It’s not time to panic-buy gasoline as the East Coast is supplied by imports and other pipelines.
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Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to U.S. children as young as 12
The Food and Drug Administration says children 12 to 15 years old are now eligible to receive a key COVID-19 vaccine.
Philly still weeks away from completing evaluation of new anti-violence program
The Group Violence Intervention Program was launched in August to help reduce gun violence in Philly, which is experiencing a record surge.
As Tacony mourns St. Leo’s after fire, parishioners hope to find buried time capsule
One day after a fire destroyed the historic Northeast Philadelphia church, Tacony residents are hunting memories long ago buried in the building.
25 people shot, 7 killed in Philly over the weekend. Police say lack of trust in law enforcement fueling the surge
Philadelphia police officials acknowledged that a lack of trust in law enforcement among the communities they serve is partly to blame for the cycle of violence.
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N.J. coronavirus update: State developing plan to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds
With impending federal approval to use the Pfizer vaccine on adolescents, New Jersey officials are devising plans to inoculate this younger population.
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Pete du Pont’s financial legacy in Delaware
Here’s how former Gov. Pierre S. “Pete” du Pont cemented his legacy and uprighted Delaware’s sinking economy in the late 70s and early 80s.
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Pa. coronavirus update: MLK Drive reopening this summer; Flyers offering COVID vaccines, free tickets
More than a year after it was closed to car traffic, Philadelphia officials have announced that Martin Luther King Drive will reopen the first week of August.
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Social media hate speech, harassment ‘significant problem’ for LGBTQ users, per GLAAD report
LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.
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Why should ‘women’s’ hair always cost more? Philly salons are cutting out the gender bias
At places like Transfiguration Hair Studio on Baltimore Avenue, LGBTQ clients feel welcome.
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