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9 rehabbed homes and a test of radical housing activism are coming to this block
Agency officials hope the new residents will occupy the homes by the end of the year — a fast timeline warranted by a growing affordability crisis compounded by the pandemic.
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Fired SEPTA police sergeant charged with assault for alleged baton beating of protesters
A former SEPTA police officer is facing multiple assault charges for allegedly bashing two protesters with a baton during protests of police violence in May.
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Mayor Kenney’s first 2020 veto reversed in win for Society Hill Civic
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3 big ideas to fuel an equitable COVID recovery
A social worker and a disaster expert describe the things Philly can do to recover from coronavirus and heal the injustices revealed by the pandemic.
Judge: Painted Bride can sell its building after all
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Philly Council pushes to extend protections for renters amid COVID surge
A battery of expiring Philadelphia renter protections may be extended by City Council — but with more stringent eligibility requirements, if some groups have their way.
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Philly Council committee votes to ban police use of tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters
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Why Philly’s 10-year tax abatement is back on the negotiating table
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Igloos allowed, fires in a barrel banned: Philly rules on winter outdoor dining
Winterized outdoor dining must be in compliance with existing coronavirus safety measures, such as maintaining six feet of distance between tables.
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