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Philly considering new restrictions as cases now exceed the city’s ability to track them; as Pa. cases spike, another uptick at Penn State
Both Pa. and N.J. have seen the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations more than double over the course of the past month, according to an analysis of state data.

Pennsylvania schools need an additional $4.6 billion to close education gaps, new analysis finds
The analysis is the latest salvo in a long-running battle to address inequities in the state’s public school system.

Republican Jeff Van Drew is working again with a controversial Democratic mail ballot operative
Craig Callaway worked on behalf of Democrat Amy Kennedy's primary campaign. But he says a falling out led him to reconnect with Van Drew.

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Pa. county’s election board asks Barrett to recuse herself from case; what we might know on election night in Pa.

The election board said Justice Barrett’s participation could be "catastrophic to the delicate foundation of integrity and public confidence upon which the judiciary sits."

Black women see beating Trump as a matter of life and death: ‘We have to vote him out’

Black women have long been the backbone of the Democratic Party. A pandemic that is disproportionately killing Black and brown people has only made them more motivated to vote.

Meet the star of that viral video of Philly voters dancing for joy: ‘They can’t break us down’

"The thing about our joy is that it makes us what we are," said Klinton Cooper.

Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki announces he will retire at the end of this year

He became head of the police force in September 2019, taking over from longtime police chief Scott Thomson.

Could the election in Pa. be decided by Amy Coney Barrett? Probably not. Here’s why.

It would take an extraordinary set of circumstances. And if it did, it might not go the way you think. Here’s what we know.

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SEPTA’s new Wissahickon bus station promises better connections. But it could harm a beloved Philly landscape. | Inga Saffron

How do you insert a big bus station building into such a beloved space? Very carefully. That, unfortunately, is not how SEPTA and PennDOT have been proceeding.

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What is ‘ballot harvesting,’ and who can and can’t deliver your mail ballot in Pa.

Only a voter can mail their ballot or return it in person, unless they have a disability and officially designate someone to do it for them.
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