6-year-old boy among 5 fatalities in 5 shootings in Philly in 1 afternoon; 11-, 15-year-old among injured
“This weekend’s horrific violence is a stark reminder that COVID-19 isn’t the only crisis plaguing our city,” Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement as police Sunday also reported 17 nonfatal shootings.

Phillies to open season at home against Marlins on July 24
The Phillies are unable to say who will be pitching on opening day, but they do know who they’ll be playing.

Historians question Trump’s ‘heroes,’ plans for national garden monument
Among the combative and unusual way President Donald Trump chose to celebrate Independence Day, some historians were particularly puzzled Saturday by his announcement for a new monument called the "National Garden of American Heroes."

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To tears from his parishioners, a man of the cloth and for the people of Camden is retiring — at 85

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Raul Neto looks forward to seeing what he can achieve with Sixers during NBA restart

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NBA and players agree to ‘Black Lives Matter’ and other messages to wear on jerseys

With the NBA another day closer to its July 30 reopening, a piece of its plan to battle racial injustice fell into place. The NBA and the players union agreed Friday on messages players can wear instead of their names on the backs of their jerseys for the first four days of the league’s reboot.

The surprisingly simple reason some Philly street signs have a Liberty Bell

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How the habits of Bryce Harper, other millennial stars could help MLB mitigate the spread of COVID-19 | Scott Lauber

If today’s breed of millennial ballplayer is cool with sitting in a hotel room and gaming with teammates and friends, then maybe this colossal challenge of virus mitigation won’t be quite as challenging after all.

How Trump’s visa restrictions might hurt Philadelphia’s growing biotech community

Large technology companies like Comcast, SAP, IQVIA, and EPAM Systems use visa to employ computer programmers, software engineers, and accountants. But on June 22, President Trump signed an executive order suspending new work visas until the end of the year.

Sixers’ draft night acquisition of Zhaire Smith has not worked out for him or them | Keith Pompey

The shooting guard is a bad fit for the 76ers, who never gave him a real opportunity to showcase his skills.
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