With COVID-19 cases down, Philadelphia and suburbs move to ‘yellow’ reopening status Friday

Retailers, day cares, and offices in the city will be allowed to reopen on a limited basis Friday for the first time in about 10 weeks. Outdoor eating is to be approved in a week.

Thousands fill streets in Center City again, calling for reforms and unity
While demonstrators marched, police officers were notably absent from the street corners they occupied en masse on previous days of protest, instead surveying from a distance.

Philly police chief Danielle Outlaw to cops: Don’t block your badge numbers
The directive was sent to all Police Department employees after citizens aired concerns about officers blocking badge numbers with mourning crepes.

‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Floyd mourned in Minneapolis
Hollywood celebrities, musicians and the politically powerful attended a memorial service that began a three-city farewell to the man who was anonymous in life but sparked global protests for justice in death.

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Players reject Major League Baseball’s call for salary concessions

Just in case Major League Baseball owners were unable to see the line in the proverbial sand, Players Association chief Tony Clark drew it in ink Thursday night.

Hite: ‘No justice, no peace,’ as Philly educators march against racism

Perhaps the most difficult part, Superintendent William Hite said Thursday, has been an inability to connect in person with the 125,000 students in the city’s public school system, most of whom are black.

Kevin Durant buys ownership stake in Union, report says

Just over six months after NBA star Kevin Durant had a mysterious meeting with the Union's ownership in Chester, the two sides have reportedly agreed a deal for Durant to buy a small stake in the team.

Candidates across Pa. have no idea if they won or lost their primary elections: ‘It sucks’

What happens when candidates dash to the finish line — and then spend days wondering who won? Welcome to Pennsylvania in 2020.

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Now that the NBA season is set to resume, the Sixers have a chance to show us who they really are | David Murphy

If you were drawing up a setting to evaluate a team against itself, you might end up with exactly the one the NBA has created for the resumption of its season.

Boscov’s is reopening in some Philly suburbs this weekend

Boscov's locations in the Philadelphia region are reopening Saturday.

Police union head says cops will boycott Di Bruno Bros.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby said cops will boycott Di Bruno Bros. after the store’s owners revoked free lunches it was offering to officers.
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