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A portable hoop going around Philadelphia, a little movement of its own
“There’s a bigger message than just us playing basketball."

The Pa. primary wasn’t a disaster. But it showed there’s work to do before November
The primary mostly went OK, but officials said there's much to do ahead of November’s general election, when the fate of the presidency could rest on Pennsylvania.

Elwyn, a 168-year-old lifeline for many families, is struggling under financial strain
The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating the financial struggles of the nonprofit that has become a beacon of hope for thousands.

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How Mayor Kenney abruptly ended years of delays to remove the Frank Rizzo statue

The removal came after years of debate and delay that led activists to question whether Kenney, who in his early political career espoused tough-on-crime positions that would have sat well with Rizzo, was truly invested in removing the statue.

‘I felt like I’d robbed my own store’: A Philly jeweler describes a race to save her shop from looting

Angela Monaco has been torn by her dismay over the fate of the business she’s built and by the kinship she feels for those whose grievances sparked the looting and fires.

Harriett’s Bookshop owner hands out free books about black leaders during Philly marches

With her face mask secured and a large bag filled with books positioned across her shoulders, Jeannine A. Cook has handed out over 100 free books to protesters.

What happens to neighborhood appeal if the coronavirus closes small businesses for good?

“We know that the economic powerhouses of our small little neighborhoods are our amazing, iconic local restaurants” and other businesses, one Realtor said. “They drive the success of our neighborhoods. They help drive the value of our homes.”

After a slow spring, the pandemic casts a shadow over the Wildwood summer season

COVID-19 has clouded that usual ramp-up to summer in Wildwood as city and state officials contradicted one another on reopening strategies.

Opinion

ShopRite returns after the looting, but this is not enough. Jeff Brown is not enough. | Maria Panaritis

Two stores damaged in George Floyd protests are coming back on line. A grateful community responds.

Post-Gazette reporters denounce black colleague’s removal from protest coverage

Alexis Johnson, a Temple grad, says she was removed from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's protest coverage because of a tweet.
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