Opinion
A plea to President Biden: Please help suburban Philadelphia get vaccinated. Its 2.5 million people are underserved.
An Inquirer analysis of Pa. Health Department data shows Philadelphia collar counties getting less than their fair share.

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote
The new president’s vision for flushing cash to individuals, businesses, states and cities battered by COVID-19 passed on a near party-line 219-212 vote.

Mumia Abu-Jamal has COVID-19, supporters say
It has been more than 39 years since Mumia Abu-Jamal was arrested for a killing his supporters say he did not do.

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Bloomsburg U. fraternity, sorority sued in 2019 death of student from Montgomery County

“The defendants negligently and/or recklessly coerced, encouraged or otherwise caused unauthorized Bloomsburg University pledges ... to consume life-threatening amounts of alcohol," the suit states.

Philly man charged with kidnapping, robbery of 2 postal workers

James Chandler, 54, used a replica handgun in the January and February assaults, and faces a maximum life sentence, said Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier in Philadelphia.

Feds charge man accused of looting West Philly Lowe’s, then setting it ablaze during unrest last year

Security footage allegedly shows Derrick Weatherbe hauling armloads of stolen merchandise from the hardware store. Later he tried to sell the items on Facebook, investigators said.

This Chester County whiz kid has just published a how-to guide to chess

The 15-year-old has become so accomplished a player that “I don’t even want to play chess with him,” laughed his chess-playing mother.

TerraVida medical marijuana stores acquired by Chicago weed company in $135 million deal

TerraVida's founder and president, Chris Visco, will remain with the newly merged company as executive in charge of retail sales.

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What a $755,000 teardown in Graduate Hospital tells us about affordability and tax policy in Philadelphia | Inga Saffron

A patchwork of city zoning and tax incentives is fueling a frenzy of demolitions around the neighborhood.

Philly finally has more COVID-19 vaccine — but now it’s not getting distributed fast enough, health commissioner says

“If the city says, hey, take it to 2,000 a day, we’ll figure out where to move and how to take it to 2,000,” said Temple Chief Medical Officer Tony Reed.
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