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They came to Devereux for help. Instead, they were sexually abused.

An Inquirer investigation found that supervision, staffing and training lapses over the last two decades led to the abuse of children with disabilities and disorders at the nation’s leading treatment network.

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Big Ten postpones football season; coronavirus spread in Philly continues to slow; a neck gaiter may be worse than no mask at all
“We just believe, collectively, there’s too much uncertainty… to encourage our student athletes to participate in fall sports,” said Big Ten Commissioner Keven Warren.

A longtime Philadelphia judge won’t wear a mask in court, prompting complaints from lawyers and witnesses
The veteran judge has ordered others to remove their masks while in his courtroom, according to a written complaint obtained by The Inquirer.

‘I’m sick of teddy bear memorials’: Philly officials search for reasons, solutions to the spike in shootings
The virtual proceedings provided little to explain the uptick in shootings. But the hearing did provide clarity in the scale of the problems, as well as expressions of outrage and exhaustion.

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Undermanned Sixers fall, 130-117, to Phoenix Suns

All five of the Sixers’ season-opener starters missed the game in Kissimmee, Fla.

Philly police were flagged for hundreds of unjustified stops, frisks. Will reforms follow?

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Some workers are furious their employers didn’t apply for Pa.’s $50M coronavirus hazard-pay program

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