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Another PA Republican Tests Positive for COVID, This Time Mid-Meeting with Trump

If you’re looking to stop super-spreaders in Pennsylvania, maybe start with Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg, many of whom to this day still refuse to wear masks.


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’Tis the Season to Destroy Lanternfly Eggs

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Longform

How Pandemic Pups Are Getting Us Through a Very Dark Year

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News

5 Things to Know About Adopting a Dog in Philly

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Opinion

Another PA Republican Tests Positive for COVID, This Time Mid-Meeting With Trump

If you’re looking to stop super-spreaders in Pennsylvania, maybe start with Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg, many of whom to this day still refuse to wear masks.

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News

’Tis the Season to Destroy Lanternfly Eggs

Forget goopy bags of hand sanitizer — there’s an easier (and more satisfying) way to get rid of egg masses.

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News

5 Things to Know About Adopting a Dog in Philly

With rescue applications through the roof, here’s how to ensure yours is the winning ticket.

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Guides

7 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in Philly

It’s only fair that your furry companion enjoy the city as much as you do.

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Longform

How Pandemic Pups Are Getting Us Through a Very Dark Year

They slobber, stink, and shed everywhere. They’re also among the best things to happen to us in 2020.

Opinion

Best Thing This Week: Thanksgiving 2020 — it Happened

It was a holiday like no other. And we got by.


Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.


News

A Pennsylvania Judge Absolutely Eviscerated Trump’s Last-Ditch Election Lawsuit

Judge Matthew Brann equated the Trump campaign’s argument to “Frankenstein’s Monster.” That and the other five best quotes from Brann’s decision, which has allowed counties across Pennsylvania to officially certify the election results.

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The Mummers Are Secretly Planning a Parade, Even Though Philly Has Canceled It

“The parade has always been a political event,” says one Mummer. “And if there can be parties in the streets for Joe Biden and big demonstrations for this and for that, then they can’t stop the Mummers.”

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Raheem Ikeam Myers Was the City’s 203rd Homicide Victim This Year. This Is His Story.

He was a man with children, a big extended family, and a faith that sustained him. In one of Philly’s most violent years, he became yet another casualty. His complicated story reveals how the city failed to protect him — and so many like him.

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Q&A

6 ABC’s Adam Joseph on His Winter Prediction and Why He Hates Coffee

The Main Line resident and meteorologist talks Cecily vs. Jim, coming out, collecting plants, and why his friends call him “Spitfire.”

Longform

Inside the Fight to Abolish Police in Philadelphia

YahNé Ndgo and other local activists have been advocating for years to get police out of Black communities. Now, is the rest of the city ready to listen?

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Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.


Opinion

Best Thing This Week: The Philadelphia Union Land Two Big Awards!

It’s official: Our MLS team is the best Philly sports team.

News

St. Mary Nurses on Strike: We Need More Staff, or COVID Patients Could Die Alone

Fearful of being shorthanded during a second wave of COVID-19 patients, nurses at the Langhorne hospital went on strike for two days this week. Caregivers at other Philly-area hospitals have similar concerns.

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This Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By Her Boss at the Willow Grove Bloomingdale’s

Christen Goldstein Shafkowitz has filed a federal lawsuit against Bloomingdale’s, parent company Macy’s, and Roger Blazek, an executive who has worked for the company for decades.

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Councilman Bobby Henon Proves Why Philly Gyms Need to Be Shut Down

A photo of the unmasked elected official working out inside a Northeast Philly gym on Tuesday — alongside a lot of other unmasked patrons — shows you can’t count on everyone following the rules.

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