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Here’s the Scathing Investigative Report on the City’s Response to Civil Unrest in 2020

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart’s damning report comes after investigators interviewed dozens of residents, city leaders and police officials but, notably, not Jim Kenney.


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Who, Exactly, Is Philly Fighting COVID?

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Philadelphia Health Department Severs Relationship with Philly Fighting COVID

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Barstool Sports Is Betting Big on Philly. But Are We the City They Think We Are?

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Best Thing: Alec Bohm’s Up for Rookie of the Year!

The Phils’ third baseman is one of three finalists for the honor. Oh yeah, there was another thing, too …

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Joe Biden Wins Pennsylvania and the Presidency

On Saturday, the AP and TV networks called Pennsylvania for former vice president Joe Biden, pushing him over the 270 electoral-vote threshold.

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Body-Cam Video of Walter Wallace Jr. Killing Shows How Cops Perpetuate Black Trauma

The Philadelphia police department finally released body-cam footage of the final moments of a troubled Black man’s life. There was no protecting-and-serving involved.

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As Biden Pulls Ahead, Philadelphia Celebrates

Welcome to Flipadelphia!

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Court Orders Philly to Allow Elections Watchers Within 6 Feet of Vote Counters

They were previously kept at a distance that one watcher said required him to use binoculars to see anything. The city intends to take the case to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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Here’s What We Know About Pennsylvania Results So Far

It’s going to take many more hours to finish counting mail-in ballots statewide. But the early results show a predictably large advantage for Joe Biden, with the former V.P. winning 94 percent of Philly mail-in ballots.


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.


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Biden Campaign Insists He Will Win Pennsylvania

At a press conference on Wednesday morning, Joe Biden’s campaign manager and senior advisor remained bullish. Trump’s campaign isn’t ready to give up yet.

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On a Tense Election Night, Here’s What Philadelphians Ordered to Stress Eat

In a time of great uncertainty, our region turned to Bud Light and gummy worms.

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Good News: New Jersey Legalized Marijuana Last Night

Your next Shore vacation just got a lot more … mellow.

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Photos from Ground Zero: The Philly Vote Count

This is what it looks like inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where the pieces of paper being counted could very well determine the next President of the United States.

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The Philly Ballot-Counting Livestream Is Oddly Soothing

This has been a very abnormal election. So take a moment to watch some ballot-counting, and delight in the mundane.

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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.


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5 Things to Watch for as Pennsylvania Election Day Results Trickle In

You’ve cast your ballot. Now grab a stiff drink (or three). Here’s what you need to know as election results start to roll in.

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If Your Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballot Status Was “Pending,” Check Again

Since complaints emerged that the state’s vote tracking website is unreliable and outdated, we’ve seen some improvement.

Opinion

If Biden Wins the White House, Here’s What He Owes Philly

The Democratic presidential candidate has pulled out all the stops in his push to win in the City of Brotherly Love. But what does that leave us with when the fliers and campaign surrogates disappear?

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First in Line at the Polls, “Terrified” but Prepared

Early morning scenes from a West Philly polling place, featuring the start of a line to vote and a fake “poll watcher.”

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