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Risks complicate reopenings as WHO warns 1st wave not over

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image provided by the New York Stock Exchange, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, applauds as he rings the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange with with New York Stock Exchange President Stacey Cunningham, right, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in New York. The NYSE allowed a limited number...

Gov. Wolf issues updated “green phase” order; guidance on dining and professional sports for counties in yellow phase

May 27, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday issued an order to elaborate on the reopening process for green phase counties and guidance on outdoor dining in yellow counties, dining in green counties, and professional sports in yellow counties. Green Phase Updated OrderThe governor elaborated on green phase guidelines announced on May 22 by issuing an updated order...

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Dr. Ellyn Jo Waller among the 2020 recipients of the CASE Distinguished Service Awards

May 29, 2020

The awards, which are judged by peers and colleagues, celebrate those who epitomize the advancement

School District of Philadelphia issues call to action urging support for public education funding

May 29, 2020

Facing a projected $38 million funding shortfall for the 2020-21 academic year due to the economic r

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Fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin arrested in murder of George Floyd

May 29, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcu

All of Pennsylvania poised for at least a partial reopening

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Hawley Antique Exchange manager Angela Gayes Soden turns the store’s open sign in

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What we’ve learned from working at home

BPT The recent transition to widespread working from home has shown that the experience has been both educational and eye-opening for many. Working at home means learning to cope with distractions, space constraints, managing time with family and learning new skills. And, according to new consumer research, it has also meant reassessing what is most…

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In prison, producer finds new voice for inmates, and himself

ABOVE PHOTO: Music producer David Jassy poses for a portrait in Stockholm, Sweden. Jassy, whose prison sentence was commuted by California Gov. Gavin Newsom this year, produced an album “San Quentin Mixtape, Vol. 1,” featuring work from 17 incarcerated rappers.  (Hamed Bahremandi via AP) By Mesfin Fekadu ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — David Jassy was…

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Risks complicate reopenings as WHO warns 1st wave not over

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image provided by the New York Stock Exchange, New York State Gov. Andrew...

Diaspora

In a recent inter-continental video conference, Ghanaian and U.S. leaders are named to the board of The Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence

May 29, 2020

A group of business, professional, academic, civic and public-sector leaders from Northern and Southern Ghana, and across...

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Meghan The Stallion has partnered with Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty line for its summer campaign

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Meghan The Stallion (Photo: lev radin / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Word on the curb...

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11-year-old girl says racism behind white woman’s assault

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo provided by Attorney Justin T. Bamberg shows Skhylur Davis. A white woman is...

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The Very First Memorial Day

May 29, 2020

The tradition of Memorial Day began on May 1, 1865, in Charleston, South Carolina. In the midst...

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Malcolm Jenkins to deliver commencement address for School District of Philadelphia’s virtual graduation ceremony

May 29, 2020

The two-time Super Bowl champion will share words of wisdom during special event designed to celebrate the...

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