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9:35 PM / Wednesday September 30, 2020

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Philadelphia moves to 50% indoor dining capacity starting October 2

September 29, 2020

The City of Philadelphia has announced that restaurants can move to 50% capacity for indoor dining starting Friday, October 2. The restaurants will have to certify that they are following the state of Pennaylvania’s guidelines on social distancing. Restaurants must complete the Open and Certified PA online certificate online by Oct. 5 to increase their…

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Murphy signs law exempting combat pay from NJ income tax

September 29, 2020

Photo: Screenshot image from www.state.nj.us/governor website, Covid-19 press conference 3/21/2020 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed bipartisan legislation exempting combat pay earned by members of the military from the state income tax. Federal law already exempts combat pay from income tax, but the New Jersey law means pay…

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Trump’s tax revelation could tarnish image that fueled rise

September 28, 2020

By JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic…

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Obituary: Bennie Swans, 70, longtime Philadelphia anti-violence activist. (The SUN will have livestream of Sep. 25 service on our Facebook page at 10 a.m.)

September 25, 2020

9/25, 10 a.m .–View . The SUN will have livestream of Sep. 25 service live on our Facebook page beginning at 10 a.m. facebook.com/philadelphiasundaysun Bennie J. Swans Jr. was born to the late Bennie J. Swans, Sr. and Bernice Swans on November 26, 1949, in Buffalo, NY. His family relocated to Philadelphia, PA in 1958…

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Protestors shut down I95 marching for Breonna Taylor

September 24, 2020

Protesters shut down I-95 marching for Breonna Taylor on Thursday night. The anger was expressed after it was announced Wednesday that the police officers who murdered Breonna in her sleep would not face murder charges. Instead, a grand jury indicted former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for shots…

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Kevin Hart inks new multi-platform deal with SiriusXM

September 24, 2020

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart is bringing more of his funny back to SiriusXM. The satellite radio company announced on Tuesday a new multi-platform deal with Hart and his comedy network Laugh Out Loud. The superstar comedian-actor will host new regular and live programs on his channel, Laugh Out Loud…

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PickupPHL Allows Residents to View Sanitation Collections Online

September 24, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – Mayor Jim Kenney and the Streets Department announced today the launch of PickupPHL, a new public-facing, interactive tool designed to provide direct access to the City’s residential sanitation services. PickupPHL is an interactive web map that allows residents to view and track the status of daily trash and recycling collections. The new online platform launches on October 1,…

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Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

September 24, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family has made it clear: ‘I’m mad as hell because nothing’s changing.’ The anger was expressed after it was announced that the police officers who murdered Breonna in her sleep would not face murder charges. Instead, a grand jury indicted former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment…

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