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Coronavirus

Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

March 13, 2020

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in order to free up more money and resources. But he denied any responsibility for delays in making testing available for the new virus, whose spread has roiled markets and…

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Philly schools closed for two weeks

March 13, 2020

All District and Charter schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. Though the School District of Philadelphia still does NOT have any suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in schools or offices, this closure has become necessary as many SDP employees who reside in neighboring counties are being…

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Virus locks down Italy amid global push to contain outbreak

March 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A worker sprays disinfectant as sanitization operations against Coronavirus are carried out in the museum hosted by the Maschio Angioino medieval castle, in Naples, Italy, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (Alessandro Pone/LaPresse via AP) By Nicole Winfield and John Leicester ASSOCIATED PRESS  ROME— The boisterous hum of Rome dwindled to a whisper and police…

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CANCELED: Mar. 14, Enon’s “Know Your Numbers” Men’s Health Initiative

March 12, 2020

Our annual Men’s Health Initiative will take place on Saturday March 14, 2019 at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue from 8AM-8PM. Once again, Enon will be transformed into a health and wellness center for men in the community to learn about their individual health status, through a series of screenings that are…

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DC mayor declares state of emergency as virus cases rise

March 11, 2020

By ASHRAF KHALIL WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency Wednesday as the number of identified coronavirus cases in the nation’s capital reached 10 and officials recommended gatherings of 1,000 or more people be postponed or canceled. The announcement signals a major escalation in the District of Columbia’s response…

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Fetterman taking steps toward running for US Senate in 2022

January 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, right, shakes hands with state Attorney General Josh Shapiro during...

Diaspora

Oklahoma begins Tulsa race massacre centennial remembrance

January 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this 1921 image provided by the Library of Congress, smoke billows over Tulsa, Okla....

Sports

The legacy of MLK and the sports world

January 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali mobbed by the media at a press...

Entertainment

Eastern State Penitentiary commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with interactive virtual readings, poetry, and music

January 14, 2021

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a free, virtual program...

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January 14, 2021

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Food And Beverage

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ABOVE PHOTO: Vegetable and Rice Power Bowls Family Features The seemingly constant rush of hectic school days...

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