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Democratic Pa. Sen. Jim Brewster sworn in after partisan fray in Harrisburg

Democratic Pa. Sen. Jim Brewster sworn in after partisan fray in Harrisburg

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedPennsylvania Sen. Jim Brewster was sworn into the General Assembly on Wednesday after aState lawmakers were  as 24 winners in the November election were sworn into office. Brewster, a Democratic incumbent representing the 45th District in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, was barred from taking his seat as Senate Republicans maneuvered to table the results, pending the outcome of an appeal from GOP challenger Nicole Ziccarelli. Brewster won the election by a margin of just 69 votes, prompting Ziccarelli to challenge the validity of 31l mail-in...

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Next season of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' will be 'all about this bull****,' McElhenney says

Next season of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' will be 'all about this bull****,' McElhenney says

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedNot long after the United States entered its coronavirus lockdown last spring, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" creator Rob McElhenney said he was while in quarantine.In the months since then, the state of affairs in the country devolved even further, from Rudy Giuliani's absurd press conference at to last week's at the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.There's no shortage of real-world material for McElhenney and company to work with next season – and in the years to come. The show has been renewed for four more seasons, setting it up to become...

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Indoor dining at Philly restaurants can resume in limited capacity on Jan. 16

Indoor dining at Philly restaurants can resume in limited capacity on Jan. 16

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedPhiladelphia will move forward with plans to lift some COVID-19 restrictions on indoor dining on Jan. 16, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said Tuesday.After an evaluation of current coronavirus case counts and hospital capacity, the city will cautiously back off the restrictions put in effect in November. Maximum capacities in restaurants will be based on seating, not general occupancy.The following changes take effect on Saturday, Jan. 16:• Indoor dining will be allowed with a cap on the number of diners set at 25% of the seating capacity....

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Penn professor under fire for giving Nazi salute during virtual conference

Penn professor under fire for giving Nazi salute during virtual conference

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedAn anthropology professor at the University of Pennsylvania could face discipline after he gave a Nazi salute during a virtual conference of Robert Schuyler, a curator of historical archaeology at the Penn Museum, uttered "Seig heil to you!" and held up his arm during a discussion about the use of virtual sessions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A was posted to YouTube by The Daily Pennsylvanian and a clip of the incident was shared on Twitter by another archaeologist who teaches at the University of North Carolina. ⚠️Content Warning:...

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Philly police investigating detective who attended pro-Trump rally in D.C.

Philly police investigating detective who attended pro-Trump rally in D.C.

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedA Philadelphia police detective who attended the "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington D.C. on Wednesday is being investigated to determine whether she had any role in the deadly U.S. Capitol riot that followed.Jennifer Gugger has been reassigned from her role on the unit that investigates the backgrounds of potential recruits while the Internal Affairs Division conducts its investigation, the reported"#StopTheSteal Drinking beers with fellow patriots!" the caption allegedly read.Gugger tagged a group of friends who later posted their own videos...

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Man charged after missing Pennsylvania woman found dead in Butler Township

Man charged after missing Pennsylvania woman found dead in Butler Township

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedThe body of a 26-year-old Bloomsburg woman who went missing in early December was found Sunday in Luzerne County, resulting in criminal charges against a man state police described as a transient.Erica Schultz was last seen Dec. 4 at her home in Columbia County. Investigators said she disappeared under suspicious circumstances, prompting an extensive search.Schultz was autistic and had the mental capacity of a 13- or 14-year-old, police said at the time of her disappearance. She also was diabetic and had taken her medication on the day she...

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Virtual greenhouse yoga offered for free by Fairmount Park Conservancy

Virtual greenhouse yoga offered for free by Fairmount Park Conservancy

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedThrough January, the online classes will take place 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Sundays. Instructor Those interested can .Follow Sinéad & PhillyVoice on Twitter:  |Like us onAdd to your feed readerHave a ? Let us know.Please enable JavaScript to view thefromfromSponsoredbyfrombybybybybybybyby© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved

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Here are the Pa., N.J. lawmakers who plan to object to President-elect Biden's Electoral College win

Here are the Pa., N.J. lawmakers who plan to object to President-elect Biden's Electoral College win

© 2021 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedThe 117th Congress will convene on Wednesday to officially certify President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump, clearing the way for the former to take office on Jan. 20.While the Democrat majority in the House and the Republican majority in the Senate will vote to certify the election results, several GOP members of Congress plan to object to Biden's 306-232 Electoral College victory over Trump.Almost a quarter of Senate Republicans have said that they will not sign off on Biden's win unless there is an...

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Philly woman reaches $325,000 settlement with city of Wildwood after viral beach arrest

Philly woman reaches $325,000 settlement with city of Wildwood after viral beach arrest

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedA Philadelphia woman whose arrest on a Wildwood beach went viral two years ago has reached a $325,000 settlement with the Jersey Shore city, which had been sued over claims that two seasonal police officers used excessive force against her.Emily Weinman after she accepted a plea deal in the infamous episode on May 26, 2018.Weinman, who was 20 at the time of the incident, alleged she was assaulted after she refused to provide her last name to two Class II seasonal officers, who had stopped at her beach blanket after observing unopened bottles of...

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Goose Island Brewhouse permanently closes Fishtown location

Goose Island Brewhouse permanently closes Fishtown location

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedGoose Island Brewhouse has shut down its location in Fishtown after more than 2.5 years on Canal Street, becoming the latest Philadelphia business to shutter as a result of the impact of COVID-19.The Chicago-based brewery made the announcement over the the weekend, thanking employees for their resilience during the pandemic and beer lovers for their visits over the last few years."Philadelphia has been our second home and we are so appreciative to the city for visiting, sharing beers with us and allowing us to be part of your hometown," the...

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Philadelphia declares all Fridays in December 'Shop Black Business Friday'

Philadelphia declares all Fridays in December 'Shop Black Business Friday'

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedThe City of Philadelphia, in collaboration with Visit Philadelphia, has declared that every Friday this December is "Shop Black Business Friday."Majority leader of the City Council, Follow Sinéad & PhillyVoice on Twitter:  |Like us onAdd to your feed readerHave a ? Let us know.Please enable JavaScript to view thefromfromSponsoredbyfrombybybybybybybyby© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved

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Philly extends tax relief to restaurants, bars impacted by COVID-19

Philly extends tax relief to restaurants, bars impacted by COVID-19

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedPhiladelphia bars and restaurants will collectively receive about $10 million in tax relief thanks to efforts by the city's revenue department to offset losses during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said.Restaurants and bars will be exempted from the portion of the city's use and occupancy tax tied to indoor dining during the period of , running from Nov. 20 to Jan. 1.Businesses also will be able to amend their business income receipts tax returns and receive a refund if they feel they overestimated their 2020 estimated payment. It would take...

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Gov. Wolf vetoes GOP-led measure aimed at protecting schools, businesses from COVID-19-related liability

Gov. Wolf vetoes GOP-led measure aimed at protecting schools, businesses from COVID-19-related liability

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedLegislation that would have safeguarded certain entities across Pennsylvania, including schools, healthcare providers, and other businesses, from facing coronavirus-related lawsuits has been vetoed by Gov. Tom Wolf.The Republican-backed measure, which passed both houses of the Pennsylvania state legislature in November along partisan lines, would have “undermined COVID-19 mitigation efforts and endangered the public health by enacting overly broad immunity protections from civil liability due to the pandemic,” Wolf .“Shielding entities from...

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Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly asks U.S. Supreme Court to nullify Joe Biden's win

Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly asks U.S. Supreme Court to nullify Joe Biden's win

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedPennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly and other Republican politicians are continuing their efforts to contest Joe Biden's projected win of the 2020 presidential election. Kelly submitted an emergency petition Tuesday to the U.S. Supreme Court asking justices to nullify the results of the election in Pennsylvania, even though they were already  including Gov. Tom Wolf on Nov. 24.Critics say that Kelly's emergency petition is unlikely to be heard, as the issue at hand is a matter of states' rights. The recent legal action is one of many by Trump's legal...

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11,000 Pennsylvania residents must pay back unemployment benefits

11,000 Pennsylvania residents must pay back unemployment benefits

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedAfter months of pandemic-related closures and shutdowns, over 2.2 million Pennsylvanians filed for unemployment benefits through federal CARES Act funding. Now, about 11,000 of those residents will have to repay some of those funds,State officials found that 11,000 of the 2.2 million individuals in the Pennsylvania Unemployment Assistance program are not eligible and might have to repay those funds. That number accounts for .05% of claims filed.The PUA system uses federal CARES Act funding to aid gig workers and self-employed people. Those who...

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PHOTOS: Then and now, Philadelphia during the holidays

PHOTOS: Then and now, Philadelphia during the holidays

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedIs there a more emotional time of year than the holiday season? There is the warmth that comes from a family reunion, the joy that arises when you see a child open their first present, the sadness and regret when reflecting about a lost loved one.And nostalgia for what once was.Psychologists tell us this is the season people take account and make resolutions for a better future as the new year approaches. But no look forward can ever escape the need to take a glance back, if for no other reason than to measure the passage of time, to see what was...

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Neon 'Electric Philadelphia' mural lights up I-676 underpass

Neon 'Electric Philadelphia' mural lights up I-676 underpass

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedIn the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been easy to lose track of what's new and what's sadly gone in Philadelphia during the course of 2020.But there is one thing you can't miss if you're headed to the Schuylkill Expressway from 6th Street.A long-awaited mural from artists David Guinn and Drew Billiau is finally complete between Race and Wood streets, lighting up the underpass of I-676 in bold, vibrant colors.The 8,500-square-foot project was supported by Visit Philadelphia and Mural Arts Philadelphia, with an original completion date...

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Colin Kaepernick calls for release of convicted Philly cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal from prison

Colin Kaepernick calls for release of convicted Philly cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal from prison

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedBlack activist and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal deserves to be freed from prison after 38 years behind bars, according to Colin KaepernickThe former NFL quarterback-turned-activist joined the “Bring Mumia Home” campaign in a video released on Monday, saying that Abu-Jamal “is a human being who deserves to be free.”Kaepernick described Mumia as “a political prisoner who has since the age of 14 dedicated his life to fighting against racism [who] continues to be caged and lives his life on a slow death row.”“We're in the midst of a movement...

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Live NBA trade rumor tracker: Sixers making moves ahead of 2020 draft

Live NBA trade rumor tracker: Sixers making moves ahead of 2020 draft

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedUPDATE [5:29 p.m.] — With just over two and a half hours before the draft, the Sixers by trading Al Horford and a pair of draft picks to the Thunder for shooter Danny Green. The Sixers are trading Al Horford and a first-round and second-round pick to the Thunder for Danny Green, sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)The Sixers are sending a lightly-protected 2025 first-round pick and the 34th overall pick in tonight's draft, sources tell ESPN. The Thunder are also sending Terrance Ferguson to the Sixers with Green. — Adrian Wojnarowski...

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Philadelphia accelerates plan to get Tasers for police; Kenney to make proposal next week

Philadelphia accelerates plan to get Tasers for police; Kenney to make proposal next week

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedMore Philadelphia police officers could have Tasers as soon as early next year, if a plan from the Kenney administration is approved.Mayor Jim Kenney is expected to send a proposal to City Council next week seeking equip all officers with Tasers and provide training, theIf approved, a multi-year contract with a stun gun manufacturer could be in place by December and the department could distribute the less-than-lethan weapons to officers in early 2021 after training is completed.Wallace, who had bipolar disorder,  was killed by officers on Oct....

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Philly residents who took part in election demonstrations should self-isolate for two weeks, city health officials say

Philly residents who took part in election demonstrations should self-isolate for two weeks, city health officials say

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedAnyone who participated in an election protest or celebration in Philly this past week is being asked to self-quarantine for 14 days and get tested for COVID-19 within at least seven days.The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is recommending that any resident who was recently in or near a large crowd of people, even if they wore a face mask, should stay away from others who are not in their respective household. Demonstrations as election votes were being counted at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. On Saturday, after several media...

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Regal UA Riverview movie theater on Columbus Boulevard permanently closes

Regal UA Riverview movie theater on Columbus Boulevard permanently closes

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedThe Regal United Artists Riverview Plaza movie theater on Columbus Boulevard has permanently shut down as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, ending a run of nearly three decades along the Delaware River waterfront in South Philadelphia.The movie theater had been closed since the initial lockdown in March, along with . It never reopened at limited capacity, largely because the theater would have been barred from selling concessions.Over the past week, signage at the distinctive property had been taken down.First ⁦⁩ and now The Riverview. 😢...

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Penn State spotted lanternfly study reveals insights on effective use of insecticides

Penn State spotted lanternfly study reveals insights on effective use of insecticides

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedNew research conducted on spotted lanternflies may provide helpful insights on preventing the population of invasive insects in Pennsylvania from growing even bigger.Scientists from Penn State found that if certain insecticides are applied during the spotted lanternflies' egg hatching season, less of the bugs will survive. This could reduce the problematic number of spotted lanternflies in the state.If the spotted lanternfly population continues to grow and cause damage to native plants, the species could create $324 million in annual economic...

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Who is responsible for Travis Fulgham landing on the Eagles' roster?

Who is responsible for Travis Fulgham landing on the Eagles' roster?

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedOn August 20, deep into their training camp already, the Philadelphia Eagles announced that they had claimed wide receiver Travis Fulgham off of waivers from the Green Bay Packers. Looking back at their announcement on Twitter, the replies are a mix of "Who?!?" memes, sarcastic comments that the Eagles would now win the Super Bowl, or mentions that the team is now a "WR factory."Roster Move: have claimed WR Travis Fulgham off waivers. — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles)Those types of transactions are usually inconsequential. They occur commonly...

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Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Fashion District Philadelphia

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Fashion District Philadelphia

© 2020 WWB Holdings, LLC. All rights reservedFashion District Philadelphia in Center City was evacuated Friday afternoon after mall security received two calls about a bomb threat, authorities said. K9 units swept the mall and police determined, just before 3 p.m., that no device had been planted there. The incident at 901 Market Street was first reported by police shortly after 2:30 p.m. Sixth District officers responded to the area as mall security personnel were in the process of evacuating the building.All SEPTA trains to Jefferson Station were halted amid an ongoing...

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