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Darryl C. Murphy is a journalist based in Philadelphia. He covers a number of issues in the city including education, city planning and development, and local activism. He’s a proud South Jersey native and a graduate of Temple University.

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COVID-19 antibody treatment soon to arrive in Pennsylvania

The federal government plans to distribute monoclonal antibodies for the coronavirus to healthcare systems throughout Pennsylvania, state Secretary of Health Rachel Levine said Friday.

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2.2 million mail or absentee ballots already returned in Pa.

More than two-thirds of the ballots are from registered Democrats. For comparison, 266,208 civilians cast absentee ballots in 2016, and 248,561 in 2012, Boockvar said at a press conference.

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Fired SEPTA police sergeant charged with assault for alleged baton beating of protesters

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday announced the charges against former SEPTA police Sgt. Matthew Sinkiewicz, who was fired in mid-July.

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Schuylkill to Susquehanna Greenway gets special state designation

The trail runs through Chester, Montgomery and Lancaster counties, and enables people to travel between the Schuylkill and Susquehanna rivers.

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Advocates say a Philly public bank could be key to addressing systemic racism

The city plans to release a feasibility study on the concept in the fall.

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Philly Police: Homicide clearance rate on the decline as murder rates rise

“I honestly feel like the bad guys are winning,” said Kenyatta Johnson, chairman of City Council’s Special Committee on Gun Violence Prevention.

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This 24-year-old entrepreneur is helping Black-owned restaurants survive coronavirus

Food delivery startup Black and Mobile launched in Philadelphia this January and has already expanded to Detroit.

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New app offers delivery service for Black-owned restaurants in Philadelphia

Black and Mobile operates similarly to larger corporate delivery services like GrubHub and UberEats, only it delivers exclusively for Black-owned restaurants.

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Yassmin Gramian, incoming PennDOT Secretary sees ‘bright future’ for Philadelphia

PennDOT has a long list of infrastructure projects slated for completion over the next four to 12 years. More than 200 of them — $3.8 billion’s worth — are in Philadelphia.

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