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Emily Scott is a multimedia producer for WHYY News. A 2018 graduate of the journalism program at Temple University, Emily was formerly an intern in the WHYY newsroom. She was an editor for The Temple News, Temple University’s student-run weekly newspaper. Emily also is an alum of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies radio program in Portland, Maine, and a 2017 winner of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

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In key Bucks County, Biden makes his case at Bristol Township drive-in rally

During his speech, Biden touched on many of the same themes and messages he’s raised in past rallies and debates: President Donald Trump’s response to the pandemic, health care and the economy.

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Pa. Health Department opening Berks County drive-thru testing site as coronavirus cases rise

Since the beginning of September, Berks County has seen an increase of nearly 1,500 cases of COVID-19, which gives “significant cause for concern,” Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine said.

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Philly prepares for protests after Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

According to social media posts, there are at least two protests planned for Wednesday night — one for 6 p.m. at 6th and Market streets and another at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

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Following certification, Pa. restaurants can increase indoor dining capacity to 50%

Gov. Tom Wolf and state Health Secretary Rachel Levine have signed new orders following last week’s announcement that restaurants in Pennsylvania can up their indoor dining capacity to 50% starting Sept. 21.

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To reach hard-to-count communities, a play about census during tax-prep season

As Philadelphia ramps up census awareness campaigns, Ceiba and theater nonprofit Just Act are collaborating on “Count Me In.”

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Counting Philly’s Cambodians in the 2020 census: ‘We aren’t invisible’

“The biggest push will be them understanding that it’s safe, it’s protected and it will be a positive impact for us,” Sarun Chan said.

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Visiting Bucks County’s new ‘Trump Store’ on Presidents Day Weekend

Beyond offering the chance to grab $20 hats and $5 pins, the new shop also served as a gathering space for Trump-supporting conservatives to flaunt their pride without any disruption from left-leaning Democrats.

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City notified about potential closing of West Philly Mercy Hospital’s inpatient facility

Mercy Philadelphia, at 54th Street and Cedar Avenue, has long faced financial issues.

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