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For the first time in almost 200 years, the sun will shine on the Philly Flower Show

This year’s show will be in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia, from June 5 – 13.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

How Rite Aid’s ‘glitch’ helped suburban residents get Philly’s vaccine supply

Philadelphia — its own vaccine jurisdiction — prioritized vaccine access for people age 75 or older. But in the rest of Pennsylvania, people over 65 and those with qualifying medical conditions are eligible for the vaccine at pharmacies.

By Ryan Briggs/WHYY and Nina Feldman/WHYY

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‘Give somebody a voice’: Philly lost two Black radio icons. How their historic legacies live on

William “Cody” Anderson and Tony Brown died within a week of each other, causing many Philadelphians to reflect on their legacies.

By Annette John-Hall/Keystone Crossroads

Immigrant group wants clear rules on ICE in Philly schools

Juntos organizers launched its Sanctuary Schools Campaign Monday, calling for more training, clearer district guidelines and renewed financial investment to make schools a safe space for children regardless of their immigration status.

By Claudia Lauer/The Associated Press

With no disclaimer, Philly FEMA vaccine site is flooded with ineligible sign-ups

Appointments at the clinic were intended to be invitation-only, for highest-priority residents in the city’s Phases 1A and 1B. But the FEMA site links circulated broadly, and many signed up without knowing whether or not they were eligible.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

‘The people live here’: First Philly-run mass vaccination clinics target underserved neighborhoods

Philadelphia opened on Tuesday its first city-run mass COVID-19 vaccination site for eligible residents.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY