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Posts published in “Day: February 16, 2021

President Joe Biden optimistic on reopening of elementary schools

“I said open a majority of schools in K through eighth grade, because they’re the easiest to open, the most needed to be open in terms of the impact on children and families having to stay home,” Biden said.
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Black Doctors COVID Consortium holding 24-hour vaccination clinic in Philadelphia

The Black Doctors Covid Consortium will hold a 24-hour vaccination clinic starting Friday at 12 p.m. through Saturday at 12 p.m. in Philadelphia.
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New Philadelphia police district opens as part of 'Restore Kensington' initiative

As part of an initiative to “Restore Kensington,” Philadelphia police have opened a new district dedicated to that neighborhood. It officially opened back on January 24, with the goal of stationing officers and resources at the heart of the community.
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'Mixed-ish' star Christina Anthony is proud of her family legacy; her grandmother is part of the Smithsonian

“Mixed-ish” star Christina Anthony is proud to share her family legacy. Her grandmother participated in a program about Black life with the famed Smithsonian Institution.
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NAACP, Congressman sue Trump, Giuliani, extremist groups over Capitol riot

A Democratic congressman accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups.
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Pennsylvania State Police searching for suspect who tied up 80-year-old mother, stole cash and car

Police say the man, armed with a hammer, broke into his 80-year-old mother’s home in Middletown Township, Delaware County.
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Dominican musician, idol in world of salsa Johnny Pacheco dies at age 85

Fania Records tweeted that the musician was “the man most responsible for the genre of salsa music. He was a visionary and his music will live on eternally.”
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'Sick of seeing it': Warriors' Draymond Green leaves podium after sounding off on NBA double standard

Draymond Green answered one question at Monday night’s press conference, and then said “I would like to talk about something that’s really bothering me.” Here’s what happened next:
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