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Coat and book giveaway helps hundreds of Philadelphia students

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Hundreds of coats and books were donated to students at Juniata Park Academy on Wednesday.
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School District of Philadelphia announce details on reopening schools using hybrid learning plan

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Leaders of the School District of Philadelphia announced details Wednesday on reopening schools using a hybrid plan.
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Eagles hiring Brian Johnson as their QB coach

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Eagles are reaching into the college ranks for their new quarterbacks coach. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is hiring University of Florida offensive...
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Brenden Aaronson set for first start at Red Bull Salzburg for head coach Jesse Marsch

2 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The American prospect moved to Austria from Philadelphia Union earlier this season
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Philadelphia boy, 12, charged as juvenile in shooting death of girl, 9

2 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Police said Wednesday the 12-year-old boy is facing juvenile counts of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangering another person in the 9-year-old girl's Jan. 20 death.
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School District of Philadelphia to announce plans for students' return to in-person learning, first time since March

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

School District of Philadelphia official will announce their reopening plans on Wednesday.
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'Philly Fighting COVID' CEO Accused of Stealing Vaccines As City Ends Contract To Give Shots

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"The Philadelphia Department of Public Health will no longer work with Philly Fighting COVID to provide testing or vaccine, effective immediately," the Philadelphia Department...
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‘Sloppy' hockey is the name of the game early in NHL season

3 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

After no exhibition games - and no action at all for seven teams in the past 10 months - there have been plenty of odd-man rushes and mistakes, with six goals a game being...
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Your 2020-21 NHL on NBC TV schedule

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The season opens with a Jan. 13 tripleheader on NBCSN.
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PHT Morning Skate: Kraken hire John Forslund; booming NWHL

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Wednesday's collection of links.
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Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...