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PHILADEPHIA - Many places have signature foods: Chicago has the deep-dish pizza, New England has clam chowder, Buffalo, N.Y., has hot wings, Maryland has crab cakes, and New Orleans has gumbo. But in Philadelphia, the cheesesteak stands as equal parts civic symbol, tourist attraction, and a cultural obsession.

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia residents throw more than 35,000 tons of clothing and other textiles in the trash each year, and about 85% of all textiles Americans buy end up in landfills. When textiles are thrown away as trash, they increase the number of waste sanitation workers must collect, contribute to the negative environmental and health impacts of landfilling and incineration, and cost the City money.

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Chase Hoover, 34, of Las Vegas, NV and Amir Boyer, 29, of Philadelphia, PA were sentenced by United States District Judge Michael M. Baylson to 15 years and 10 years in prison, respectively, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for their participation in a long-term drug trafficking conspiracy in Philadelphia from at least March 2017 through June 2018.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released a report today showing nursing homes in the U.S. could see a third spike of increasing new COVID cases due to the community spread among the general population.

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