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The Philly Four: City celebrates Veterans Day

Sam Britt

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Welcome to The Philly Four, a daily recap of four of the top stories from the Philadelphia area, covering everything from local government to the Phillies bullpen. A one-stop shop for the most important news bites in the City of Brotherly Love.

Philadelphia celebrates Veterans Day

  • Philadelphia held numerous events around the city on Thursday to celebrate members of our armed forces. On Sunday, Philadelphia held a scaled-down Veterans Day parade due to COVID-19. ACES Veterans Museum will celebrate Buffalo Soldiers and U.S. Colored Troops buried at the Philadelphia National Cemetery on Thursday. A list of restaurants with deals for veterans can be found here.

Outdoor dining bills could make streeteries permanent

  • Two bills are being advanced by Philadelphia City Council to extend the use of streeteries. One of the bills aims to make the outdoor dining structures permanent in certain parts of the city. The other bill focuses on extending the emergency use of the makeshift structures with the potential for permanent legislation in the future.

Police union suit against DA over 'Do Not Call' list back in court

  • The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 had their lawsuit against District Attorney Larry Krasner revived by a Commonwealth Court opinion. The lawsuit argues that Krasner violated officers' basic rights by creating a "Do Not Call" list of officers who could not be called as witnesses due to their lack of credibility stemming from past misconduct.

South Philly family to appear on 'Family Feud'

  • A family from South Philadelphia's appearance on the popular game show 'Family Feud' is being aired on Nov. 16. The Goffredos family flew down to Atlanta to film over Memorial Day weekend and made sure to show their Philly pride, emphasizing to the audience that they are from South Philly during introductions.

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