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Philadelphia announces new “Safer at Home” restrictions, starting Friday, November 20th, to fight rising COVID-19 cases This Friday, Philadelphians should prepare for new restrictions for about 6 weeks to help reduce the increase in coronavirus cases. The new “Safer at Home” restrictions will begin on Friday, November 20 and will remain in place through January [...]
Brings the City’s direct support for small businesses to $38.7 million and for rental assistance to $39.4 million since start of the pandemic PHILADELPHIA – The Kenney Administration and Philadelphia City Council today announced a new commitment of $30 million dollars in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to aid renters and [...]
    Day of Information 215-277-5450 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHILADELPHIA, PA: As the nation moves into flu season, The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium will begin offering free flu shots to help mitigate the morbidity and mortality associated with the coronavirus. Additionally, the group will continue to offer no-cost, barrier-free coronavirus and coronavirus antibody testing on [...]
WURD Radio and The Plug’s collaboration will provide greater visibility to the city’s Black and Brown founders in hopes of attracting more resources and opportunities. In Philadelphia, where Black people make up 43 percent of the population, recent studies have found that Black residents are still left out of business ownership and the city’s ongoing [...]
October 30, 2020             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Dee Patel dpatel@wurdradio.com  LIVE WURD Radio & WURD TV Special Broadcast On Election Night (PHILADELPHIA, PA​) – WURD Radio (96.1FM / 900AM / WURDRadio.com / WURDTV / WURDApp), is activating its special #WURDonPolitics election coverage starting Monday, November 2 at 10am ET, [...]
Philadelphia becomes the largest city in the United States to pass such a ban PHILADELPHIA—Today, City Council passed a ban on police use of “less lethal” munitions in response to demonstrations and other activity protected by the first amendment, introduced by Councilmember Helen Gym and cosponsored by every member of the Public Safety Committee. The [...]
 The Shark Tank style pitch competition is looking to innovation to address millennial physical and mental health. PHILADELPHIA (OCT 19, 2020) – On Oct. 26, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (ELGP) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence) are joining forces to launch the Well City Challenge to take a deeper dive into millennials' physical and [...]
WURD Radio and The Plug’s collaboration will provide greater visibility to the city’s Black and Brown founders in hopes of attracting more resources and opportunities [October 20, 2020] - Philadelphia, PA - WURD Radio, Pennsylvania’s only independent Black-owned talk radio station, and The Plug a leading online media platform for Black tech innovation, and have [...]
WURD Radio welcomes the return of veteran host, Nick Taliaferro in drive time 4-7pm Monday through Thursday. Taliaferro has been a teacher, counselor, writer, musician, minister, government administrator, philosopher and a swimsuit model (although the last position was only for one day, at the School for the Blind). "The show will feature a heavy parade [...]

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