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Aug 15, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Clayton Thorson (8) hands the ball off to running back Josh Adams (33) for a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the third quarter at TIAA Bank Field.
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Ed Benkin
August 20, 2019 - 9:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To play or not to play? That is a question which has become an annual August debate in the National Football League. With playing time for teams' top players decreasing, there is a chance few, if any, will take the field during the four preseason games. That includes...
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Cherri Gregg
August 20, 2019 - 8:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This month marks the 400th anniversary of the first arrival of enslaved Africans in America, and the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission is marking the occasion with a six-month campaign. The first enslaved Africans are documented to have been brought to...
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The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week.
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Paul Kurtz
August 20, 2019 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is dealing with a case of hepatitis A in Kensington, and the agency is offering free vaccines this week. People and some beat cops lined up to get their shots at a table the health department set up at the edge of McPherson...
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KYW Newsradio
August 20, 2019 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross Tuesday evening, who has been forced out of his position. The statement from the mayor says Ross has been "a terrific asset to the police department and the city as a whole...
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Mike DeNardo
August 20, 2019 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Workers are beginning to shore up structural weaknesses that made parts of William Tennent High School off-limits — two weeks before classes are set to begin. Crews are installing industrial-grade posts to reinforce what engineers called "underbuilt concrete haunches...
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Kim Glovas
August 20, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PFAS contamination is now affecting communities surrounding military bases across the country. And last week, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro urged congressional leaders to support federal legislation to phase out PFAS and remediate the harm the toxic...
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Kristen Johanson
August 20, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man will spend the next two decades in prison for operating a Ponzi scheme, stealing people's retirement funds and leaving some in financial ruin. He confessed to another scheme to defraud a woman through a fake dating site. Troy Wragg admitted he...
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Pat Loeb
August 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Parking rates will be going up at Center City lots owned by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Increases were approved at Tuesday's board meeting. The board also approved hiring a private investigator to look into two hacking attempts. Late last year and early this...
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Presidential candidates Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julián Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and Bill de Blasio participate in the CNN Democratic debate in Detroit on Wednesday, July 31.
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August 20, 2019 - 10:59 am
By Grace Sparks and David Wright, CNN (CNN) -- The third round of Democratic primary debates, hosted by ABC and Univision, will take place the second week of September. Presidential candidates have until late August to reach polling and grassroots fundraising thresholds set by the Democratic...
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Firefighters were able to contain the flames to a single second floor unit of the Croftwood Apartments in Feasterville.
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Paul Kurtz
August 20, 2019 - 9:37 am
Courtesy of Jeffrey Camp FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A fire caused upheaval for residents of an apartment complex in Feasterville, Bucks County, on Tuesday morning. No one was hurt. Firefighters were able to contain the flames to a single second-floor unit of the Croftwood Apartments,...
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