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New Jersey's lieutenant governor calls the reports that Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and a city councilmember were involved in a fight early Sunday outside a casino nightclub to be "troubling."
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 6:54 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's lieutenant governor calls the reports that Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and a city councilmember were involved in a fight early Sunday outside a casino nightclub to be "troubling." The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office will only say it's "...
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Your last opportunity to check out a one-of-a-kind exhibit on redlining policies that shaped Philadelphia's neighborhoods, which has garnered lots of attention, is coming up.
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Antionette Lee
November 12, 2018 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Your last opportunity to check out a one-of-a-kind exhibit on redlining policies that shaped Philadelphia's neighborhoods, which has garnered lots of attention, is coming up. It's called "A Dream Deferred: Redlining Past, Present, Future," and the first thing one...
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Philadelphia has one of the highest big city poverty rates
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Shara Dae Howard
November 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report named Philadelphia one of the nation's big cities suffering from increased food insecurity. Philadelphia has one of the highest big city poverty rates, says a new report by Hunger Free America and similarly, the city's hunger rates have been soaring from...
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Gabe Kapler
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Mike DeNardo
November 12, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies have confirmed to KYW Newsradio that manager Gabe Kapler lost his home in the California wildfires. The @Phillies confirm that manager @gabekapler lost his home in the Californnia wildfires. A spokeswoman says his family is fine, and his thoughts are with...
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Stan Lee speaks onstage at ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Presents Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson at Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic-Con at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kim Glovas
November 12, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stan Lee touched many lives, including that of a Philadelphia man who once worked at Marvel Comics. Ruben Diaz now works for Chikara, a professional wrestling company in Philadelphia, but he started as an intern at Marvel in the 1990's, then returned to work there...
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is looking to add more military members to its ranks. The Philadelphia-based media giant says it'll hire 11,000 veterans, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members over the next three years. That's after Comcast says it surpassed its goal of...
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Nov 1, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; Temple Owls running back Ryquell Armstead (7) runs for a first down during the second quarter against the UCF Knights at Spectrum Stadium.
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Matt Leon
November 12, 2018 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple Owls are now bowl eligible. They picked up their sixth win in ten games this season on Saturday, outlasting Houston in a wild one down in Texas, 59-49. Now, the Owls focus on their final home game of the season when they host the University of South Florida...
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Construction on the Exton project is expected to begin before the end of the year.
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Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 3:50 pm
EXTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Whole Foods in Exton, Chester County is getting a new neighbor. Actually, hundreds of them. A six-story, 342-unit apartment building is coming to a portion of what used to be the Kmart property at Exton Square Mall, along Routes 30 and 100. The real estate...
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Attorney Gerald Williams left), of the law firm Williams Cedar, is accompanied by associates during a press conference of a civil lawsuit involving a former priest from the Diocese of Allentown.
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Steve Tawa
November 12, 2018 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia law firm representing a "John Doe" has filed a civil lawsuit against a Catholic priest, and others, named in the Pennsylvania grand jury report released in August. Attorney Gerald Williams, of the law firm Williams Cedar, names the Diocese of Allentown...
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Jefferson head coach Tom Shirley now has 750 wins in his career.
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Matt Leon
November 12, 2018 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was quite a weekend for Tom Shirley. The Division II Jefferson University women's basketball coach saw his team open the season with two wins, beating Molloy on Saturday, 61-56 and then hammering Queens on Sunday, 90-62. Each win represented an impressive milestone...
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