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Philly Girls Jump 2019 kickoff event

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia group is celebrating almost four years of bringing together community members to get out and jump.

So, what is Philly Girls Jump? It’s a community event started by Dela Burns and Tanisha Rinehardt when they felt Double Dutch was...Read more

May 24, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Megan Rapinoe takes questions during the U.S. Women's National Team World Cup media day at Twitter NYC.

By Emanuella Grinberg

(CNN) -- With the Women's World Cup around the corner, American soccer star Megan Rapinoe called out the sport's top brass for not doing enough to level the pitch for men and women players.

Rapinoe and the US women's national team are vying for...Read more

A special service was held Sunday honoring some of the region's Civil War veterans at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special service was held today honoring those from our area who gave their lives fighting in the Civil War.

In 1868, Laurel Hill Cemetery held Philadelphia's first observance of Memorial Day.

"This was a focal point for all the dead of the...Read more

Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said.

By Eric Levenson, CNN

(CNN) -- Bart Starr, the Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers quarterback who won the first two Super Bowl titles in the 1960s, died Sunday morning at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Alabama, the Packers said.

Starr, who won five National Football...Read more

Brian Jenkins founded the Chosen 300 ministries back in 1996.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While many of us flock to the shore for Memorial Day, there are numerous veterans in the Philadelphia-area who are less fortunate, so some good Samaritans made sure they were remembered this holiday weekend. 

"I always share with people. We don't...Read more

German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country.

By Matthew Robinson, CNN

(CNN) -- German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country.

Felix Klein, the German government's anti-Semitism...Read more

A man measures ingredients in traditional Asian apothecary.

By Katie Hunt, CNN

(CNN) -- Herbal remedies have been used by healers around the world for centuries to prevent and treat disease. But it's in China that the practice has been most extensively used and documented.

Advocates have campaigned to integrate Traditional...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors at the National Constitution Center this weekend got a lesson on flag etiquette and flag folding.

In honor of Memorial Day weekend visitors learned how to fold a giant American flag out on the center’s front lawn in Old City.

So how...Read more

Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This time next month, New Jersey will be in the middle of its annual budget crunch, with just days to go to adopt a new one or perhaps see most state government operations grind to a halt. 

What could be the make-or-break issue?  It may well come...Read more

Handshake

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a pregnant woman was murdered in Chicago while responding to an online post offering free baby clothes, police in and around Philadelphia want residents to remember there are designated safe Internet exchange zones all around.

Conshocken police offer...Read more

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