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Norman Boch
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With tourist and convention season about to kick into high gear, Philadelphia officials are re-starting the effort to reduce street homelessness and panhandling in public places. That includes expanding a new program that provides same-day work and pay . Norman Boch...
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Caesars Palace
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David Madden
June 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A massive merger in the gaming industry could have serious financial repercussions down the shore. Eldorado Resorts is planning to take over Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion transaction, which will result in the largest gaming company in America. About...
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Milano Hamill Dreyfus
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June 25, 2019 - 8:10 am
By Kate Sullivan and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- A collection of stars participated in the telling of a political drama filled with intrigue, foreign adversaries and dreams of power. But it wasn't Shakespeare: It was the Mueller report, adapted for the stage. Stars such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark...
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The scene of a shooting at the Wilson Park Apartments on Bailey Terrace.
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Tim Jimenez
June 25, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of shooting incidents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood on Monday night has left two people dead. "We're very, very concerned due to the fact that we had four people shot within two hours and two of them are dead,” said Chief Inspector Scott Small. Police...
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Traffic jam.
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Mike DeNardo
June 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report puts a price tag on all the time drivers spend in Philadelphia traffic. What if you could add up all of the minutes you and your fellow drivers and bus passengers wasted in Center City traffic? A new study does just that, saying 9.7 million hours a year...
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Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case.
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Andrew Kramer
June 24, 2019 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case. "This case has been past down through generations of law enforcement," said Burlington City's police chief John Fine. What...
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It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but defending champion the US can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain.
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June 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
By Aimee Lewis, CNN (CNN) - - It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but the defending champion United States can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain. In the United States' toughest challenge at the Women's World Cup so...
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100 years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell."
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One hundred years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell." Its official name is the...
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At least 17.5 tons of cocaine with more than $1 billion in street value was seized at the Philadelphia seaport, being the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S Customs and Border protection.
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Steve Tawa
June 24, 2019 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the federal courthouse, five of six crew members accused of helping to smuggle a record load of cocaine on a route through Philadelphia had brief appearances. They met with lawyers and Serbian and Samoan interpreters while authorities may be going after more people...
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About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms.
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Cherri Gregg
June 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms. "When our communities are...
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