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Paul Kurtz
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did you know that Pennsylvania is the second biggest producer of organic food in America behind California? The Wolf administration is now pushing for the Commonwealth to become number one. There are two items in the pipeline that could bring more organic food to your...
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Mike DeNardo
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A charter school is offering to buy the building that it's been renting from the School District of Philadelphia. The Belmont Charter School is proposing to buy the building it's currently leasing from the district — the one with the leaky roof and no air conditioning...
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Mike Dougherty
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of shore towns in South Jersey give free beach access to veterans and active duty military. A bill working its way through Trenton would make it the law of the land. Ocean City, Avalon, and Sea Isle City already let vets on the beach for free. New Jersey state Sen...
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Antionette Lee
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This pride month there is extra assistance available to help train health care providers on how to deliver equitable care to transgender patients. A local doctor is changing the game when it comes to health care for trans people. Dr. Anne Koch is a retired health care...
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Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2019 - 10:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – It’s a Father’s Day weekend story that will melt your heart. For as long as he can remember, Matt Schuda says all he ever wanted was to find his biological father. "I basically had been looking my whole life," he told KYW Newsradio. "Fifty-two years I had not known...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2019 - 7:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Activists and local lawmakers took turns reading portions of the Mueller report at a protest against the President in Old City. A few hundred people gathered at Independence Mall to encourage Congress to pick up where the Mueller report ended. "We are reading the...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city’s disability community was advocating for their rights at the 8 th annual Disability Pride Philadelphia Parade & Celebration. This year also marked the 20th anniversary of the Olmstead Supreme Court Decision. For those who don’t know what that is, Thomas...
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Taylor Swift
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June 15, 2019 - 2:38 pm
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance Friday night at the Stonewall Inn and wished the crowd at the site of the LGBTQ rights landmark a happy Pride Month. The gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village was holding an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969...
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O.J. Simpson
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June 15, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By Eric Levenson and Paul Vercammen, CNN (CNN) -- More than a year after his release from prison, OJ Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." "Hey Twitter world, this is yours truly. Coming soon to Twitter, you'...
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Meek Mill
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June 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While Drake got the most attention as a visible cheerleader for his hometown Toronto Raptors throughout the NBA Finals, he wasn't the only famous rapper with a vested interest in Thursday night's Game 6. Philadelphia native and Sixers fan Meek Mill, on May 30, put...
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