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The sphere at the top of the Tower Theater tower was removed around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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John McDevitt
August 13, 2019 - 12:51 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tower atop the Tower Theater in Upper Darby is no more. Many onlookers watched — shaking their heads and recording the moment — as the iconic "TOWER" sign on the 92-year-old theater came down Tuesday morning due to safety concerns. First, the sphere was sawed...
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Placido Domingo
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August 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Marianne Garvey (CNN) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past." The famed opera singer, conductor and director of the Los Angeles Opera responded to a report...
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Charlie Manuel
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Mike DeNardo
August 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — The Phillies have hired former manager Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach. Manuel was working as senior adviser to the general manager. The Phillies announced Tuesday that he would assume his new position for the remainder of the season. #...
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Chlamydia vaccine
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August 13, 2019 - 9:15 am
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists have taken a step towards a vaccine for chlamydia following a successful early trial. A vaccine developed by a British and Danish team was shown to be safe and effective during a randomized controlled trial involving 35 women, according to a study published in...
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Mark Abrams
August 13, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have some more storms on the way today. A flash flood watch for most of the Philadelphia area goes into effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday to midnight. And if it seems like we've had a lot of storms lately, you're right. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J.,...
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Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
August 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
UPDATED: 12:55 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a shooting inside a Northeast Philadelphia hotel that left a man wounded. It happened at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard close to Grant Avenue. It's a very busy area, with restaurants and shopping centers...
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Simone Biles
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August 12, 2019 - 8:04 pm
By Hollie Silverman (CNN) — Simone Biles made history more than once this weekend during the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri. The five-time Olympic medalist and 14-time world champion became the first woman to ever land a triple-double in competition during her floor routine...
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Philadelphia Eagles running back Josh Adams
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Ed Benkin
August 12, 2019 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the Eagles prepare for their second preseason game, several players are approaching a critical part of the summer. The second preseason game in Jacksonville on Thursday will be a second chance for players to show off their skills in real game action. The last...
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U.S. Census Bureau
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Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off its first major field operation , dispatching tens of thousands of employees on the ground to knock on doors. About 40,000 so-called "listers" will canvas neighborhoods across the country to verify addresses ahead of the massive...
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Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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