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The Philadelphia Eagles line up against the Pittsburgh Steelers int the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field in their pre-season game on Aug. 9, 2018
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Eric Walter
August 10, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NFL is investigating whether the Pittsburgh Steelers used an underinflated football in their win against the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The NFL on Friday released a statement saying the ball was "...
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File photo of a Target store
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Eric Walter
August 10, 2018 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Target won't be opening its two newest Philadelphia-area stores until October, but the retailer is beginning to take applications to hire this month. Two small-format stores, one at Broad Street and Washington Avenue in Philadelphia, and one in Devon, Pa., will both...
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Youth baseball game
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Mike DeNardo
August 10, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the second time in four years, a Delaware County baseball team is playing in the Babe Ruth World Series. The Broomall-Newtown 13-and-under team is in Mountain Home, Arkansas, on a quest to win its second title. Broomall-Newtown won it all in 2014. Manager James...
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How Crocs staged a comeback
Jim Spellman/CNN
August 10, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) -- Crocs are hot again thanks to big changes to the business. The company caught fire a decade ago selling its signature foam clogs. It has since expanded to sandals, flip flops, loafers and sneakers. Sales grew 4.7% to $328 million last quarter compared with a...
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Chipotle Bacon Bowl
Chipotle via CNN
August 10, 2018 - 10:54 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Chipotle's latest idea to woo customers back: Bacon. The company will test both applewood smoked bacon and nachos in some cities this fall. Chipotle is working to win customers back after a series of health scares during the past few years — most notably an...
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A crashed helicopter lies in the marsh grass near the Ocean City airport at 28th Street.
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Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 10:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Ocean City, New Jersey, say a small helicopter went down in a marshy area on Friday morning, and two people were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. It happened just after 9:30 a.m. near the Ocean City Municipal Airport...
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A scenic view of the Delaware river near Washington Crossing State Park.
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Mike Dougherty
August 10, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heavy rains have created very dangerous conditions on the Delaware River, and authorities are warning water lovers to be extra careful. Authorities in Solebury Township, Bucks County, have made several rescues this week. "After speaking with the victims that were...
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At least four people have been killed in a shooting in Canada, police said Friday.
CNN
August 10, 2018 - 10:25 am
By Carma Hassan and Joe Sterling, CNN (CNN) -- Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police in the Canadian provincial capital said Friday. "No names are being released at this time. Please appreciate this is a difficult time for their...
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Work Ready participants at the closing ceremony for the 2018 program
Terri Kerwawich
Hadas Kuznits
August 10, 2018 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Department of Parks and Recreation held an awards ceremony Thursday for their six-week summer Work Ready program, which ends Friday. This year there was an added component to the ceremony: a charity challenge. Terri Kerwawich, program director of...
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Statue of Frank Rizzo
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Mike DeNardo
August 10, 2018 - 7:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last November, after criticism by some who saw the statue of Frank Rizzo, in front of the Municipal Services Building, as a monument to racist police actions, Mayor Jim Kenney said the statue of the former mayor would be moved. But it looks like any relocation will...
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