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Netta from Israel celebrates after winning the Eurovision song contest in Lisbon, Portugal.
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May 13, 2018 - 9:00 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing — and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment. The 25-year-old pre-competition favorite beat out competition from 42 other countries' performers Saturday...
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Huey Lewis
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Lynne Adkins
May 13, 2018 - 2:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Another long-time musician is having hearing issues. The latest is Huey Lewis, who's cancelled all concerts for the rest of the year as a result. Vertigo, ringing in the ear, and hearing loss are all symptoms of Meniere's disease, according to Dr. Douglas Nadel, an...
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R. Kelly
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May 12, 2018 - 2:18 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — With demonstrators standing outside his concert protesting his presence, R. Kelly summoned his passionate fans to carry him through what has been a difficult week. Interspersing references to God with his suggestive lyrics and salty language, Kelly stirred up a crowd inside...
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Guests outside the East Falls home where Grace Kelly grew up.
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 11, 2018 - 11:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The East Falls home where actress Grace Kelly grew up was purchased by her son two years ago. And after some renovations, the house was officially reopened Friday night in royal fashion. "It was incredible and very emotional, of course," said Prince Albert of Monaco,...
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Christina Grimme
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May 11, 2018 - 7:35 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Christina Grimmie's family has shared a special, previously unreleased song from the late singer in honor of Mother's Day. Grimmie's mother, Tina, introduced the song, titled "Little Girl," in a video posted on YouTube a day before its release. Video of "...
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Stevie Wonder
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May 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Stevie Wonder discussed politics, talked pop culture and poked fun at his eyesight — sometimes all at once — between playing his hits at a tiny West Hollywood club in preparation for a series of shows. "So Donald!" Wonder yelled at one point during a set at the...
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Stu Warshawer
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Mike Dougherty
May 11, 2018 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A middle school principal from Philadelphia is getting a shot to tackle the obstacle course Saturday on the hit television show American Ninja Warrior. "Yeah, I'm incredibly nervous," said Stuart Warshawer, the principal at Mastery Charter Harrity in Cobbs Creek...
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Lupita Nyong'o attends a screening of "Black Panther" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
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Eric Walter
May 11, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Film critic Elvis Mitchell interviewed "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler for 90 minutes at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. Coogler said he would definitely like to make a spin-off movie led completely by the female characters from "Black Panther" played by actresses including Lupita Nyong’o...
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Broadway
May 11, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open in December after a lawsuit that threatened to shut down the production was settled Thursday. The deal was announced in a joint statement from producer Scott Rudin's production company...
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Treetop Quest opens to the public in Fairmount Park on Saturday.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 10, 2018 - 6:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're looking for an outdoor adventure this weekend, look no further than Treetop Quest . The park full of obstacle courses and zip lines opens to the public in Fairmount Park on Saturday. "We have swinging platforms, swinging logs, wooden platform bridges, a net...
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