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Flashpoint
February 09, 2019 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the money. It's the seed for both love and hate. Money and financial stability is a major factor in attracting a mate, but it's also the second most common...
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Courtesy of Theatre Philadelphia
Lauren Lipton
February 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- 2019 Philly Theatre Week is about to get underway, and there is something for everyone. "Our second annual theatre week is February 7 through the 17," explains Leigh Goldenberg, the executive director of Theatre Philadelphia. "We have over 100 different events...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
February 02, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of the longest government shut down in United States' history. All of the debate and posturing is over funding for a wall at the U.S. Southern...
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Rainbow flag.
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Flashpoint
January 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The possible hate crime against actor Jussie Smollett — the "Empire" star was allegedly beaten and had a noose tied around his neck earlier this week in Chicago — evoked strong reaction from Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community. Here is a look at the city’s statistics for...
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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Lauren Lipton
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It may be winter but Dilworth Park is up and running, and you're invited to join the fun. "The Rothman Ice Rink, the Rothman Cabin and our Winter Garden are all having a number of different events through February," said Michelle Shannon, vice president of marketing...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 26, 2019 - 9:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the multi-billion dollar business of stealing freedom for profit. Human trafficking is a criminal industry that impacts millions around the world. In 2017...
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Cary Conglianese and Larry Ceisler.
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Flashpoint
January 20, 2019 - 9:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history. As the country closes out a month with 800,000 workers on furlough, government employees...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of false allegations of blackface against the Mummers. It's been over a week since protesters gathered outside of City Hall calling for an end...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brown's Superstores recently announced it would be closing its Overbrook ShopRite, blaming the city's soda tax. In response, Mayor Jim Kenney had strong words for the company's CEO. Jeff Brown fires back on this weekend's Flashpoint. When Brown's Superstores CEO Jeff...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 05, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about lessons learned in the aftermath of Philadelphia losing the Amazon HQ bid. What does Crystal City, VA and Long Island, NY have that Philadelphia does not?...
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