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A garden at 22nd Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
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Justin Udo
December 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
There's a push to make urban farming in Philadelphia more sustainable, and the city is asking residents to help them map out a plan.
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Philadelphia police
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Shara Dae Howard
December 06, 2019 - 9:16 pm
Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left an 11-year-old girl with a graze wound. Read more here.
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Kim Phúc at the National Constitution Center.
Courtesy of the National Constitution Center by Laurence Kelly
John McDevitt
December 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
It's a photograph many say lead to the end of the Vietnam war: The Pulitzer Prize-winning picture shows a naked girl running towards the camera after a napalm bomb is dropped or her village in 1972. That girl is now a 56-year-old woman who tours the world, speaking about the impact of war. Read...
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Barbed wire fence
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
A man whose life sentence in prison was just commuted by Gov. Tom Wolf may be facing arrest. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 06, 2019 - 11:47 am
Philadelphia's Department of Human Services has issued its third annual "report card" on the community agencies that handle its case management, and it found steady progress in almost every area. Read more here.
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Bear trap
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Tim Jimenez
December 06, 2019 - 9:48 am
The elusive, well-traveled black bear that made its way from Delaware County, Pennsylvania down to the state of Delaware is still on the loose Friday morning. It was last seen at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington on Thursday. Read more here.
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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market
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Holli Stephens
December 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
This weekend blends the new, the old and the unusual. Take a peek at this weekend’s KYW To-Do List to help plan your time-honored traditions or some avant-garde outings in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.
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People watching a movie.
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Hadas Kuznits
December 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
The first Jewish New Media Festival opens at the National Museum of American Jewish History Saturday and Sunday. Read more here.
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Families find out they win a scholarship at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Antionette Lee
December 05, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Several families showed up to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday for what they thought was only an interview for a tuition scholarship followed by a holiday party, but they were in for a big surprise. Read more here.
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