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Dulce Maria Alavez
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Mark Abrams
February 27, 2020 - 3:17 pm
The image of a missing South Jersey child has turned up in advertisement posted in a Clearwater, Florida publication as part of a nationwide outreach supported by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Read more here.
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Children of America day care center
John McDevitt
February 27, 2020 - 2:34 pm
Upper Southampton police say four children have been taken to area hospitals after a vehicle crashed into a day care. Read the latest here.
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Constitution Health Plaza
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Pat Loeb
February 27, 2020 - 11:59 am
U.S. Attorney William McSwain is asking a federal judge to postpone opening safe injection sites in Philadelphia, which were given legal approval earlier this week. Read more here.
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A lifeguard at the beach.
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John McDevitt
February 26, 2020 - 7:47 pm
Finding lifeguards is a challenge for shore towns every year and this summer, Stone Harbor is hoping to draw qualified beach patrol candidates with a pay increase. Read morehere.
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A gavel.
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Jim Melwert
February 26, 2020 - 6:07 pm
The top two public defenders in Montgomery County were fired Wednesday. County officials are declining comment, but several others are weighing in. Read more here.
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Italy coronavirus
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KYW Staff
February 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Villanova University students who are currently studying abroad in Italy will be brought home amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the university announced. Read more here.
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Kalaya restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 26, 2020 - 5:29 pm
Semifinalist nominations for the James Beard Awards in May were announced Wednesday morning, and several of the nominees were from the Philadelphia area. Read more here.
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PFT president Jerry Jordan (at far right) watches ballots counted at the Doubletree Hotel in Center City.
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Mike DeNardo
February 26, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Members of Philadelphia's teachers union have reelected their longtime president, Jerry Jordan, to a fourth term. He survived a challenge from the union's progressive wing. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
February 26, 2020 - 3:43 pm
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is teaming up with the Bucks County District Attorney's Office to crack down on people who are skipping out on tolls. Read more here.
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Day care arsonist
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Kristen Johanson
February 26, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Authorities released surveillance video of a man starting fires inside a South Philadelphia day care center, hoping the public can help identify the arsonist. Read more here.
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