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Unity Cup 2019
July 19, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Attention soccer fans, The Philadelphia International Unity Cup presented by Goya is Philly’s version of The World Cup. 52 teams, representing, 52 countries competing from August to October and you can attend & watch the games for fre e. Many of the teams feature members that played for a...
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Flashpoint Live
July 09, 2019 - 5:33 pm
KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter, Cherri Gregg, takes Flashpoint out of the studio & directly to the people. She'll record her latest show in front of a live audience at Indy Hall in Old City as part of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival . We want YOU to be there. It's FREE to attend...
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Justin Udo
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is working to make sure some of its special projects give all Philadelphians a chance to get to work. “Rebuild” is the city’s initiative to revitalize parks, recreation centers and libraries. “Especially in neighborhoods that haven't had...
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Dr. Edward Guinan, a Villanova astronomy professor, was among those who considered pursuing a career as a NASA astronaut in the early 1960s. But concedes he was missing something the fledgling space agency wanted - experience as a fighter pilot.
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Mark Abrams
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a veteran Villanova University astronomer looks back on 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon, he reveals he gave serious thought to applying to NASA to become an astronaut. But he quickly concluded he didn't have "the right stuff." Before...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On this day 50 years ago, millions tuned in as mankind made history more than 250,000 miles away from earth and this man covered it all for KYW Newsradio 1060. In 1969, KYW Newsradio was a Westinghouse Station, for which Jim Slade worked as a science correspondent...
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Samantha Williams (L) Andre 3000 (C) Williams' friend (R)
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John McDevitt
July 19, 2019 - 8:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphians have created their own scavenger hunt, of sorts, on social media in which a celebrity in town working on a television series is the ultimate find. An upcoming AMC series called “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” is shooting in Philadelphia and one of its...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philadelphia teens got a crash course in financial literacy this afternoon. Interns from throughout Philadelphia got a free financial literacy class on the same day they were due to receive their first summer paychecks. CPA Stephanie Wright volunteered to teach...
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials say they will likely appeal a Common Pleas Court order that they return $48 million to the owners of some of the city's most valuable property. The judge ruled in a lawsuit brought by property owners who said their tax assessments were unfairly...
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John McDevitt
July 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A frightening reminder of just how dangerous this heat can be came today in Wynnefield Heights. A partial outage at an apartment building for seniors had to be evacuated forcing hundreds out in the sweltering conditions for hours. Nearly 300 residents had to be...
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Courtesy of the United States Geological Survey
July 19, 2019 - 4:19 pm
SPRING RIDGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - What was that rumble in Berks County? Well, according to the United States Geological Survey it was 2.2 magnitude earthquake. The USGS reports , just after 1:10 p.m. today a small quake took place near Spring Ridge. Courtesy of the United States Geological...
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