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Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
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Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
Charlotte Reese/KYW Newsradio
Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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File photo of icicles in a snowstorm.
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Mike Dougherty
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Winter is on the horizon, and now's the time to make sure your house and car are ready for the long haul.
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Area birders come together at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge for the Big Sit event, held simultaneously in 44 countries.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
October 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Local birders converged on the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in an annual international birding event called the Big Sit.
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Flyers fans embark on the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities.
Charlotte Reese/KYW Newsradio
Charlotte Reese
October 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
Thousands of fans took to the streets in South Philadelphia on Sunday for the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities, to show their support for their favorite hockey team and mascot.
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Firefighter and neighbors look on at the aftermath of a fatal fire on the 6500 block of Woodland Avenue.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 13, 2019 - 11:30 am
A fire in Southwest Philadelphia claimed a man's life early Sunday morning, sent another man to the hospital, and displaced nearly a dozen people.
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Philadelphia Union mascot Phang with Team Mexico and their coach before the Unity Cup final.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 13, 2019 - 10:09 am
Fans representing countries from all over the globe came to the Unity Cup championship game Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, broadcast on KYW Newsradio, which ended in a 3-0 Liberia victory over the United States.
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Pennies
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Pat Loeb
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia City Council is taking a new approach to poverty reduction with a specific, ambitious goal.
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Danielle McNichol, director of Neumann University's center for leadership, helps outfit young people through the "Wardrobes for Work" program.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
Neumann University's Center for Leadership in Aston provides free business attire to students and members of the community entering or re-entering the workforce.
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A selection of books on display.
Courtesy of Bucks County Book Fest
Hadas Kuznits
October 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
The Bucks County Book Festival begins Saturday at multiple locations in Doylestown.
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