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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 04, 2020 - 8:52 pm
Philadelphia police have released the identities of two men they are searching for in connection with the shooting death of a 7-year-old in West Philadelphia this past week. Read more here.
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Antibiotics
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Lynne Adkins
August 04, 2020 - 11:02 am
A study led by Rutgers University researchers found a link between the early use of antibiotics and later problems with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more here.
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Tropical Storm Isais overturned cars at Doylestown Hospital
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KYW Staff
August 04, 2020 - 8:01 am
Tropical Storm Isaias packed a gut punch to the Philadelphia region and South Jersey on Tuesday with heavy rain and strong winds. The early parts of the day were marked with flash floods, evacuations, a relentless litany of watches and warnings from the National Weather Service. There were even...
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Student taking a class online
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Jim Melwert
August 03, 2020 - 5:01 pm
As school districts wrestle with the decision of how to reopen schools in the fall, some are already opting for an all-virtual start. This has working parents exploring options, and some of them carry a hefty price tag. Read more here.
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Philadelphia in Landlord GO video game
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Justin Udo
August 03, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Thanks to a new mobile game, you can purchase LOVE park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and other iconic places as you explore the city while social distancing. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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Mike DeNardo
August 03, 2020 - 2:45 pm
After a jump in the rate that the coronavirus is spreading in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy has announced he’s tightening restrictions on indoor gatherings. Read more here.
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Christopher Linder
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 03, 2020 - 2:14 pm
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a 7-year-old over the weekend in Southwest Philadelphia, and they are looking for two others. Get the latest here.
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta
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Dave Uram
August 03, 2020 - 10:36 am
The Phillies announced on Monday they've received no new positive COVID-19 tests. They are scheduled to visit the very talented New York Yankees on Monday night. Read more here.
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Wind turbine
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Kim Glovas
August 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
A leading environmental agency in Pennsylvania is calling on lawmakers to look to green solutions to revive the sagging economy. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
August 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
With students and staff home for the all-virtual start to the year, the School District of Philadelphia will be able to do some more work on its buildings. Read more here.
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