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National Vietnam War Veterans Day
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Kristen Johanson
March 29, 2018 - 11:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Thursday was National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Across the country, those who served during the Vietnam War were recognized for their service, decades after coming home to a divisive nation. After the anthem and brief remarks from leaders inside the Fraternal Order of...
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Gun Control
Tony Romeo
March 28, 2018 - 9:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The latest Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows more Pennsylvania voters support gun control than at any time in the poll’s history. Franklin and Marshall College Poll Director Terry Madonna says 72 percent of registered Pennsylvania voters believe there should...
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Narcan Training
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Cherri Gregg
March 28, 2018 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Department of Public Health reports that one in three Philadelphians used an opioid last year. So the city is continuing its efforts to arm and train the public with Narcan to stop overdose deaths. “We’re giving people another chance at life,” says Allison Herens...
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Finland Hockey Exchange
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Molly Daly
March 28, 2018 - 9:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Haverford Hawks youth hockey team is hosting a tournament starting Thursday at the Skatium in Havertown that pits local kids against three teams from Helsinki, Finland. The Finland Hockey Exchange was launched in 1998. Frank Rabadam says what’s become a two-way...
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Villanova Merchandise
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Paul Kurtz
March 28, 2018 - 9:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The campus bookstore at Villanova is doing big business these days as Wildcats fans snap up Final Four merchandise. Dana Palmisano window shopped as her friend Lexi Scheib combed through the racks. “I’m thinking of buying a jersey,” Scheib said. “I’m not buying...
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Henri David will be MCing the 87th annual South Street Easter Promenade on Sunday.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 28, 2018 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Get your Sunday best ready for the 87th annual Easter Promenade on South Street. As he has done for the past 27 years, local personality Henri David will be MCing the 87th annual South Street Easter Promenade on Sunday. “I have to lead the parade, make sure everyone...
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Phillies Beer Man
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Mike DeNardo
March 28, 2018 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Phillies open the 2018 season Thursday in Atlanta. Fans in the seats at the team’s first home game next week will see a new way to pay for their beer or popcorn. The beer man is heading up the aisle at Citizens Bank Park, but you’re low on cash. No need to remain...
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Jim Melwert
March 28, 2018 - 7:10 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Officials in Montgomery County say a drug bust, which started when a man overdosed in the elevator of an upscale apartment complex in Bala Cynwyd, has resulted in the seizure of a deadly carfentanil used to tranquilize elephants. When 26-year-old Jamil Chapman had...
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Villanova Fans
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Paul Kurtz
March 28, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There will be no watch parties on Villanova's campus on Saturday due to the Easter holiday. Most students are heading home while others prepare for a trip to San Antonio for Final Four weekend. Despite the conflict, Villanova President Father Peter Donohue says he...
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David Madden
March 28, 2018 - 6:38 pm
SEWELL, NJ (CBS) -- As expected, New Jersey Senior US Senator Robert Menendez has announced he is seeking a third term in Washington. He made his announcement Wednesday in his home town in North Jersey, and again at Rowan College of Gloucester County In Sewell. There was no reference to last year's...
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