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Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) hoist the national championship trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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Mike Dougherty
April 03, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Champs are back! Villanova men's basketball team landed back in Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon and the party has just begun. Coach Jay Wright spoke with CBS3 briefly after the team's blue and white plane touched down. "Feels like we've been on the road for a...
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Pipeline Generic
Ian Bush
April 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The company behind the Mariner East pipelines is recovering after a cyberattack on an outside system it uses to communicate with customers. It's leading to new concerns over the project. "Very well-funded, very smart hackers are targeting infrastructure, in...
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Mariner East Pipeline Sinkholes
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Kim Glovas
April 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sinkholes in the area of the Mariner East One pipeline in Chester County have forced at least five families to relocate. The cost is being picked up by Sunoco and its parent company. The sinkholes developed over the last month in the neighborhood near ME1. State...
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Jobs Center
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Mark Abrams
April 03, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A community jobs and training center is now open for business in East Mount Airy. The community learning center dedicated on Tuesday in the 6800 block of Chew Avenue is being operated by the Trades for a Difference group, founded by Jordan Ferrarini. "There's going...
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Barclay Friends Fire
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Kristen Johanson
April 03, 2018 - 2:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Attorneys for one of the victims of the inferno at a Chester County nursing home say they know what may have sparked the flames, and why the building burned so quickly. Experts who examined the charred remnants of the Barclay Friends nursing home tell lawyers a...
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Battle of the Badges
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Justin Udo
April 03, 2018 - 2:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a battle of the badges between Philadelphia police and firefighters. The 13-week weight loss challenge pits the two departments against each other in a friendly competition, with the winning side getting a trophy. "Whether you lose one pound, 20 pounds, or even...
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Philly Classroom
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Mike DeNardo
April 03, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The School District of Philadelphia plans to continue modernizing early-grade classrooms at schools with low literacy scores. The first-graders in Dara Messing's class at Locke Elementary in West Philly are grouped at six different stations with iPads and a...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
April 03, 2018 - 1:25 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A municipal judge in Atlantic City has thrown out a private criminal complaint against Mayor Frank Gilliam stemming from a $10,000 political contribution made during his recent campaign. The complaint contended Gilliam took a check written out to the Democratic...
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2016 Villanova Parade
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Pat Loeb
April 03, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two months after the Eagles Super Bowl parade, Philadelphia is getting ready to celebrate another local champion . This parade won't be quite as long or elaborate, but it should make Villanova fans happy. Fans will have five blocks of Center City in which to cheer...
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PECO Building
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John McDevitt
April 03, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congratulatory messages for the NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats will be displayed in lights at PECO's headquarters building at 23rd and Market Streets, and during the championship parade. Since 1976, all sorts of messages have been flashed on PECO's crownlights...
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