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Phillie Phanatic
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Paul Kurtz
October 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
While the Phillies' front office search for a new manager, the ball club's lawyers are locked in a battle over the rights to their iconic mascot, the Phillie Phanatic.
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Police say five people were playing dice in the courtyard of an apartment complex on 5th Street near Carpenter Street when, just before midnight, a car pulled up and two men inside got out and shot them.
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Tim Jimenez
October 11, 2019 - 6:53 am
Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting in the Queen Village section of the city Thursday night that left five people wounded.
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Patrick Hagerty
Holli Stephens
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you’ve ever wanted to dress up as a kooky and mostly misunderstood character in Philadelphia’s history, you have multiple opportunities to do so this weekend. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2019 - 9:35 pm
Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution it had defeated just four months ago, providing a glimpse into how things operate behind the scenes in the legislative body.
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Makenzie Clanagan and her mom, Clara speak to KYW Newsradio's Cherri Gregg.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
October 10, 2019 - 8:37 pm
KYW Newsradio Exclusive: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and blogger, public speaker and advocate Makenzie Clanagan of Montgomery County is warning teens about the signs of a violent partner.
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Superintendent William Hite
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Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
After nearly two weeks of waiting in limbo, Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy students officially have places to resume their studies. Read more here.
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A new temporary exhibit opens Saturday in the Delaware River outside the Independence Seaport Museum.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
A new temporary exhibit opens in the Delaware River outside the Independence Seaport Museum.
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An inflatable pig has a Rolex on his wrist, pockets full of cash and a cigar in his mouth, and one of his hooves is wrapped around the neck of a construction worker.
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Justin Udo
October 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
A nearly 30-foot-high inflatable pig in front of a construction site on a busy Philadelphia street drew attention to a heated labor dispute in the city.
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A house gas explosion in Torresdale
Philadelphia 2nd Alarmers
Justin Udo
October 10, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Philadelphia police and firefighters are on the scene of a house explosion in the Torresdale section of Northeast Philadelphia.
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Federal grant
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Jim Melwert
October 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The federal government has granted more than $20 million to Pennsylvania to help fund lead remediation, and a decent-sized chunk of that money is going to the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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