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Jim Melwert
March 23, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NORRISTOWN, PA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — A panel in Montgomery County discussed a recent report that takes a look at what effect rising charter school enrollment is having on school districts in the suburb. The report from Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) questions the cost and performance of...
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straight to treatment
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David Madden
March 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MARLTON, NJ (KYW NEWSRADIO) Burlington County is kicking off a program next week that gives residents addicted to drugs a way to get the help they need in short order. The "Straight to Treatment" program will operate every Monday from noon to 7 p.m. at the Evesham Township Police headquarters...
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June 12, 2016; New York, NY, USA; The cast of 'Hamilton' close out the 70th Tony Awards after winning Best Musical during the 70th Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
June 12, 2016; New York, NY, USA; The cast of 'Hamilton' close out the 70th Tony Awards after winning Best Musical during the 70th Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
Mike DeNardo
March 23, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is coming to Philadelphia in a year and a half. But ticket packages that include the show went on sale Friday morning. You’re guaranteed a ticket to a Hamilton performance if you buy a package of seven shows. “Right now, the only way to...
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Ian Bush
March 21, 2018 - 10:54 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Villanova men’s basketball team needed some help on offense on the road to the Sweet 16: the weather put up quite a fight as they tried to make it from the Main Line to the airport Wednesday afternoon. The Wildcats were on the strugglebus. Back and forth their...
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Kim Glovas
March 20, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Governor Phil Murphy unveiled a new transit budget that will provide a sizable financial boost to improve operations and firm up the agency’s financial base. Murphy reinforced his commitment to improving NJT with the new $242 million budget. He says there are thousands...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
March 18, 2018 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Villanova Men’s basketball team was back on campus Sunday morning, a day after beating Alabama and advancing to the Sweet 16. On Friday, the Wildcats will be playing the winner of Sunday night’s match-up between West Virginia and Marshall. March has had its fair...
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Villanova Fans
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Andrew Kramer
March 15, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) - Villanova breezed through their first game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday night with an 87 to 61 win over Radford. "We're very confident," said Wildcats alum Caroline Goldstein. She and other Nova Nation members packed The Field House in Center City for a watch party...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
October 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has turned down Chestnut Hill College’s bid to be exempt from discrimination laws because of its Catholic affiliation. It’s a victory for students of color at every Catholic college in the state. The high court denied the college’s...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
November 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chestnut Hill College finds itself in an uncomfortable position after the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission found probable cause for a hearing on a case of racial discrimination there. The case goes back to a February 2012 production of Lorraine Hansbury’s...
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