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Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips
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Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian...
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Mark Abrams
June 04, 2018 - 8:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The entire tomb containing the remains of Saint Katherine Drexel will be transferred from the former motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in Bensalem to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Father Dennis Gill...
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More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP's University City campus Sunday.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 03, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia welcomed back some former patients to celebrate a second chance at life. More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP'...
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Pennypack Creek
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
June 03, 2018 - 8:58 am
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police and rescue crews discovered the body of a 30-year-old woman Sunday morning who was swept away by the Pennypack Creek Saturday night. The Philadelphia Police Marine Unit combed the murky waterway before discovering a female's body near debris and brush...
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Camden County Memorial
Photo credit: Dan Keashen, Camden County
David Madden
June 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a new memorial set up in Camden County to honor those who gave their lives protecting their neighbors in time of need. The granite monument at the county's Emergency Training Center in Gloucester Township is a 20-year project. All but six months...
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Student Organ Donor Project
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 02, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several Philadelphia high schools brought their classroom projects to the Gift of Life Donor Program on North 3rd Street to promote organ and tissue awareness in their schools. Bodine High School 16-year old Junior Jay Chen and his friends at Youth Volunteer Corps...
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Philly Beer Week Opening Tap 2018 at the Fillmore in Fishtown
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 02, 2018 - 9:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The keg is tapped, and Philly Beer Week 2018 has officially begun! Massive crowds filled The Fillmore in Fishtown for Opening Tap Friday night. Many in attendance are what you call serious beer drinkers. "It's like religion," said Eli. "And I'm a Rabbi." "More than...
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Jose Garces
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
Steve Tawa
June 01, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While a Philadelphia celebrity chef has just closed one of his restaurants, as the date approaches for a bankruptcy auction, he's already planning to open new restaurants, with familiar menus. Chef Jose Garces says the closing of his Distrito restaurant in the...
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Avalon Sunscreen Dispenser
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 01, 2018 - 9:30 pm
AVALON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- One town at the Jersey Shore offers a little extra with your day on the beach. A chance to protect yourself against skin cancer. Avalon has set up a pair of locations near the beach where people can load up on SPF 30 sunscreen. A resident got the idea from, of all...
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Eastern State Penitentiary
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
June 01, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Eastern State Penitentiary historic site in Fairmount holds events year round to spark conversation about the current prison system. Prison Food Weekend is taking place June 2-3. Visitors can taste five states' versions of nutriloaf, served as punishment food in many...
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