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Philadelphia kicks off "Immigrant Business Week"
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Pat Loeb
April 02, 2018 - 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia kicked off its second annual "Immigrant Business Week" Monday, recognizing businesses along the North Fifth Street corridor in Olney, which is one of Pennsylvania's most diverse neighborhoods. After an anti-immigrant twitter tirade from the White House ,...
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Kevin Barron
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Molly Daly
April 02, 2018 - 2:02 pm
HATBORO, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - A 21-year-old elementary education major from Horsham has been charged with corruption of a minor after Montgomery County authorities say he had sexually explicit Snapchat and Instagram conversations with a 12-year-old boy. The investigation started when the boy's...
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Kim Glovas
April 02, 2018 - 1:06 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Upper Darby police have revealed more information about the Taiwanese exchange student who allegedly threatened to 'shoot up' Bonner Prendergast Catholic High School. Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says detectives discovered more than 1,600 rounds of...
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L-R) Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan arrives at the "Creed" Los Angeles Premiere held at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, CA on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
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April 02, 2018 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - "Rocky" himself took to social media to express his excitement as the filming of "Creed II" kicks off in Philadelphia. In a an Instagram post, Sylvestor Stallone says this is a "very exciting day" and that it's time to "watch the fists startFLYING!" You know the old...
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Tim Jimenez
April 02, 2018 - 11:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The season changed, the calendar flipped, but drivers and road crews had more winter weather to deal with. As snow fell in the region, there were accidents reported throughout the Delaware Valley. There were some delays at the Airport and signal issues for a few...
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villanova fans celebrating
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Andrew Kramer
April 02, 2018 - 10:58 am
BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats look to make history once again Monday night as they face Michigan in the NCAA National Title game. Many students and alumni who can't make it out to San Antonio for the big game will be showing their support from the Main Line. That...
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Bill Cosby walks from the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial.
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jury selection got underway Monday for Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial in Montgomery County. So far, one juror has been seated, a white male in his late 20s, early 30s. Twelve jurors and six alternates are needed to get the trial underway. RELATED: Jurors May Not...
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Philadelphia Orchestra
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John McDevitt
April 01, 2018 - 2:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sounds of Philadelphia have been turned into a symphony. The Philadelphia Orchestra debuts its community-based commission later this week with thousands of recorded sounds and voices from the area blended in. Several Philadelphia-area choirs will be on stage...
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Saint Thomas of Villanova Church
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2018 - 1:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Villanova Wildcats are on their way to the National Championship Game after a win over Kansas Saturday night. A special Easter Sunday mass at the church on the grounds of the university helped mark that victory. Those attending Easter mass at Saint Thomas of...
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High School Generic
Tim Jimenez
April 01, 2018 - 12:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- It's an about-face for the Abington School District regarding the controversial decision to rename the high school after a billionaire alumnus who's making a $25 million donation. In a letter to the Abington School District community, Superintendent Amy Sichel says...
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