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Narcan Training
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Cherri Gregg
March 28, 2018 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Department of Public Health reports that one in three Philadelphians used an opioid last year. So the city is continuing its efforts to arm and train the public with Narcan to stop overdose deaths. “We’re giving people another chance at life,” says Allison Herens...
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Finland Hockey Exchange
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Molly Daly
March 28, 2018 - 9:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Haverford Hawks youth hockey team is hosting a tournament starting Thursday at the Skatium in Havertown that pits local kids against three teams from Helsinki, Finland. The Finland Hockey Exchange was launched in 1998. Frank Rabadam says what’s become a two-way...
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Villanova Merchandise
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Paul Kurtz
March 28, 2018 - 9:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The campus bookstore at Villanova is doing big business these days as Wildcats fans snap up Final Four merchandise. Dana Palmisano window shopped as her friend Lexi Scheib combed through the racks. “I’m thinking of buying a jersey,” Scheib said. “I’m not buying...
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Henri David will be MCing the 87th annual South Street Easter Promenade on Sunday.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 28, 2018 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Get your Sunday best ready for the 87th annual Easter Promenade on South Street. As he has done for the past 27 years, local personality Henri David will be MCing the 87th annual South Street Easter Promenade on Sunday. “I have to lead the parade, make sure everyone...
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Phillies Beer Man
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Mike DeNardo
March 28, 2018 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Phillies open the 2018 season Thursday in Atlanta. Fans in the seats at the team’s first home game next week will see a new way to pay for their beer or popcorn. The beer man is heading up the aisle at Citizens Bank Park, but you’re low on cash. No need to remain...
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im and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Timothy Piazza who died after hazing at Penn State
CNN
March 28, 2018 - 1:30 pm
By Ralph Ellis, CNN (CNN) -- A Pennsylvania judge threw out involuntary manslaughter charges Wednesday against five members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Penn State in the alleged hazing death of a pledge, according to court documents obtained by CNN. It's the second time Judge Allen Sinclair...
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Doctor In White Medical Coat With Stethoscope.
Lynne Adkins
March 27, 2018 - 6:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Another major healthcare merger is on the horizon in Philadelphia. Sources have confirmed to KYW Newsradio that Jefferson Health is taking another partner. This time it’s the Einstein Healthcare Network. For several years, Jefferson Health has been making partnership...
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Stormy Daniels
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Tim Jimenez
March 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Fresh off her "60 Minutes" interview, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels is suing President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen for defamation. Now, there's word that Daniels will be making an appearance in the Philadelphia area. It's a strip club tour around the...
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Medical marijuana in paper cup with prescription. Document is fictitious.
David Madden
March 27, 2018 - 5:45 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- New Jersey's medical marijuana program will expand under orders of Governor Phil Murphy to allow more people to take advantage of it, along with changes to make the drug easier and less expensive to obtain. Jon Corzine signed it into law. Chris Christie implemented it...
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Video Games
Hadas Kuznits
March 27, 2018 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Video game enthusiasts will love the newest, temporary exhibit set to open at the Franklin Institute. Franklin Institute president and CEO Larry Dubinski says their newest exhibit, Game Masters, is about the history of video games and how they have evolved over the...
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