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Kim Glovas
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Young adults are finding out that parenthood is a choice, but society is having a hard time accepting that. Stephanie Fusco of East Falls has decided parenthood is not a priority in her life. But whenever she tells anyone, it's a struggle. "No one ever responds...
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Shara Dae Howard
June 16, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Juneteenth in Germantown isn't just a celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. "How long were we free before we found out we were free," asked Vashti Dubois, founder of the Colored Girl Museum. The Emancipation Proclamation was signed in...
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This weekend was about more than just dads, as thousands took time to also celebrate all things pop culture at Philadelphia's most popular comic convention Monsters, super heroes, villains and just about every cartoon character you can think of took over the...
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A father's day fishing excursion gives local dads a chance to bond with the ones they love.
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 1:38 pm
MEDIA, Pa.(KYW Newsradio) — A Father's Day fishing excursion gave some local dads a chance to bond with the ones they love. The pond full of fish at Linvilla Orchards gave Corey Dion the perfect opportunity to introduce his 3-year-old daughter Avery to one of his favorite past times. "I wanted to...
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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Tim Jimenez
June 16, 2019 - 9:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many people started their Father’s Day in Philadelphia by running or walking on MLK Drive to benefit the fight against prostate cancer and raise awareness for one of the most common cancers in men. The Philadelphia Father’s Day Run used to be known as the Gary Papa...
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Mike DeNardo
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A charter school is offering to buy the building that it's been renting from the School District of Philadelphia. The Belmont Charter School is proposing to buy the building it's currently leasing from the district — the one with the leaky roof and no air conditioning...
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Antionette Lee
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This pride month there is extra assistance available to help train health care providers on how to deliver equitable care to transgender patients. A local doctor is changing the game when it comes to health care for trans people. Dr. Anne Koch is a retired health care...
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Mark Abrams
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Master gardeners are descending on King of Prussia for an international conference beginning Monday. Erin Kinley, a Penn State Extension master gardener from Collegeville, is among the coordinators for the weeklong International Master Gardener Conference . "...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council, last week, got legislation to increase protections for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. The bill would require any institution that works with young people to adopt and publicize a non-discrimination policy specifically for...
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