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Hadas Kuznits
December 08, 2018 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Who knew a TAIL-gate would end up being such important job training for some service dogs at the Army-Navy game? Many people who attended the Army and Navy pregame tailgate did so for fun, but for Sam Clearly of Wilmington NC, this was part of her job. "I work for...
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Courtesy of Riverside Correctional Facility
Kimberly Adams
December 08, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the holiday season upon us, family was the focus at a correctional facility for women in the Holmesburg section of the city. And to no one’s surprise it was a day packed with an abundance of emotion. "It feels so good. I'm so happy today," said 27-year-old...
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Dan Wing
December 08, 2018 - 9:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the 119th time, Army and Navy will do battle in a game of football later this afternoon. The game at Lincoln Financial Field kicks off at 3 p.m., but tailgaters will be there closer to sunrise. One tailgate will get started before the game, and won't end till...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week, a City Council committee advanced a bill selling off the old Provident Insurance building at 46th and Market streets — but that doesn't mean they were happy about it. The building was supposed to become the new Philadelphia Police headquarters until the...
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A rendering of the renovations set for 30th Street Station.
SEPTA
Paul Kurtz
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is celebrating being awarded a $15 million federal grant for improvements and renovations to 30th Street Station. SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel said this grant, along with additional funding, will allow construction to begin next year on a number of 30th...
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An exhibitor offers Japanese blended whisky for tasting during the 2016 Zagreb Whisky Fair in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, Feb. 26, 2016.
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John McDevitt
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may not associate whiskey with Japan, but Japanese whisky is a very popular libation worldwide, including the Philadelphia region. Tuna Bar in Old City offers a variation of the whiskey. Unfortunately, there's a shortage of the drink. Manufacturers can't make it...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An unusual vote in this week's City Council session surrounding a bill aimed at Big Pharma's role in the opioid crisis revealed a rift among the normally unified Democrats on council. The bill would require drug sales reps to register with the city, wear ID when...
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Capogiro
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Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The popular gelato store Capogiro Gelato, which received worldwide accolades and was part of the Midtown Village renaissance, will be closing all its stores midnight on Sunday. The news of the closures came Friday morning. With a heavy heart we say goodbye to the...
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Church Theft
Courtesy of Eric Terry
Andrew Kramer
December 07, 2018 - 9:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) --Authorities are investigating the theft of two large stained glass windows from a church in North Philadelphia. It happened early Sunday morning at Unity Mission Church along the 1500 block of N. 16th Street. "I was shocked," said Eric Terry, who supervises and...
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New Phillies Logo
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 07, 2018 - 7:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Philadelphia Phillies are going to have a new look this season. The Majestic Clubhouse Store located inside Citizens Bank Park tweeted out Friday a quick video of the new logo. ???? #Phillies new logo ???? Men’s and ladies tees featuring the new Phils’ primary...
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