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June 28, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. N.J
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David Madden
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Profits were down in 2018 for casinos down the shore, according to the latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. But one analyst looks at the numbers and believes the news is far from all negative. There were concerns when Hard Rock and...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The first round of campaign finance reports for Philadelphia's May primary were due last week and they showed a wide gap between candidates for city offices. Some candidates expect to benefit from PAC money, even if it's not contributed directly to them. Incumbent...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 13, 2019 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of children got into the Easter spirit Saturday with a egg hunt in South Philadelphia. The East Passyunk Avenue Business District hosted their annual Easter egg hunt at the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center. "People are just running wild, grabbing eggs,...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 13, 2019 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Cherry blossoms were celebrated this weekend at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania. "We are celebrating spring and the blossoming trees with our Cherry Blossom Days," said events coordinator for public programs, Michelle Connors. "We always welcome...
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Jalen Mills
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April 13, 2019 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight outside a nightclub, Washington police said Saturday. #BREAKING : Police tells us #Eagles CB Jalen Mills was arrested early this morning in DC after...
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Record Store Day
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
April 13, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Record stores throughout Philadelphia were noticeably extra busy on Saturday. There was a line out the door to start the day at Creep Records at the Piazza and a steady flow of music lovers in and out all day long after. Why the extra crowds? It was Record Store Day...
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GLSEN Philly
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
April 13, 2019 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A major step to make sure schools in Philadelphia are LGBTQ-inclusive has arrived. The education organization GLSEN officially launched GLSEN Philly on Friday. "GLSEN Philly aims to support all LGBTQ students to ensure they are receiving the support they need to...
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Retired Philly Police K-9 Thor
Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Sgt. Alvin Outlaw
John McDevitt
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A retired Philadelphia Police K-9 officer with paralyzed rear legs gets some help from a Hollywood actor. Eight-year-old Thor is a retired Philadelphia Police K-9 narcotics officer, but more recently the German Shepard lost function of his hind legs. "When he runs to...
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Pat Loeb
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is accepting applications from community groups to run violence prevention programs in their neighborhoods. It's part of the effort to reduce the escalating rate of gun crimes. “The city can't do this work alone,” said Theron Pride the city's...
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Paul Kurtz
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An arts blogger who launched a one-man crusade against Center City District's plan to build a Starbucks kiosk in Dilworth Plaza has settled his differences with the non-profit. Conrad Benner had collected more than 8,000 signatures on a petition opposing the kiosk...
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