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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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Workforce Chefs
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Pat Loeb
March 27, 2018 - 2:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- When the Phillies open at home on April 5, a new crop of chefs will be doing the catering at Citizens Bank Park. They're graduates of a program that's a model for the new citywide workforce development strategy, unveiled last month. "The UNITE HERE Philadelphia...
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temple_stadium_protest
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Cherri Gregg
March 26, 2018 - 7:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Elderly and disabled residents who live in and around the site for the proposed Temple University football stadium held a press conference Monday. They want their councilman and the university to nix the plans for the facility once and for all. "We're the voters, we'...
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career wardrobe
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Shara Dae Howard
March 26, 2018 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Woman seeking employment in the Philadelphia area were treated to a day of empowerment, a Wharton education and even a wardrobe lift on Monday to help them leave a good impression at their next job interview. “[We] talk about how to stay motivated and empowered in...
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Mayor Kenney / Dwight Evans
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Pat Loeb
March 26, 2018 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has endorsed Congressman Dwight Evans for re-election. Congressman Evans is in a new district, one that now envelops part of what used to be the First District, where half a dozen candidates had planned to run for the seat being vacated...
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