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Kim Glovas
August 28, 2019 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another suitor has emerged as the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery winds it's way through bankruptcy proceedings. Phil Rinaldi, who originally formed PES in 2012 then retired in 2017, says a combination of local and nationally elected officials and union members...
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Church fire chars roof
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Tim Jimenez
August 28, 2019 - 9:44 am
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As fire officials continue work to find out how the three-alarm fire at a West Philly church started Tuesday afternoon, the church's pastor promises to rebuild. At the Greater Bible Way Temple at 52nd and Warren streets early Wednesday morning, all that's left is...
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Marriott bans little shampoo bottles
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Mike DeNardo
August 28, 2019 - 8:24 am
(Associated Press) — It could be lights out for tiny toiletries. Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger...
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Penn Book Center
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Paul Kurtz
August 27, 2019 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn Book Center co-owner Michael Row said he and his wife, Ashley Montague, were about to become two more victims of Amazon. "Amazon is selling a lot of the course materials at less than we can get them from the publisher," Row said. "And free shipping." They...
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a long, hectic week, to say the least, for Philadelphia's first female police commissioner. After the sudden resignation of Richard Ross last week, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter has been fielding phone calls from District Attorney Larry Krasner, U.S...
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Meek Mill addresses his supporters outside the Criminal Justice Center after negotiating a plea agreement in his 12-year-old court battle.
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KYW Staff
August 27, 2019 - 7:37 am
UPDATED: 11:20 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill is a free man, after negotiating a plea deal with the city's district attorney and resolving a case that's kept him on probation for most of his adult life. Dressed in a green graphic button-down shirt, Mill, real name Robert Rihmeek...
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Symphony for a Broken Orchestra
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Mike DeNardo
August 26, 2019 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sandpaper. Glue. Tightening tools. For music teachers like Mike Huff, these repairing utensils are a godsend. "I was using paper clips to tighten up chin rests before," he said. "Now, I have this little tool." About 70 itinerant teachers in Philadelphia like Huff...
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The video of the bloody aftermath of a West Philadelphia drive-by that showed bystanders scrambling to help got tens of thousands of views online. But it begged the question: what would you do to help someone who just got shot?
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
August 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A video of the bloody aftermath of a West Philadelphia drive-by shooting, showing bystanders scrambling to help, got tens of thousands of views online. And it raised a question: What could you do to help someone who just got shot? The video from Aug. 16 is graphic and...
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Diner en Blanc 2019
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Andrew Kramer
August 23, 2019 - 6:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Normally you see people jogging or biking along Kelly Drive. But Thursday night, part of it was shut down for dinner — Diner en Blanc, that is — which started during the evening rush. Boathouse Row was this year's secret spot. "The location is beautiful," said Leah...
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A few dozen demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to protest the conditions and lack of staff and funding at ACCT.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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