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Grenfell Tower fire
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Steve Tawa
June 11, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the flames quickly raced up the exterior of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in June 2017, a lawsuit claims the sparks began in Pennsylvania. Two Pennsylvania-based companies have been blamed for the deadly London fire, which killed 72 people and injured 177 others...
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Construction is underway on a new, larger facility for a job training program run by Philabundance.
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2019 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction is underway on a new, larger facility for a job training program run by Philabundance. Jose Vargas of Olney was forced into a career change in 2003 when he broke his arm and couldn't work as a delivery driver. "I had to reevaluate my whole career as a...
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Philadelphia City Council Thursday could decide the fate of a historic church in Fishtown, and neighbors have some ideas about what they'd like to see happen.
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Mike Dougherty
March 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
UPDATED: March 7, 9:40 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council Thursday could decide the fate of a historic church in Fishtown, and neighbors have some ideas about what they'd like to see happen. Steel fencing surrounds St. Laurentius Church at Memphis and Berks streets. This...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 08, 2019 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are investigating after a skeleton was found in an abandoned building in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia police say skeletal remains were Tuesday afternoon in a home on North 15th Street that was being prepared to be demolished. Police are currently...
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Standing in front of photographs of mold and wild mushrooms, singers outside the apartments being built at 401 Race Street crooned, 'Baby, There's Mold Inside!"
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Mike DeNardo
December 27, 2018 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of the Philadelphia Building Trades say that shortcuts are causing mold issues at an Old City apartment building under construction. Standing in front of photographs of mold and wild mushrooms, singers outside the apartments being built at 401 Race Street...
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An artist's rendering of the new Faith and Liberty Discovery Center set to open at Fifth and Market streets on Independence Mall in November 2020.
Courtesy of American Bible Society
Mark Abrams
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Bible Society has begun construction on a $60 million museum that, when completed in the fall of 2020, will offer visitors a state-of-the art interactive experience exploring the role of faith in the foundation of America. Pat Murdock is the managing...
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