Bullying

Aaron Nola delivers the message: "Shred Hate, Choose Kindness."
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January 23, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids at a Juniata elementary school heard a big-league anti-bullying message Wednesday morning — from a real big-leaguer. The auditorium at Hopkinson Elementary erupted as Phillies ace and Cy Young Award candidate Aaron Nola entered. Instead of fastballs, he delivered...
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Cherri Gregg
November 21, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The 13-year-old Wynnefield girl whose hair was set on fire by a classmate is doing well. There's been an outpouring of support. There's been an outpouring of support for Neveah Robinson. Five weeks ago, she was standing at a SEPTA stop just blocks from the Samuel...
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A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech.
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November 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech. School districts across the country have implemented anti-bullying laws to prevent the kind of...
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LGBTQ youth are at a higher risk of being bullied than their heterosexual counterparts.
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Shara Dae Howard
October 29, 2018 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — LGBTQ youth are at a higher risk of being bullied than their heterosexual counterparts. As one staff member at a local youth center told KYW Newsradio, he says he especially understands the youth walking through his office doors. Donald Jackson with the Attic Youth...
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Neveah Robinson
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Mike Dougherty
October 24, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A 13-year-old girl has returned to school after a classmate set her hair on fire in Wynnefield. Philadelphia police wanted to recognize her bravery and showed up at school on Wednesday with flowers and balloons. Neveah Robinson wasn't going to let the bully win. "...
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Cherri Gregg
October 23, 2018 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged bullying incident that left an eighth grade student with first-degree burns to her scalp after she says another student set her hair on fire. Neveah Robinson, 13, has been nursing burns to her scalp a week after she...
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Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, as she is crowned by last year's winner Cara Mund, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J.
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September 10, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hours after a new Miss America was crowned, the Miss America Organization released a report Monday denying the outgoing one had been bullied by pageant leaders including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. The lawyer for former Miss America Cara Mund called the report,...
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In this picture taken Sunday, June 24, 2018, Andrei, who uses the stage name Star Vasha, applies make up before performing at a gay club during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
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June 29, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While World Cup fans pack the St. Petersburg Stadium fantasizing of soccer victory, Pyotr Voskresensky and fellow gay rights activists follow the matches in a quiet gallery across town decorated with beanbags and astroturf. They...
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Bullying
May 11, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The impact of bullying on teenagers cannot be talked about enough. Bullying during these formative years can lead to anxiety and have a dramatic impact on young adults...
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