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Kids practice reading to dogs at the Please Touch Museum.
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Mike Dougherty
December 03, 2019 - 6:08 pm
It's Giving Tuesday, and the Please Touch Museum hopes generosity is contagious. Read more here.
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Tyrone Jones at Philadelphia City Hall, residential placement for youth.
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Pat Loeb
November 26, 2019 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia youth are put into group homes too often, too far from home, without enough oversight and family support — that's the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by the Residential Placement Task Force. Read more here.
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Montco Sheriff's Office deputies with Camp Millie
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Jim Melwert
November 25, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies typically have to follow a no-facial hair policy, but for the last few weeks, some of them have been forgoing the razor in the name of No-Shave November and a cause close to their hearts. Read more here.
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Closeup of contact lens and solution
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Lynne Adkins
November 25, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new contact lens that will slow the progression of myopia in children.
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Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Paul Kurtz
November 15, 2019 - 11:30 am
Many children have become recent victims of violence — mainly, gun violence — in Philadelphia. Just in the past month, seven children have been murdered, and one was critically injured. Read more here.
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A bag of vegetables.
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KYW Staff
November 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
It's estimated that one in 200 children are vegetarians — that's about 300,000 children. Read more here.
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Male guards in Guanajuato, Mexico
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CNN
November 05, 2019 - 7:35 am
Relatives say at least five U.S. citizens, including four children, who live in a religious community in northern Mexico were killed in a shooting attack they suspect may have been a case of mistaken identity by drug cartel gunmen.
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Close-up view of colorful candies in paper bag
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KYW Staff
October 26, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Police in South Jersey announced a shocking discovery after a Halloween event in South Jersey. Read more here.
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Blue pumpkin bucket
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John McDevitt
October 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Not everyone will be able to say “trick or treat” on Thursday. A distinct pumpkin trend is raising awareness so everyone feels included, but some parents feel it does the opposite. Read more here.
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Lights On Afterschool
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 25, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A nationwide event that draws attention to after-school programs is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week with thousands of activities, and hundreds of Philadelphia students took part. Read more here.
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