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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh
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April 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. The searches pushed the latest political scandal for Maryland's largest city to...
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City Hall
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April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council budget hearings continue this week with testimony scheduled from the Office of Homeless Services and Health Department on Tuesday and the courts and legal agencies on Wednesday. Last week's round of hearings included the first public...
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Another Starbucks controversy is brewing, but this time it's because of a kiosk being built in Dilworth Park, outside of City Hall.
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Antionette Lee
March 11, 2019 - 9:44 pm
Updated: 3/13/19 1:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Starbucks controversy is brewing and this time, it's because of a kiosk being built in Dilworth Park outside of Philadelphia City Hall. The Starbucks kiosk is being built in the southwest corner of Dilworth Park just outside of City...
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Kimberly Adams
February 24, 2019 - 4:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- He was local educator, athlete and best remembered as a civil rights activist who died fighting for change. Octavius V. Catto was remembered Sunday outside of City Hall. A gun salute then words of praise as more than 50 people stood in front of the 12 foot tall...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's mural arts program would get an important new source of funding under a bill introduced into city council this week. The bill would allow Mural Arts Philadelphia to participate in another highly esteemed public art program. Philadelphia was the first U...
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PAL Day participants take the oath of office
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Pat Loeb
February 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has a new mayor — just for the day. City Hall was taken over by teenagers participating in the Police Athletic League , or PAL, in which public officials mentor about 40 high school students. PAL students were "adopted" by an assigned senior-level...
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2019 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he's sad about the federal indictment of his childhood neighbor and political ally John Dougherty, and that neither he nor his administration is in any way involved in the charges. Kenney says he'll continue to take campaign...
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Councilman David Oh
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Hall is buzzing about the Local 98 indictment, but very few people are talking to reporters. Councilman Henon is not in his office, but his staff is handing out a statement from him that begins, "I have done nothing wrong." It goes on to defend his...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 24, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council returns from a month-long break on Thursday. They will be asked to look at neighborhood development. Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez plans to introduce two bills. One would reform the land bank that she helped create, with high hopes, in...
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