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Call it a sign of the times: Philadelphia City Hall now has an X-ray machine and metal detector at the entrance. They went in over the holidays, but they'll get their first real test, this week, when city council gets back in session.
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Call it a sign of the times: Philadelphia City Hall now has an X-ray machine and metal detector at the entrance. They went in over the holidays, but they'll get their first real test this week when city council gets back in session. City spokesman Mike Dunn says the...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Atlanta woman had a beef with the police department of the adjacent town of Statham, where her partner had been — in her opinion — falsely arrested for disorderly conduct after cursing out a police officer. The charges...
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Lauren Lipton
December 16, 2018 - 4:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Right across from the Christmas Village is the Made in Philadelphia holiday market and it's one of the many attractions that bring people into the city at this time of year. "The restaurants, the atmosphere, the people, it's just a great time of year to be here,"...
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Pat Loeb
December 12, 2018 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More than a hundred Friends of the Philadelphia Free Library marched to the mayor's office, Wednesday, to demand more funding for libraries throughout the city. Anilda Davila is a retired teacher who spends a lot of time at the Lillian Marrero Library, in Kensington...
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Pat Loeb
December 12, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's pollution problem got scrutiny, Wednesday, at a city council hearing on environmental justice. Health officials report improvement, but advocates want more done. The air in Philadelphia is better than it was 25 years ago, according to Health...
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Pat Loeb
November 29, 2018 - 6:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It looks like the city is finally going to unload a large West Philadelphia property, 1 1/2 years after it decided not to put a new police department headquarters there. A bill was introduced to city council on Thursday that would clear the way for the sale. The city...
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From Mayor Jim Kenney to the Flyers' mascot Gritty, Philadelphians of all walks of life come together for the city's annual Christmas tree lighting.
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Justin Udo
November 28, 2018 - 9:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From Mayor Jim Kenney to the Flyers' mascot Gritty, Philadelphians of all walks of life come together for the city's annual Christmas tree lighting. The Christmas tree lighting at City Hall was a totally new experience for South Carolina native Mara Cowen, who...
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Andrew Kramer
November 26, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City is going to have an extra glow to it this holiday season thanks to a new attraction that was unveiled Monday night at Christmas Village. "We just lit up 'The Present' in LOVE Park which is a 27-foot sculpture of a present," said Philadelphia Parks &...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 10, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It might not yet be winter, but folks have started ice skating at City Hall. The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at City Hall has officially opened for the season and it had already attracted a lot of skaters on its first day. "It's making me feel like the season is...
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Philly is unveiling Holiday Festival details.
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Pat Loeb
November 09, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Philadelphia officials are getting ready for the annual Holiday Fest . They announced some of the free family activities at a Friday news conference in City Hall. City Rep Sheila Hess and Visit Philly chief Jeff Guaracino gave a...
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