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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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Kimberly Adams
October 20, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hundreds got a taste of what the City of Brotherly Love has to offer at the annual Made in Philadelphia Fall Market, in Dilworth Park "Tastes like you're in heaven, they'll take to heaven," said Pam Thornton, owner of Poundcake Heaven. Her family recipe was selling...
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City Hall celebrated love Thursday with a handful of LGBTQ marriages and vow renewals led by Mayor Jim Kenney.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Hall celebrated love Thursday with a handful of LGBTQ marriages and vow renewals led by Mayor Jim Kenney. Mark Jerde and Neal Orzeck celebrated National Coming Out Day with a 10-year marriage vow renewal officiated by Judges Ann M. Butchart, Daniel J. Anders and...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
October 10, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Safety first." That's the theme of the Kenney administration's plan for addressing transportation issues in Philadelphia, released Wednesday. The plan lays out improvements the city hopes to make over the next seven years. Everyone complains about traffic, but it...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
September 27, 2018 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Winter is on its way, and Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown's annual Knit In provides hundreds of winter essentials to the youth in Philadelphia's homeless shelters. City Hall was filled with laughter and cheer Thursday as more than 100 people dedicated their day...
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A house with a Puerto Rican flag Puerto Rico.
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Pat Loeb
September 24, 2018 - 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The annual ceremony of the raising of the Puerto Rican flag at Philadelphia City Hall seemed more somber than festive Monday, as the aftermath of Hurricane Maria still looms over the island a year later. The flag-raising featured the usual pomp and ceremony, but this...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
September 20, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke introduced a bill on Thursday that would ask voters to establish a new category of public safety officers — more than crossing guards but not quite police officers. The police union is already opposing the idea. Even...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet.
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Justin Udo
September 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet. Orchestra CEO Matías Tarnopolsky said for their fourth annual Audience Appreciation Day, they're presenting 30 free concerts throughout the city all in...
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Hadas Kuznits
September 15, 2018 - 7:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's City Hall is the new temporary home to a statue calling for the end of gun violence in schools. Julia Spore, founder of the Philadelphia Students Demand Action event, was outside City Hall Saturday talking about the statue, "The Last Lockdown." "The...
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This March 2, 2018 file photo shows a statue that depicts a Native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy and Catholic missionary in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
September 13, 2018 - 12:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco board has voted unanimously to remove a 19th century statue that activists say is racist and demeaning to indigenous people. The unanimous decision Wednesday night by the San Francisco Board of Appeals involves the "Early Days" statue, which depicts a Native...
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