Carson Wentz
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Ed Benkin
June 11, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All things considered, Carson Wentz would rather be in Philadelphia. With plenty of time to spare before the expiration of his contract, Wentz decided to officially make a long-term commitment to the Eagles. The quarterback signed a contract extension that will keep...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
April 03, 2019 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 17-hour negotiation session between the Community College of Philadelphia and the teachers union ended without a deal overnight. Talks are set to pick up again Wednesday morning, and classes are still in session. Union official, college administrators and a mediator...
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The Community College of Philadelphia.
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Justin Udo
March 27, 2019 - 7:09 pm
UPDATED: 10.11 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Faculty and staff members at Community College of Philadelphia voted on Wednesday evening to go on strike in April if they can't agree on a new contract with the school. "We don't work here to get rich, but we simply can't afford to go backwards,"...
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SEPTA transit police union have called a strike.
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Justin Udo
March 12, 2019 - 8:29 pm
UPDATED: 10:14 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA Transit Police are returning to work following a nearly weeklong strike, and SEPTA police supervisors and other police departments took over for Transit Police while they were out. The Fraternal Order of Transit Police and SEPTA officials...
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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, in Washington.
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March 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract. According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an...
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Bryce Harper
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February 28, 2019 - 3:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio) — The Phillies have reportedly signed Bryce Harper, the biggest free agent signing in the history of the franchise, and possibly the biggest Philadelphia sports acquisition in three decades, according to Jon Heyman. Breaking: Bryce to the Phillies — Jon Heyman (@...
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Community College of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
February 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The faculty at Community College of Philadelphia have moved a step closer to a strike. Members of the faculty union at CCP have overwhelmingly voted to authorize their leadership to call for a strike vote, says union co-president Junior Brainard. "We do hope to be...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
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Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are making sure their best pitcher is here for the long haul. The team announced on Wednesday it had agreed on a four-year contract extension with right-hander Aaron Nola. The deal includes a club option for the 2023 season. ESPN reports the value of the...
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Jan 6, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (88) celebrates with teammates including Nick Foles (9) and Brandon Brooks (79) after scoring a touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the second half of a NFC Wild Card playoff f
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February 05, 2019 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Eagles notified Nick Foles on Tuesday evening that they will pick up their end of the mutual option in his contract for the 2019 season, per an ESPN report. It didn't take long for Foles to respond. Per ESPN, Foles has already informed the Eagles he will buy...
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Steve Tawa
January 28, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of a Camden County electrical contracting company has pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia, in what has been a long-running federal probe into a powerful local union leader. He has long-time ties to John Dougherty, the head of Local 98 of the...
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