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January 17, 2019 - 10:03 am
By Shelby Copeland (CNN) — How can you help a friend who's going through a tough time? Offer to buy the next round of drinks, of course. Now, you can do the same for federal employees forced to work — or not work — without pay during the partial government shutdown. Pay it Furloughed is a...
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Students read at the re-opened library at Bache-Martin Elementary in Fairmount.
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Mike DeNardo
January 14, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a snip from a pair of oversized scissors, the ribbon was cut ceremonially on Monday morning, reopening the library at Bache-Martin Elementary in Fairmount. With a snip, the crowdfunded library at Bache-Martin Elementary School is ceremonially reopened. pic...
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In this image from video posted on YouTube on Aug 11, 2018, Michelle Drapeau, a stomach cancer patient in West Palm Beach, Fla., speaks about her condition.
Courtesy Michelle Drapeau via AP)
October 23, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions...
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Flashpoint
September 15, 2018 - 11:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about a viral GoFundMe campaign gone wrong. It all began last year when Johnny Bobbitt, a homeless veteran gave $20 to a stranded Katie McClure. To return the...
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