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Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein speaks during a press conference in front of Chabad of Poway synagogue.
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The rabbi who directs the Jewish Center at Drexel University says he wasn't surprised by the bold proclamation of his uncle Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein after being wounded in the California synagogue shooting over the weekend: "The nation of Israel is alive, and you can't...
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Pavement cracks
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lookout, potholes. Researchers at Drexel University have developed a bacteria that prevents cracks in concrete. "You can use different types of bacteria to produce bio-cement," said Christopher Sales, an environmental engineer and environmental biologist, paired up...
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last month, dozens of confirmed and suspected mumps cases have popped up at universities and schools in Philadelphia, with Temple University serving as ground zero for the flare-up. As Temple officials work to clear the viral infection from campus, a new...
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John McDevitt
March 30, 2019 - 6:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A nonprofit organization dedicated to getting girls interested in STEM careers held an event at Drexel University. The organization known as TechGirlz had Saturday’s participants not only learning to create a webpage, but also coding at the same time as girls at 15...
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Drexel junior forward Bailey Greenberg leads the team in scoring and rebounding.
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Matt Leon
March 21, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel University women's basketball team will open play in the WNIT on Friday night when the Dragons visit Harvard University out of the Ivy League. Drexel has put together a fine season with a record of 24-8, and they fell just short of winning the CAA...
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Drexel freshman point guard Camren Wynter
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Matt Leon
March 08, 2019 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel Dragons are headed to South Carolina for the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. The Dragons will be the #6 seed in the ten-team field and open up in the quarterfinals against the #3 College of Charleston on Sunday night down in North Charleston...
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The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent is closing to the public
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John McDevitt
February 27, 2019 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city-owned Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent has been closed since the summer due to low attendance and financial woes. Now, an educational institution has stepped up and proposed support. The museum, which is on Seventh Street near Market Street,...
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Andrew Kramer
February 22, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Drexel University students were distraught to learn via a letter this week that a racial slur was written on the dorm room door of an African-American student. So around 100 of those students decided to stand together against hate -- or in this case sit together --...
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Drexel head coach Denise Dillon flanked by associate head coach Amy Mallon (left) and assistant Michelle Baker (right).
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Matt Leon
February 18, 2019 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday was a big for the Drexel University women's basketball program. The Dragons went wire-to-wire in a 76-45 victory over Northeastern. The win was big because it improved Drexel to 18-5 overall this season. The Dragons are currently second in the Colonial Athletic...
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Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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