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Flashpoint
January 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of false allegations of blackface against the Mummers. It's been over a week since protesters gathered outside of City Hall calling for an end...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brown's Superstores recently announced it would be closing its Overbrook ShopRite, blaming the city's soda tax. In response, Mayor Jim Kenney had strong words for the company's CEO. Jeff Brown fires back on this weekend's Flashpoint. When Brown's Superstores CEO Jeff...
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The annual Mummers Parade is in full swing on a surprisingly warm but windy New Year's Day.
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Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of the Philadelphia Mummers met with representatives from the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. The gathering is in follow-up to allegations of blackface that turned out to be false, and both sides hope to move forward. "Overall, I think it was a very...
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Flashpoint
January 05, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about lessons learned in the aftermath of Philadelphia losing the Amazon HQ bid. What does Crystal City, VA and Long Island, NY have that Philadelphia does not?...
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Flashpoint
December 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg takes a look back at some of the most talked about segments of Flashpoint. For our debate segment, we discuss the controversy over a perceived double standard when it comes to policing fans...
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Stephanie Humphrey and LiRon Anderson-Bell discuss ‘how tos’ when it comes to cleaning up your social media past.
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Flashpoint
December 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about your social media posts. The end of the year is the perfect time to do an audit of your old Tweets, Facebook and Instagram posts. America saw firsthand when actor-comedian Kevin Hart opted...
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(L) Terrance Jones, (C) Elmer Daniels and (R) Emeke Igwe
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Flashpoint
December 18, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Wilmington man who spent nearly 40 years behind bars for rape that he did not commit is now free and will address the press later today. A Delaware Court dismissed his indictment after overwhelming evidence proved that he was not the culprit. "Mr. Daniels is a...
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Flashpoint
December 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint, host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about what it takes to get through the holidays when you have loved ones in recovery for opioid addiction. Statistics show overdoses and suicides increase during...
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Flashpoint
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the Me Too Movement. Recently, Me Too creator Tarana Burke released a TedX Talk saying the movement is sometimes "unrecognizable." Originally created a...
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Cherri Gregg and Stephanie Sena.
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Flashpoint
December 02, 2018 - 9:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill supported by President Donald Trump. The proposed legislation is endorsed by both the ACLU and the FOP,...
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