Flashpoint

Cary Conglianese and Larry Ceisler.
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Flashpoint
January 20, 2019 - 9:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history. As the country closes out a month with 800,000 workers on furlough, government employees...
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Saudia Shuler poses in front of her North Philly restaurant Country Cookin'.
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Flashpoint
January 16, 2019 - 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The North Philadelphia mother who went viral on social media for her lavish prom send-off pleaded guilty this week. Feds accused her of taking tens of thousands of dollars in disability benefits, but her lawyer says there's more to the story. Saudia Shuler, aka "Saud...
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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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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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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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Miss Bernice Jordan
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Flashpoint
November 05, 2018 - 7:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia woman who once marched on the front lines for voting rights in Alabama will be casting her ballot tomorrow, and she has an election day reminder. "He said we gon' start marching to get our right to vote, oh I was ready," said 80-year-old Bernice...
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November 04, 2018 - 8:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about how to deal with hate in the aftermath of the massacre at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Eleven people lost their lives after alleged gunman Robert...
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Jane Golden, executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia; Andrew Goodman, director of community engagement at New Kensington Community Development Corporation; and Claudia Smith Sherrod, former leader of South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S.
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Flashpoint
October 07, 2018 - 9:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the what happens when development clashes with public art. Philadelphia is home to more than 4,000 public murals that cover outdoor walls in every corner of...
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