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John McDevitt
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Delaware County animal shelter has come up with a fun way to introduce the public to cats that are up for adoption, as well as a fundraiser for its life saving mission. It's called Cinco de Meow, a play on Cinco de Mayo. The event is actually on May 4 at the...
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Spring Cleanup
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John McDevitt
April 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Volunteers are needed to help clean up Darby Creek near the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum later this month. All ages are welcome to pick up trash in and around the Darby Creek portion of the John Heinz National Wildlife Refugee on April 23, near...
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Schuylkill Yards
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John McDevitt
March 30, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A park across the street from 30th Street Station is in the final stage of construction and will soon open to the public. A crane hoisted 25-foot Dawn Redwood trees from a truck to various sections of Drexel Square Park. They will form a perimeter for the 1.3 acre...
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Humanity Collegiate Challenge
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John McDevitt
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While many are spending their spring break soaking up some sun, others are volunteering to make a difference for families in need. About 10 students from Assumption College in Western Massachusetts were gutting a two-story, three bedroom twin home in Norristown,...
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Interflora World Cup
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John McDevitt
March 02, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's being called the Olympics of floral design. A world competition is going on this weekend at 190th Philadelphia Flower Show. There were people draped in flags of their countries and people cheering on the 23 competitors each from a different country in the...
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IRS SCam
John McDevitt
February 23, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. "Don't fall for it!" That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about...
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Pet Adoption
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John McDevitt
February 09, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a matter of life or death. Dogs at a city animal intake shelter are at risk of being put down because there is no room in the kennels. To prevent this, dog adoption fees are being waved this weekend. ACCT, or the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, has...
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Stranded Driver
John McDevitt
January 18, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the upcoming winter storm, AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging drivers to be prepared in the event you are stranded. Kathleen Miller with AAA says so one ever plans on getting stranded. "And so AAA encourages anyone with a car battery more than three years old to get it...
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Bucks County Playhouse
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John McDevitt
January 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Back in the day the Bucks County Playhouse was known for its acting apprenticeship program. Entertainers like Grace Kelly and Rob Reiner got their start at the Playhouse. Well, the program is back and auditions are being held later this week. The Bucks County...
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Fried Chicken
John McDevitt
January 12, 2019 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Restaurants throughout the country are starting to offer free food and discounts to furloughed government workers, including in the Philadelphia region. And comfort food is on the menu. The owners of the Pineville Fishtown and The Pineville Tavern in Pineville, Bucks...
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