Kendra Brooks

It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue.
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia's mayor and city council will be sworn into office Monday in a traditional ceremony at a new location.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
2020 promises to be an active year at Philadelphia City Hall, with a new City Council, a new police commissioner and new initiatives aimed at curbing gun violence. The news, of course, is impossible to predict, but ongoing stories are sure to develop in new ways this year. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes the ACLU's Liz Randol, attorney Michael Coard, and advocates Jennifer Storm and LaQuisha Anthony
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Flashpoint
November 10, 2019 - 9:05 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the Marsy's Law amendment to the Pennsylvania constitution.
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Working Families Party's Kendra Brooks.
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Cherri Gregg
November 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
A single mother of five made history on Election Day becoming the first third-party candidate to snag an at-large seat on Philadelphia City Council since the city create the minority party system. Read more here.
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Kendra Brooks at her election watch party.
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Justin Udo
November 06, 2019 - 12:21 am
Tuesday was a historic night in Philadelphia as a third-party candidate won a seat on Philadelphia City Council. Read more here.
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Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans.
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Pat Loeb
November 04, 2019 - 7:05 am
With Philadelphia's lopsided voter registration tilted toward the Democratic Party, most city office elections are decided in the primary. But the City Council-at-large race always stays interesting to the end and, this year, there's an extra twist. It's the most hotly contested race on Tuesday's...
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Pat Loeb
August 26, 2019 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym has endorsed a third-party candidate for Council-at-large — the same office she is seeking as a Democrat — which has angered the Democratic Party chair. There are seven Council-at-large seats. Each party can nominate five...
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Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans.
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Pat Loeb
July 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two new candidates joined the race for Philadelphia City Council-at-large Wednesday. They're backed by the Working Families Party, and they're targeting seats traditionally held by Republicans. Kendra Brooks and Nic O'Rourke filed twice the number of signatures needed...
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Guests include Lee Whack, spokesman for the school district; Jerry Roseman, director at the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers; Lisa Haver, co-founder of Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools; and Kendra Brooks, coordinator of Our City, Our Schools.
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Flashpoint
August 12, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the recent renewed effort to fix Philadelphia's toxic schools. Philadelphia has more than 300 school facilities and with an average age of 70 years, and many...
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