KYW In Depth

Dr. Harvey Rubin
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KYW In Depth
March 06, 2020 - 7:42 am
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Harvey Rubin has been spending most of his time lately on the coronavirus outbreak — researching, studying, speaking with colleagues, and answering questions for curious podcasters, like, "What are the odds you or I are going to get coronavirus?" On the other side...
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E-scooter
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KYW In Depth
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
Go to pretty much any big city in America and you'll see people zooming around on electric scooters. But not in Philadelphia. Or Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, or Allentown for that matter. At least, not legally. Read more here.
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Aug 28, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Phillies Phanatic entertains fans from the top of the Philadelphia Phillies dugout during the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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KYW In Depth
February 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Phillie Phanatic has held down the job of Phillies mascot for more than 40 years. But now, a feud between the design firm behind the mascot and the Phillies organization means that the future of the Phanatic in South Philadelphia is a little less clear. Read more here.
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Iowans in Philadelphia got the chance to participate in their state's caucus from a thousand miles away.
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KYW In Depth
February 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
On Monday, Iowans in Philadelphia got the chance to participate in their state's caucus from a thousand miles away. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
January 17, 2020 - 9:41 am
A century ago, Prohibition didn't keep the liquor from pouring in Philadelphia. "There was widespread lawlessness, in particular in Philadelphia, and across the country," says Annie Anderson, a historian, author, and researcher at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. This week on KYW In Depth...
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In Depth
KYW In Depth
January 10, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia's New Year's Day parade made headlines yet again after two Mummers were seen wearing blackface. Read more here.
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Heather Arias and Tracey Thomasey
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KYW In Depth
December 27, 2019 - 4:30 am
When someone is murdered in Philadelphia, families often don't know where to turn. The people at the Anti Violence Partnership of Philadelphia are there to help navigate the court system, connect grieving families with counseling, or even just provide emotional support in a court hearing. This week...
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 20, 2019 - 6:00 am
This week, Philadelphia's major broadcast, print, and digital media outlets came together in an unprecedented show of unity after certain reporters, including KYW Newsradio's own Kristen Johanson, were excluded from a press conference at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. This week's...
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
In this episode of KYW In Depth, Carol MacKenzie talks to KYW Newsradio Suburban Bureau Chief Jim Melwert about David Sheppard, who was granted clemency. But before his release, a war of words between Harrisburg and the outgoing Delaware County District Attorney gained national attention. Listen...
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 06, 2019 - 8:24 am
In the inaugural episode of the new original podcast KYW In Depth, Carol MacKenzie speaks with Rusten Johnson, whose daughter was murdered two years ago, about the impact of the justice system's long, winding road on victims' families. Listen here.
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