Made in America

Philadelphia rapper Freeway at the Art Museum.
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Flashpoint
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia rapper Freeway received a kidney transplant a few months back after enduring dialysis for several years. In an exclusive interview with KYW Newsradio, he discusses his journey and his new found advocacy.
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Kristen Johanson
September 02, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The bands are packed up and the musicians are back on the road, after thousands descended to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the Made in America concert. The cleanup to restore normalcy to the area had teams working around-the-clock.
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Chaddsford Winery Labor Day Jazz Festival
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Holli Stephens
August 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Labor Day usually means everyone floods the Jersey shore for one last hurrah, but there's plenty to do in the city and surrounding suburbs. From food festivals and concerts, we've got you covered. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
August 29, 2019 - 6:18 pm
A Philadelphia boutique known for high-end clothing is making sure hundreds of students are going back to school in style.
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Cardi B and Travis Scott
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Rachel Kurland
April 02, 2019 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Made in America festival is making moves past last year's blunder that nearly ended the concert in Philly altogether. On Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, Travis Scott and Cardi B will headline MIA along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The eighth annual event will also feature...
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2019 Mummers Parade
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Outrage over a Mummers Parade skit featuring a caricature of Jay-Z walking a mummer dressed as Mayor Jim Kenney on all fours continues, even though the mummers got approval from the city. The skit featured a dark-skinned, gold-chained wearing mummer with the word "Jay...
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Clean-up crews try to put the Benjamin Franklin Parkway back in order after Made in American 2018.
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Kristen Johanson
September 03, 2018 - 12:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two-day music festival Made In America, featuring Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj, has wrapped, and now the cleanup begins. As crews pull down barriers and fencing along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, trash trucks and city sweepers roam the streets...
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Made in America festival 2018
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
September 02, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Music lovers have taken over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway again Sunday, with tens of thousands of them filtering throughout the weekend for the annual Made in America festival . But not everyone is enjoying those massive crowds. Standing outside St. Francis Xavier...
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Made in America
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Dan Wing
September 01, 2018 - 11:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's going to be a busy weekend for the Philadelphia Police Department as Made in America takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Officers are asking everyone to do their part to keep the event safe and fun. Police officials say they have been working with a number...
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Made in America festival preparations are underway.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is buzzing as final preparations are underway for this weekend's Made In America festival. Hundreds of workers are setting up five stages, which will soon be jam-packed with performances by Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Meek...
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