Paul Kurtz

Hot Dog Fundraiser
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Paul Kurtz
November 22, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More than 350 students took over the Board of Education's atrium this past week for what was billed as a hot dog grillebration, a reward for their efforts in raising funds for breast cancer awareness. There wasn't much in the way of leftovers after this ravenous crew...
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PECO
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Paul Kurtz
November 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Last week's snow storm was a reminder to us that winter is coming. It was also a wake-up call for area utility companies making final preparations for the season. PECO's Kristina Pappas says it's all about being proactive. "A lot of inspections," Pappas said. "We'll...
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U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission
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Paul Kurtz
November 16, 2018 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Thirty-three members of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission were sworn in Friday in a ceremony at Independence Hall. With the formalities out of the way, the commissioners, made up of politicians, government officials and private citizens, now begin eight years of...
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 Sarah Falch and Nicole Felmeth
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Paul Kurtz
November 10, 2018 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The tolling of bells will be the centerpiece of Sunday's Veterans Day observance, which marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The national tolling of the bells, known as Bells of Peace, is meant to honor those who served in the "Great War." In...
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Paul Sulock, in a light-blue T-shirt, leaves Temple University Hospital.
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Paul Kurtz
November 08, 2018 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 4 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia police officer shot in the line of duty in Kensington Wednesday morning has been released from the hospital. Going home: wounded Philly cop Paul Sulock saluted by fellow officers as he leaves hospital. pic.twitter.com/Uo3wvcejC7 —...
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Manna Pies
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2018 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With November now upon us, the organization that spends all year feeding people with life-threatening illnesses is kicking off its annual pie-themed fundraiser. With a mayoral declaration from Mayor Jim Kenney, MANNA officially launched its all-out effort to feed as...
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Paul Kurtz
October 12, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens of best-selling authors and illustrators will be in Doylestown this weekend (Oct. 13-14) for what's expected to become annual event, the Bucks County Book Fest. Festival founder Elle Green helped grow the Texas Book Fest into a much-anticipated annual event...
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Lucien Blackwell Community Center
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Paul Kurtz
October 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- City officials and residents of the Mill Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia are celebrating the long-awaited opening of a community center and park. It took about 17 months to construct the 12,000-square-foot Lucien Blackwell Community Center at 47th and Aspen...
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Nov 8, 2016; Frendale, MI, USA; Jenna Townsend, 32, holds her daughter Isla Townsend, 1, as she fills her ballot during the 2016 United States presidential elections at Renaissance Vineyard Church.
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Paul Kurtz
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials have been notifying voters abroad about an issue that has prevented them from accessing absentee ballots. A Philadelphia-based government watchdog group is also not happy. The Pennsylvania Department of State says it was increased cyber...
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Boxing Gloves
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Paul Kurtz
September 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Coming soon to Center City: a workout facility that's designed to bring out the fighter in everyone. It's the brainchild of a former heavyweight champion's son. George Foreman III believes Philly is a perfect fit for his EverybodyFights franchise. "Philly is home of...
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