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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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The "Queer Eye" cast
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Rachel Kurland
April 09, 2019 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Fab Five are coming to Philly. Can you believe? The hit Netflix show "Queer Eye" is reportedly filming its next season in Philadelphia and the surrounding burbs. According to a flyer posted on Reddit , the series is casting for the upcoming season, allegedly...
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Virginia Cavaliers guard De'Andre Hunter (12) cuts down the net after beating the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the championship game of the 2019 men's Final Four at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA men's basketball title game was an overtime thriller Monday night. The University of Virginia is now home to the national champs, and a player who calls Philly home had a lot to do with it. The clock was winding down. The game was on the line. Virginia needed...
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Courtesy of the Philadelphia Fire Department twitter
April 07, 2019 - 9:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Crews are on the scene as a fire in the Port Richmond section of the city reaches four alarms. In #PortRichmond in the area Aramingo Ave and Wheatsheaf Ln @PhillyFireDept are operating at a 2-alarm warehouse fire pic.twitter.com/SNzhfvGR3L — Traffic on the Twos (@...
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April 07, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For once, the Philadelphia Phillies relied on strong pitching to win a game. Rhys Hoskins hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw seven sharp innings and the Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday. RT if you love @rhyshoskins . pic.twitter.com/xRGj4zocmc — Philadelphia...
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Pat Loeb
April 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alain Locke School fifth-grader Armani was excited last week to learn her after-school program would be getting some high profile visitors. Mayor Jim Kenney and schools Superintendent William Hite had chosen the West Philadelphia school for an announcement about...
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Hepatitis A
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April 06, 2019 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Health officials are warning customers of a South Philadelphia supermarket about possible exposure to hepatitis A. The Philadelphia Health Department recently confirmed that an employee at the Acme on the 1400 block of East Passyunk Avenue has acute hepatitis A...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 05, 2019 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Free Library of Philadelphia is getting ready to unveil three huge new spaces for public use at their Parkway Central branch. In order to make room for the new modern spaces, the Free Library says about 800,000 books had to be relocated to a storage facility. “...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, tries to drive past Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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April 05, 2019 - 6:51 am
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night as the Bucks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek (93), of Czech Republic, skates by St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (4(), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in St. Louis.
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April 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
By Steve Overbey, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo isn't quite sure how the St. Louis Blues turned their season around. But the veteran defenseman couldn't help but grin Thursday night after his team used five first-period goals on the way to a 7-3 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers...
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