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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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The Philadelphia municipal ID is now available. Residents who've had trouble getting other kinds of government-issued identification can get a city ID card at the 311 walk-in center in City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
April 04, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia municipal ID is now available for residents who've had trouble getting other kinds of government-issued identification. "This was a big deal, this was a really big deal for me," said Lloyd Bailey, who was one of the first people to get a Philadelphia...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, celebrates his RBI hit while on second base with Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Washington.
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April 03, 2019 - 6:54 am
By David Guinsburg, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Showered by raindrops and jeers for much of the game, Bryce Harper put a bat-flipping, celebratory finish on his memorable return to Washington. Harper crushed a long home run in his final at-bat, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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April 02, 2019 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has posted a "Thank you" message to Nationals fans and the city of Washington on Instagram, hours before he plays his first game against his former team. If you would have told me 5 years ago I would be walking into Nationals Park as an opposing player, I would’ve...
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2019 - 6:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Twitter account of Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted, then deleted, an apparent jab at Bryce Harper on Monday, the day before his first visit to the Nationals in a Phillies uniform. The post showed a photoshopped image of Harper's face on Benedict...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) drives against Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, April 1, 2019.
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April 02, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Dave Jackson, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — With the Dallas Mavericks leading comfortably in the fourth quarter, their fans wanted Dirk Nowitzki on the court one more time, chanting, "We want Dirk! We want Dirk!" Nowitzki stayed on the bench, but that was the only disappointment Mavs fans...
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