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Hadas Kuznits
March 23, 2019 - 8:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- This is opening weekend for Philadelphia's seasonal Shofuso Japanese House and Garden. James Webster, the interim site manager, says this home and garden is an example of a wealthy Japanese residence from the 17th Century "It was a gift from the Japanese government...
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John McDevitt
March 23, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - As cases of the mumps have grown to nearly 100 likely cases, Temple University announces they will be offering free vaccines to students, faculty and staff this week. Free MMR -- aka measles, mumps, and rubella -- vaccines will be administered in the Great Court, at...
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Mar 23, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) passes the puck as New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) defends during the first period at Wells Fargo Center.
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March 23, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Bailey scored twice 1:23 apart in the third period, stopping a 12-game drought, and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Saturday. Nick Leddy and Brock Nelson also scored for New York, which had dropped two in a row and three of four overall. Robin...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new business catering to the needs of families, particularly moms and children, opens in Brewerytown next month. Kith + Kin co-owner Eden Coffey describes her new business as a gathering space. "We started talking about, 'There should be a space in our neighborhood...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a teenager was killed after he was hit by a train in Philadelphia's Olney neighborhood. According to police two teenagers were crossing train tracks, not far from SEPTA's Olney Station, around 6:30 Friday night. That's when Philadelphia Police Chief...
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John McDevitt
March 22, 2019 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra are participating in an education program this week where their music and message is being brought into the city's schools and neighborhoods. Members of the orchestra performed for visually and hearing impaired students at the...
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Mike DeNardo
March 22, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The replica Liberty Bell that stood atop Veterans Stadium is back and was installed Thursday at the Phillies' ballpark. The bell is back, but where's it been? The Liberty Bell that was high above center field atop the Veterans Stadium catwalk was taken down just...
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A new probation and parole policy in Philadelphia limits the time officers will supervise ex-offenders after they leave prison.
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Kristen Johanson
March 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new probation and parole policy in Philadelphia limits the time officers will supervise ex-offenders after they leave prison. Under the new policy, city prosecutors will ask judges to set the probation terms for no more than a year for misdemeanors and no more than...
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Pat Loeb
March 21, 2019 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council President Darrell Clarke's opponent in the May primary appeared in Council Chambers Thursday, shouting and visibly upset after her challenge to Clarke's nominating papers was withdrawn. "I'm challenging you because you're challenging me. Tit for tat. Hi...
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1,200 pounds of cocaine was seized at the Port of Philadelphia, valued at $38 million.
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Paul Kurtz
March 21, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is leading the investigation into this week's big cocaine discovery at the Port of Philadelphia. At the U.S. Custom House in Old City, Philadelphia, on Thursday, law enforcement officials had stacked 450 bricks of cocaine...
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