Dr. Ayesha Imani, CEO of Sankofa Freedom Academy in Kensington, Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to reduce burnout, one Philadelphia school is moving to a four-day work week for teachers. Starting in the fall, teachers at Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School in Kensington will work a four-day week, either Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through...
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Deja Lynn Alvarez will be listed second on the May primary ballot.
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Pat Loeb
March 20, 2019 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney got a good omen for his re-election bid. He pulled the first ballot position in today's lottery for candidates in the May primary. The race where ballot position will be crucial, though, is city council at large, where 34 candidates are...
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Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars along seven blocks of Media Street in West Philadelphia.
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Steve Tawa
March 19, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars in West Philadelphia Neighborhood in what frustrated neighbors call a senseless crime. The puncture route is seven blocks of Media Street. between 54th and 61st streets. One Jeep Cherokee...
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St. Joseph's Hawks head coach Phil Martelli reacts during the second half at Mohegan Sun Arena.
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Matt Leon
March 19, 2019 - 10:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big change is in store for the Big 5 . Phil Martelli out as head coach at Saint Joseph's University. He had led the Hawks for 24 seasons, winning 444 games. He took Saint Joseph's to a No. 1 seed in the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament back in 2004. The last three...
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Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) runs to third base after hitting a triple against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
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March 19, 2019 - 10:40 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (94WIP) — Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are finalizing a record breaking 12-year deal worth $430 million, according to Jeff Passan. There are reportedly no opt-outs in the contract. BREAKING: Star center fielder Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are...
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Dan Wing
March 19, 2019 - 8:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are trying to figure out why 23-year-old Eric Perry was gunned down early Monday morning. It may have been a case of mistaken identity. Perry was shot and killed as he returned home in the city's Logan section after meeting a friend at a nearby bar...
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A water main break led to water shooting into the sky and dozens of homes losing service.
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Tim Jimenez
March 18, 2019 - 6:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A water main break caused water to shoot skyward three stories high and dozens of homes to lose service. A water main break leads to this geyser on Godfrey Ave in the Crescentville section of Philly. @KYWNewsradio — Tim Jimenez (@TimJRadio)...
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Mark Abrams
March 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- "Teach Music Week" is being observed this week in the greater Philadelphia area. Vincent James, president of the Delaware County-based organization Keep Music Alive, says it's more than just young people in the schools that they're trying to reach. "Our mission is to...
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Mar 17, 2019; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier (14) celebrates after scoring the game winning goal with defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (53) against the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime at PPG PAINTS Arena. Philadelphia won 2-1
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March 18, 2019 - 12:14 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clock ticking down on both the game and in some ways their season, the Philadelphia Flyers summoned some more late magic to stun the Pittsburgh Penguins yet again. James van Riemsdyk scored with 18 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Sean Couturier finished off a...
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Mar 17, 2019; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies designated hitter Bryce Harper (3) reacts after striking out in the first inning of the spring training game against the New York Yankees at Spectrum Field.
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March 17, 2019 - 6:32 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper hopes to change all those zeros soon. Naw, not the ones in his contract. Back in the lineup two days after being hit by a pitch in the ankle, the Phillies newcomer with the $330,000,000 deal was hitless Sunday, leaving him with a batting average of .000 in...
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