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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
The head of the Philadelphia police union has formally confronted the district attorney over his spokeswoman's since-deleted tweet, which some argue is racially charged. Read more here.
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Philadelphia rapper Freeway at the Art Museum.
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Flashpoint
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia rapper Freeway received a kidney transplant a few months back after enduring dialysis for several years. In an exclusive interview with KYW Newsradio, he discusses his journey and his new found advocacy.
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Carson King College Gameday sign
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CNN
September 23, 2019 - 11:51 am
A college football fan who held up a sign on national TV asking for beer money has raised more than $1 million — and he's giving it to a children's hospital. Read more here.
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A sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
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AP News
September 20, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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Philadelphia Police Department
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 9:26 am
Philadelphia police are investigating an encounter between a white officer and a black teen who was temporarily put into a cruiser near a city bus stop. Watch the video here.
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Brett Kavanaugh
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 8:20 am
Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself. Read more here.
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Shane Gillis
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CNN
September 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
"Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light. Read more here.
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Shane Gillis defends himself
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CNN
September 13, 2019 - 3:10 pm
New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast. Read more here.
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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
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Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Trump displays Hurricane Dorian map
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 12:04 pm
The head of the National Weather Service said forecasters in Birmingham did the right thing Sept. 1 when they tried to combat public panic and rumors that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama, a claim made by President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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