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Terrence Harrell and Mike Coyle sitting for an interview.
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Cherri Gregg
September 03, 2019 - 7:41 pm
A number of very popular Philadelphia-based Instagrammers recently had their accounts shut down because of their content.
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Popeyes
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CNN
August 28, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Amanda Jackson (CNN) — Well, if you didn't jump on the Popeyes chicken sandwich craze and wait in hour-long lines to sink your teeth into the fried chicken fillet on a brioche bun then you're too late. Popeyes is officially sold out — for now. The company released a statement on Tuesday that "...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors argued to a judge Friday morning that the man accused of fatally stabbing a well-known real estate developer in Rittenhouse Square last summer should go back to jail, after he attempted to contact the victim's family through social media. But against the...
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Dayton shooting
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Tim Jimenez
August 23, 2019 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police around the country have arrested dozens of people for making mass shooting threats in the recent weeks, following the one August weekend of violence in which 31 people were killed in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio . In many of these cases, police say the...
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Popeyes chicken sandwich
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 8:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation already polarized finds itself divided once again, but this time politics isn't at the heart of it: The blame lies squarely on a fried piece of poultry. People are choosing sides and beefing over chicken, thanks to Popeyes' release of its crispy chicken sandwich and the...
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Intersection of 29th and Jefferson streets in Brewerytown, where two women were stabbed Monday night, one of them fatally, in violence apparently sparked by social media posts.
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Mark Abrams
August 20, 2019 - 8:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are hunting for a known suspect they say stabbed two women — one of them fatally — in Brewerytown Monday night. They say they believe the fight was triggered by social media activity. A 23-year-old woman who suffered several stab wounds, including...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 14, 2019 - 4:01 pm
It’s no secret that social media can have poor effects on our mental health, but a recent study shows that the effects could be different for girls compared to the effects on boys. The Longitudinal Study of Young People in England aimed to determine the negative effects of social media on younger...
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Jamal Lewis
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Flashpoint
August 02, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jamal Lewis doesn't consider himself to be "that brave." Originally from South Philly, Lewis has lived in Johnstown for two years. As a black man living in the western Pennsylvania town — which is nearly 80 percent white — he said it has been interesting, to say the...
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Josh Fayer
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Dan Majka
August 01, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Joe Biden's flub at the end of the Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night turned out to be a big hit for a college student from South Jersey. Actually, a lot of hits. You may have heard the former vice president tell viewers to "go to JOE30330 and help me in...
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Philadelphia police officers
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Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven Philadelphia police officers linked to the racist Facebook investigation have resigned, just a few weeks after Philadelphia's police commissioner announced 13 cops would be fired. A spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed the names of officers...
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