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Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 6:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art has scrapped its policy of giving free admission to area art school students. Since the 1970s, the museum has given free admission to art students at eight colleges, but that perk is no more. In a statement, the museum said it wasn't...
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August 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This has been a fast moving summer — but as fast as it seems to move for adults it moves even faster for children. Summer vacation time is treasured...
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Law and Justice concept. Mallet of the judge, books, scales of justice. - stock photo
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Pat Loeb
August 06, 2019 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Six days before the 2016 election of Donald Trump, two Haverford College students tried to get his tax return by filling out a fraudulent financial aid form. One of them pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to two misdemeanor charges in the case. Justin Hiemstra, a...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Mike DeNardo
July 26, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some Philly school kids are got a first-hand look at emerging technologies at a daylong STEM summit at the Navy Yard. The kids were exposed to technologies they may not have even heard of. But that's the point, says Chariot Companies CEO John Henry, who organized the...
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National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program
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Hadas Kuznits
May 30, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly 900 students across 18 Philadelphia schools celebrated the completion of a year-long curriculum on social justice Thursday afternoon at Temple University's Liacouras Center. The National Liberty Museum Young Heroes program teaches kids how to address social...
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Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof.
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Mike Dougherty
May 24, 2019 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof. This project definitely took students out of their comfort zones. Senior Latoya Thompson is proud of her...
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One Day At A Time
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Paul Kurtz
May 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Armed with push brooms, air blowers, shovels and trash bags, a cleanup crew of nearly a dozen people methodically made their way east from 18th Street and Susquehanna Avenue to Broad Street. The street cleaners with One Day At A Time (ODAAT) — a drug and alcohol...
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A mock lockdown drill.
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May 10, 2019 - 7:19 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A...
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Jim Melwert
April 22, 2019 - 1:33 pm
WAYNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawsuit has been filed against Valley Forge Military Academy alleging the prep school in Radnor Township “enabled a culture of abuse” among its students. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia, claims Valley Forge Military Academy did not take steps to protect a student...
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