Temple University

Lew Klein
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June 13, 2019 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lew Klein, the Philadelphia TV pioneer and longtime educator whose name is on the Temple school of journalism, died Wednesday, June 12, at the age of 91. Klein touched the lives of many in the journalism industry, in Philadelphia and beyond. He helped develop "...
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Bike Giveaway
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Hadas Kuznits
June 01, 2019 - 2:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Students from three North Philadelphia schools got a surprise that made their summer during a special ceremony at Temple University marking the completion of a bike safety program in their schools. With the approach of summer vacation, it was the perfect time to...
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The donation tables for Jenna’s Blessing Bags will be back at Temple Jan. 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Kristen Johanson
June 01, 2019 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The family and friends of a murdered Temple University student are raising money through an event Saturday in Montgomery County in an effort to continue her mission to give to the homeless. Jenna Burleigh and her friends would pack book bags with water, food and...
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Flashpoint
May 18, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the booming video gaming industry. Recently, the World Health Organization classified "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition. Locally, stories of...
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Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative 2019
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Paul Kurtz
May 16, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A huge job fair at Temple University drew hundreds of businesses and people looking for work. "This is Philadelphia's largest job fair event," said Michael Robinson who helped organize the 13th annual Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative (LNPWI). Robinson...
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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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Philadelphia police
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Antionette Lee
May 12, 2019 - 8:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a shooting on Temple University's campus Saturday night involving a highway patrol officer. Officials say it happened around 11 p.m. near Broad and West Norris streets. Officers stopped a car in an attempt to help with a flat tire when one of them smelled...
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Moshe Porat
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Steve Tawa
May 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The former dean of Temple University's Fox School of Business, who was fired after accusations surfaced that he falsified data to inflate Temple's rankings to U.S. News and World Report, is answering his critics with a lawsuit, while the university stands by its...
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Schuylkill River
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After years of warnings that the Schuylkill River was in danger of becoming impassable, city and local university officials announced Wednesday that together they have raised $4.5 million for a dredging project. The Schuylkill Navy, which oversees Boathouse Row,...
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Dawn Staley
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Mike DeNardo
April 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Six-thousand Philadelphia high school seniors will gather on Wednesday for a sendoff before their college careers. Last year, former First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Liacouras Center for the School District of Philadelphia's annual "College Signing Day," an...
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