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Pat Loeb
August 19, 2019 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is creating a new city office to coordinate services for formerly incarcerated people who are returning to the community. The Office of Reentry Partnerships will be led by Bianca van Heydoorn, currently at Temple University. She'll report...
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Patrick Buhler
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August 04, 2019 - 5:15 pm
TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP/KYW) — A Morrisville man has been charged with making threats against Temple University and its police department as he was buying ammunition in a Walmart store, authorities say. The Bucks County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old Patrick Buhler, who has addresses in...
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John Helferty says the Apollo 11 mission sparked his interest in space exploration and rocketed him to a connection with NASA.
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Mark Abrams
July 18, 2019 - 9:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Temple University engineering professor says the Apollo 11 mission sparked his interest in space exploration and rocketed him to a connection with NASA. "I wouldn't be sitting here in an engineering building as a professor of engineering without the Apollo 11," said...
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Temple University campus.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 10, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is freezing undergraduate tuition for Pennsylvania students. Temple's base tuition for Pennsylvania undergraduate students will remain at $16,000 thanks to a decision made by the board of trustees. "Temple University is utterly committed to being...
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Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus.
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July 03, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Scottie Andrew and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) -- Researchers have successfully eliminated HIV from the DNA of infected mice, a promising step toward a cure for the nearly 37 million people living with the virus. In a study published Tuesday in Nature Communications, researchers from Temple...
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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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