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Justin Udo
April 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last month, dozens of confirmed and suspected mumps cases have popped up at universities and schools in Philadelphia, with Temple University serving as ground zero for the flare-up. As Temple officials work to clear the viral infection from campus, a new...
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Helen Jones poses for a photo in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 23 ,2019.
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March 25, 2019 - 9:42 am
By Matt Sedensky, AP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first glimpse into the special counsel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election did little to mend a gaping American political divide. The four-page summary of Robert Mueller's probe released by Attorney General...
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Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy watches from the sideline as they take on the Connecticut Huskies in the first half at Gampel Pavilion. Temple defeated UConn 78-71.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy, who’s about to finish his last of 30 years as a head coach in Big 5 basketball (Penn then Temple), is absolutely not interested in the coming days being anything about him. After a very important 78-71 win at UConn to lock up a...
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Penn junior forward A.J. Brodeur leads the team in points, rebounds, assists and blocks this season.
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Matt Leon
March 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania has started broadcasting its men's basketball games in Mandarin. About halfway through the Ivy league schedule, four announcers started to split the workload or translating home games. One of the announcers, Jintao Fu, a Ph.D. student in...
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Penn philosophy, politics and economics major Claire Sliney was the executive producer of "Period. End Of Sentence."
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Steve Tawa
February 25, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the Oscar winners still has to hit the books after she recovers from the excitement of attending the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. While she's from North Hollywood, she's also a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania. The group of female filmmakers behind...
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Penn junior forward A.J. Brodeur leads the team in points, rebounds, assists and blocks this season.
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Matt Leon
February 21, 2019 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania basketball team welcomes the Columbia University Lions and the Big Red of Cornell University to the Palestra this weekend for two big games as the Quakers try to move up the Ivy League standings. Penn is 15-9 overall this season but just...
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 Jordan Grabelle, 14, has spent half of her life promoting literacy.
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February 19, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jordan Grabelle, 14, has spent half of her life promoting literacy. It all began at age 7, when she volunteered for her sister Alexa's effort, called Bag of Books. Over the years, as Jordan helped distribute books, she noticed a problem among younger kids in at-risk...
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Ebola test
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A patient is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Philadelphia, although officials don't believe the patient has the potentially deadly illness. Penn Medicine says preliminary testing at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania indicates the person has another condition...
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Senior guard Jake Silpe is averaging 6.7 ppg this season for Penn.
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Matt Leon
January 30, 2019 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been quite a last season and a half for the University of Pennsylvania men's basketball team. Last season saw the Quakers win the Ivy League and head to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. So far this season, Penn has notched impressive road wins...
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Dreamstime
January 29, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Having a pet is seen is a source of comfort and relaxation for many. There is no doubt that the companionship of a pet is helpful from a health standpoint...
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