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Kiran Shelat, a 65-year-old retired civil engineer, poses for a portrait in his home in Yardley, Pa. Shebat spent two years on a kidney transplant waiting list before signing up for a bold experiment in which patients received organs with hepatitis C.
AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma
August 06, 2018 - 9:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some patients in desperate need of a kidney transplant participated in a bold experiment where they received organs infected with hepatitis C. The gamble paid off. Their new organs are working fine thanks to medication that got rid of the virus, researchers reported Monday. It was a...
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Tracey Hanton, Cheryl Carleton and Shalimar Thomas
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Flashpoint
August 05, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of gentrification on Philadelphia neighborhoods. Majority-minority cities across the country are experiencing reverse migration as a result of...
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More than 30 federal, state and local K-9 teams get their certification in explosives detection from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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John McDevitt
August 01, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 30 federal, state and local K-9 teams on Wednesday got their certification in explosives detection from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. K-9 teams from the Horsham Police Department, New York Police Department Transit Bureau,...
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Students at Penn's Coding Boot Camp displaying their final projects
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Andrew Kramer
July 20, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of students of all ages who have been enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's inaugural Coding Boot Camp since January are graduating this weekend. But first, their final projects were on display for all to see Thursday night at Pennovation Works in West...
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American president Donald Trump (left) and Russian president Vladimir Putin (right) during the meeting. July 16, 2018. Finland, Helsinki.
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Steve Tawa
July 16, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A foreign policy expert wonders whether Russian President Vladimir Putin took advantage of President Donald Trump during their personal and private meeting — with only translators present. University of Pennsylvania professor William Burke-White, the director of the...
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Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris (left) has given a $1 million gift to the wrestling program at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, where Roger Reina (right) is head coach.
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Paul Kurtz
July 11, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris has given a $1 million gift to the wrestling program at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. The billionaire financier is helping out an old friend and former teammate, Roger Reina , who recently returned to Penn for a...
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Brian Garrett speaks during an interview at his home in Powell, Ohio.
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July 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Kantele Franko, Andrew Welsh-Huggins and John Seewer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher. Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-...
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A crew team rows on the Schuylkill River.
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Pat Loeb
July 03, 2018 - 7:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's rowing association and local elected officials have been working for several years to get the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Schuylkill River, but in a final decision, the Corps has issued a resounding "no" to funding for the project. The...
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Ed Rendell
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Mike DeNardo
June 18, 2018 - 11:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a press conference Monday at Pennsylvania Hospital, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell announced he was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's disease. Rendell says he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago after he began...
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Flashpoint
June 16, 2018 - 10:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact that the gender evolution is having on fatherhood. Images of dads in media are showing that men are more comfortable being caretakers for their...
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