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Reading catcher Austin Bossart
Don Holohan/Reading Fightin Phils
Matt Leon
June 04, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Austin Bossart has made steady progress through the Phillies system since being drafted in the 14th round out of the University of Pennsylvania back in 2015. This season, Bossart, a catcher, is enjoying his first year in Double-A with the Reading Fightin' Phils. The...
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Ovarian Cancer
May 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Ovarian cancer is one of the most severe forms of gynecologic cancer. Sadly, it is often diagnosed when little can be done and the cancer has moved throughout the body...
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Karin Corbett
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are very few things in this world you can truly count on, but one of things on that short list is the University of Pennsylvania women's lacrosse team making the NCAA Tournament field. The Quakers have now made the tourney an incredible 12 consecutive years...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2018 - 9:25 am
By Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A medication developed in part by the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been approved by the FDA to treat an aggressive form of Lymphoma. It's called Kymriah, and it's made by taking patients' T-cells, or immune...
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2018 Penn Relays
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Pat Loeb
April 27, 2018 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The oldest and largest track meet in the country is underway at the University of Pennsylvania. The Penn Relays draw thousands of runners and spectators from around the world. The feature event is Saturday's "USA vs. The World" meet, with Olympic athletes and world...
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Justin Watson
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 25, 2018 - 9:43 am
Justin Watson was an awful lot of fun to watch play football at the University of Pennsylvania. The wide receiver set all kinds of records during his four seasons with the Quakers, and now he is expected to be selected at some point during this week's NFL Draft. You can imagine this is an awfully...
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Photo Credit: Steve Tawa
Steve Tawa
April 13, 2018 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A national fellowship program for recent top-notch college graduates who want to become entrepreneurs in start-up cities, like Philadelphia, had its picks from the litter, at a job fair. Venture for America CEO Amy Nelson says they received 2,400 applications...
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Olivia Kong
Photo provided by family of Olivia Kong
Ian Bush
April 10, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Parents of a young woman who killed herself two years ago while she was a student at the University of Pennsylvania have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school, claiming no one came to the aid of the Wharton junior despite her multiple attempts to get help...
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Dental-Gums
Ian Bush
March 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Your mouth might hold the key to faster wound healing for the rest of your body. That's the takeaway from a study by local researchers. Stem cells in gum tissue release proteins that appear to help repair cuts about twice as fast as seen in skin. Researchers from...
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