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Hear Philly: ‘Reasonable Fear’

“Dude, we need to do a show on street harassment.” That began a conversation between Alyson Rodriguez Orenstein and Amanda Sylvester of theater company Touch Me Philly Productions.

04/20/2015

(Bradley Maule, setting up his "One Man's Trash" exhibit at the Fairmount Water Works.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Trash as Art, and as a Reminder

“One Man’s Trash” is a look at the trash picked up in Fairmount Park by just one person over the course of one year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/19/2015

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Beethoven’s First Symphony At Verizon Hall

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of Beethoven’s First, performed on May 8th and 9th at Verizon Hall.

04/18/2015

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Economist Chris Butler: Saving For Retirement Comes Down To Readjusting Your Priorities

Chief Economist Chris Butler of Butler, Lanz and Wagler spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall about saving for retirement and when the right time it is start thinking about it.

04/17/2015

WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Former Sen. Bob Graham  (D-FL), co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The commission issued its report shortly before the one year anniversary of the Gulf Oil Spill on April 20, 2010. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former Senator On Releasing Classified Pages Of 9/11 Report: ‘The American People Deserve The Truth’

Former Florida Senator and member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Bob Graham, spoke out to call for the release of 28 classified pages in the 9/11 report that details a possible connection between Saudi Arabia and the 2001 terrorist attacks.

04/16/2015

(Thomas Harkins, at Bank & Bourbon.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Fundraisers, and Independence Mall Beer Garden Returns

Coming up this month: two food-related fundraisers for worthy causes, and the reopening of the “Independence Beer Garden,” at 6th and Market.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick at podium. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Congressman Fitzpatrick Calls For ‘Cleaning House’ Of Certain Positions At VA Office In Philadelphia

In wake of a report from the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs that detailed corruption and abuse, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick called for new leadership at the office in Philadelphia.

04/15/2015

(credit: Stefanie Santo, The Franklin Institute)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Science Festival Celebrates Five Years

For nine days, beginning April 24, budding scientists of all ages will have the chance to discover the science happening across the region at The Franklin Institute’s fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

04/15/2015

(Vincent Nogueira in action.  Photo by Earl Gardner, courtesy of Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show: Union Beats NYCFC, 2-1, in First of Two

The Union picked up a last-minute win, 2-1, at PPL Park. The same two teams will battle next at Yankee Stadium.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(The assassination of President  Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth, at Ford's Theatre, in Washington DC, on April 14, 1865.  Lincoln died the next morning.  Image from Hulton Archive/ Getty Images)

Historian On John Wilkes Booth Killing Lincoln: ‘He Was Motivated By Racism’

Adam Goodheart, author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening, addressed the plot to kill President Abraham Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his assassination at the hands of John Wilkes Booth.

04/14/2015

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Opera Philadelphia Presents ‘Don Carlo’

Dimitri Pittas, who plays Don Carlo, shared more information on the production.

04/11/2015

(Tony Hanson checks messages from well-wishers on his last day on the job at KYW Newsradio.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Tony Hanson, Mainstay of KYW Newsradio, Caps Off Four-Decade Reporting Career

Our longtime colleague and friend Tony Hanson is retiring today, ending a storied, 37-year career at KYW Newsradio. Listen to our on-air tribute to this legendary reporter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

Brick Fest Live returns to the Philadelphia Expo Center late April (Credit: Brick Fest Live)

Hear Philly: Lego-Centric Extravaganza Returns To Philadelphia Expo Center

Everyone’s favorite colorful building toys take center stage April 25th and 26th at Brick Fest Live.

04/10/2015

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La Salle Professor Weighs In On DirecTV’s Decision To End Advertising Campaign Featuring Rob Lowe

Dr. Michael Smith, Associate Professor of Communication at La Salle University, addressed DirecTV’s decision to end its advertising campaign featuring actor Rob Lowe after complaints leveled by Comcast.

04/09/2015