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Live Concert Venue Planned For Former Factory Building Near Sugarhouse Casino

Concert production company “Live Nation” says it will transform the abandoned Ajax Metal Company building into what executive Don Gastion calls its “best venue in the country.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Win a Trip to See Mumford & Sons in NYC: Play Pingo

Pingo is a free game that rewards you for taking photos with your phone. Not only is Pingo simple and fun, but prizes are given away every day—lots of them!

04/16/2015

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Movie Review: ‘True Story’

Although it’s not nail-bitingly suspenseful and rooting interest is nowhere to be found, it is at least cerebrally absorbing throughout.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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Movie Review: ‘Monkey Kingdom’

(2½ stars out of 4)Macaque monkeys Maya and Kip are the focal characters in this nature documentary about the simian society’s rigid class system.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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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

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Latest Thorn For Video Companies: Copyright Theft Via Live Streaming

HBO has confirmed it sent takedown notices to the live video streaming service Periscope after several accounts were seen streaming Sunday’s premiere of “Game of Thrones.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Bon Jovi, Charities Open Hunger Center At Jersey Shore

Rock star and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi and local charities are opening an anti-hunger center in a section of the New Jersey shore devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

04/14/2015

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CBS Announces Star-Studded Guest List For Final ‘Late’ Shows With David Letterman

David Letterman is packing his final 28 shows as a late-night host with a who’s who of Hollywood names and favorites leading up to his May 20 swan song.

04/13/2015

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Best New Books For Spring Book Club Picks

Spring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends.

04/13/2015

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7′ Continues To Set The Pace

The seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise earned an estimated $61-million on its second weekend of release, giving it another runaway first-place finish.

04/13/2015

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Opera Philadelphia Presents ‘Don Carlo’

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

04/11/2015

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This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

(Simon Pegg stars in "Kill Me Three Times.")

Movie Review: ‘Kill Me Three Times’

(2½ stars out of 4)“Kill Me Three Times” puts a gaggle of amoral, deceitful characters into a movie that is far too fixated on grotesquely bloody occurrences to be a pure comedy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

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Movie Review: ‘The Longest Ride’

(2½ stars out of 4)it’s a great effort despite a bizarre, out-of-left-field ending.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015