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(Teri Adams poses for a photograph on Independence Mall.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Conservative Philadelphia Political Group Drops ‘Tea Party’ From Name

“We want to get into some other issues that we weren’t really able to get into under the Tea Party banner,” says president Teri Adams.

07/25/2014

(Eagles' president Don Smolenski points to new video screens and video "ribbons" that are being rolled out in Lincoln Financial Field.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Eagles Show Off Linc’s New Amenities, Including Expanded Video

“It’s going to be like what you experience at home: these are the highest resolution video boards in the National Football League,” said team president Don Smolenski.

07/25/2014

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Area Medical Facilities Consider Higher Security In Wake of Fatal Shooting

Even before this incident, a coalition of more than 60 hospitals in the Philadelphia area would meet regularly to talk about events that could disrupt care — everything from an “active shooter” incident to transit strikes and snowstorms.

07/25/2014

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Study: Obese Workers Have Less Endurance On The Job

Those who fell into the obese categories had 40% less endurance on average than those who were not obese, particularly when it came to functions that required hand grip and assembly.

07/25/2014

(Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a March 2014 trip to Rome with Gov. Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. Credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia Officials Keeping Cool About Pope’s Likely 2015 Visit

And they say Archbishop Chaput’s comments of optimism don’t affect their planning for the event.

07/25/2014

Amazon.com's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is displayed during a demonstration at the company's Fire Phone launch event on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Amazon Releases First Smartphone

Amazon dives into the smartphone game with the Friday release of Fire

07/25/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter, speaking with reporters about the "Welcome America" concert on July 4th.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Jets to France For Economic Development Talks

Mayor Nutter is in France for the next six days for a trip that officials say is aimed at promoting French investment in Philadelphia.

07/25/2014

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Job Fair For Veterans Held at Amtrak’s 30th Street Station

John Lundberg, director of operations and logistics with Recruit Military, said this veterans’ job fair isn’t just for those finishing their military service, but also for those in charge of hiring in the private sector.

07/24/2014

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Social Media Today: Diversity Data, Foursquare Rebrands, New Oculus Project

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/24/2014

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New Jersey Turnpike Sues Florida Pizza Shop Over Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway’s green and yellow signs.

07/24/2014

(The Showboat Hotel-Casino, on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Showboat Casino Workers To Protest Planned Closing

Several hundred workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat casino will stage a rally to protest its planned Aug. 31 shutdown.

07/24/2014

Independence Hall File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Federal Study Shows History Still Big Economic Engine For Philadelphia

A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city’s economy.

07/24/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Atlantic City To Host Concerts On Beach As City Transitions Away From Casino Reliance

While the Trump Plaza, Showboat and Revel casinos all look at possible closures by early fall, a pair of free country concerts are a week away which will try to draw huge crowds of infrequent visitors to the resort city.

07/23/2014

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AC Mayor: 6 Potential Buyers For Revel Casino

Atlantic City’s mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction.

07/23/2014

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Northeast Phila. School Hosts Summer Program For Teen ‘Geeks’

They’re kids from the Philadelphia area who might just come up with the next iPhone or create the next Amazon.

07/23/2014

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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