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(Marchers rally in front of School District of Philadelphia headquarters, on North Broad Street.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Thousands March Through Central Philadelphia For Justice, Jobs, and Fairness

The event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment (“MLK DARE”).

01/19/2015

(John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, photographed at the Waterfront Winterfest, on Penn's Landing.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Job Bank For Arts Professionals

“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/18/2015

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Despite Bad Report On Gaming Revenue In AC, Experts Suggest The Trend Should Turn Around In Year Ahead

Atlantic City’s casinos made less money again in the year gone by, according to figures released this week by the state of New Jersey.

01/18/2015

Gas prices in South Jersey dip under $2 a gallon.(credit: Jim Melwert)

Falling Gas Prices Have Businesses Seeing More Green In NJ

Low gas prices in South Jersey are especially making a positive impact on businesses that consume large amounts of fuel.

01/16/2015

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No Verdict Yet as Federal Jury Weighs Corruption Case of Phila. Ironworkers’ Boss

After an apparently rough four days of deliberations, the jury in the federal trial of ironworkers’ union Local 401 boss Joseph Dougherty is in recess until Tuesday.

01/16/2015

(The former Peco power plant on the Delaware River near Penn Treaty Park, in Fishtown.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Developer Plans to Turn Former Peco Power Plant Into Hotels Plus Event Spaces

Developer Bart Blatstein and caterer Joseph Volpe have signed a contract with Exelon Corporation to buy the old power plant at an undisclosed price.

01/16/2015

(Students at Tanner Duckrey School accept delivery of ten laptop computers and related hardware from KYW Newsradio.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A North Philadelphia Public School Wins KYW Newsradio’s Latest 10-Laptop Computer Lab

Tanner Duckrey School now has more computer lab space for its young students, thanks to a partnership between KYW Newsradio 1060 and Comcast Corporation.

01/16/2015

(File photo: Don Tollefson speaks with CBS3 reporter Charlotte Huffman.)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Back on the Witness Stand at His Fraud Trial

Tollefson, representing himself at trial, has traded often-heated comments with prosecutor Mike Weintraub.

01/16/2015

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Atlantic City Mayor Upbeat About Future; ‘At Least We Are Not Detroit’

On the same day news broke the parent company of Caesars Casino in Atlantic City filed for bankruptcy, its ballroom was filled for Mayor Don Guardian’s annual State of the City address.

01/15/2015

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Magazine Ranks Philly The Second Best Shopping City…In The World

Philadelphia has made plenty of “top spots” lists in the past few years, but this is a new one.

01/15/2015

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Caesars Files for Bankruptcy Protection for Two Atlantic City Casinos

Company officials say operations at its facilities, including a pair of Atlantic City casinos, will go on as usual.

01/15/2015

(Villas at Fernwood Resort.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Not Too Late For a Long Skiing Weekend

For a nearby, last-minute weekend getaway with winter activities, there’s space still available at many destinations in the Pocono Mountains.

01/15/2015

(John O'Brien, at Smokin' John's.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Center City Bargains, New BBQ, and Japanese-Italian

In her latest report, Hadas tells us about a new barbecue joint in Manayunk, a very special two-cuisine dinner coming this month, and the Center City District’s two-week restaurant festival.

01/15/2015

(The final structural components are lifted into place at 3737 Chestnut Street.  The adjacent Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral is just north, on 38th Street.  Photo by John McDevitt)

New West Phila. Apartment Building Gets ‘Topped Off'; August Completion Expected

The project, at 3737 Chestnut Street, will include a 25-story residential tower with 276 rental apartments and retail space on the ground floor.

01/14/2015

(The Wyndmoor Montessori School was shut down after the death of an infant.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Expert Says Parents Must Be Vigilant To Protect Children Sent To Daycare

One week after a five-month-old girl died at a Montgomery County daycare facility, other parents are still reeling.

01/14/2015

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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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