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Polar Bear "Klondike" at the Philadelphia Zoo. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Local Expert Spreads Important Message On International Polar Bear Day

This is a day to think about, of course, polar bears, but also how you can help save them.

02/26/2015

Camden officer Virginia Matias (to Vice President Biden's right) was one of five officers that got to meet with President Barack Obama  and Biden this week. (Credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Camden Officer Gets Rare Chance To Talk Policing With President Obama

A Camden police officer is back from the Oval Office, where she got to talk about policing with the President of the United States.

02/26/2015

(The Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA. Credit: Steve Tawa)

Highly Anticipated Rodin Exhibit Set To Open In Bucks County

More than four dozen sculptures from artist Auguste Rodin go on display starting Saturday at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown.

02/26/2015

File Photo of a church in Philadelphia (credit: CBS 3)

Local Churches, Organizations Up In Arms Over Requirement They Prove Their Non-Profit Status

City Council is at odds with the Nutter Administration over a law that forces non-profits in the city to prove they’re truly not for profit.

02/26/2015

(credit: Steve Tawa)

Music Legend Kenny Gamble Shares His “Sound of Philadelphia” Views During Black History Month Event

Kenny Gamble was the keynote speaker at a Black History Month event Wednesday organized by PNC at its operations center on Tinicum Boulevard.

02/25/2015

Artist rendering of 3D billboard. (Credit: Catalyst Outdoor Advertising)

City Council Committee Approves 3D Electronic Billboards In Center City

A city council committee has given the go-ahead to allowing massive, 3-D electronic billboards within a small portion of Center City, despite the objection of some residents.

02/25/2015

Shaleenee (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Wednesday’s Child: Shaleenee

19-year-old Shaleenee loves to cook. She even attends culinary school.

02/25/2015

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Bon Jovi Sponsors Eatery In Sandy-ravaged NJ Town

Rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant in a New Jersey shore community still struggling mightily to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

02/24/2015

(Nicholas Elmi, at his "Laurel" restaurant.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

2 Philly Restaurants Make GQ’s List Of 2015’s Best

The accolades continue to pour in for Philadelphia’s restaurant scene.

02/24/2015

Preparations for the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

2015 Philadelphia Flower Show Preps Begin To Bloom

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is now rolling out the red carpet for everything floral.

02/23/2015

Wilfredo Rojas holding a photo of himself and his son. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

NJ NAACP Official Seeks Public’s Help Finding Suspect In Son’s Murder

Wilfredo Rojas is hoping his community work will encourage the public to help.

02/23/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Archbishop Chaput Asks Philadelphia-Area Residents To Consider Offering Lodging To Visitors During Papal Visit

In his weekly column, Archbishop Chaput asked Catholics and other residents across the archdiocese to consider opening their homes and offer lodging to those visiting Philadelphia during the World Meeting of Families in September.

02/23/2015

Teens in Philadelphia get to become city officials for the day as part of PAL Day activities. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Teens Become Honorary City Officials For The Day

Eighteen Philadelphia students are spending the day getting an insider’s view of City Hall, as part of the annual PAL DAY activities.

02/23/2015

(Credit: John James Audubon Center)

Hear Philly: Sweet Time Guaranteed When Maple Syrup-Centric Festival Returns To Montco

The Sapsucker Festival — formerly known as the Maple Sugar Festival — returns March 7th.

02/23/2015

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

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