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NJ High Schoolers To Get Mandatory Training on CPR and Defibrillator Usage

A spokesman for the New Jersey School Boards Association says it’s good for high school kids to be trained — just in case.

08/21/2014

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LLWS Ride Continues For Taney Dragons As Support Grows

The Taney Dragons’ Little League World Series run is bringing attention and support for the entire program.

08/21/2014

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Chestnut Hill School Where 3 Taney Dragons Attend Hosts Watch Party

A Chestnut Hill school community that’s home to three of the Taney Twelve held a watch party Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

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Renewed Call For Mandatory Minimums For Illegal Firearm Possession In Philadelphia

Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.

08/21/2014

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Atlantic City Community Hopes For City’s Rebirth As Prayer Vigil For Workers Gets Underway

“We want to make it clear this is a prayer service and not a funeral for the city,” said President of Unite Local 54, Bob McDevitt.

08/20/2014

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Philadelphia Clergy Join Protests Over Ferguson, Mo. Police Shooting

They began arriving in Ferguson on Sunday and, one by one, the half-dozen Philadelphia religious leaders have joined peaceful protesters in marches across that city.

08/20/2014

(Workers set up a tent for a Little League World Series game watch party on the grounds of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

A Philadelphia School Cheers — and Shelters — Its Little League Stars

“We can’t help but feel a certain pride and ownership in this team,” says Springside Chestnut Hill Academy principal Dr. Priscilla Sands.

08/20/2014

(Taney teammates and fans prepare to board a bus to Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series semifinals.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Taney’s Wide Baseball Family Prepares To Root Team at Little League Semifinals

It’s a big game for the Taney Dragons. A win punches Taney’s ticket to the US finals game on Saturday.

08/20/2014

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KYW Newsradio’s Harry Donahue Announces Retirement

Donahue, Philadelphia’s longest serving morning radio anchor, will be retiring at the end of the week after decades as the friendly wake-up voice of the Delaware Valley.

08/20/2014

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Wednesday’s Child: Emmonie

Sixteen-year-old Emmonie is bursting with creativity. She draws, she dances, she even crochets.

08/20/2014

Kristen Geddes of All 4 Paws Rescue with Macho (left) and Kahlua. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

‘Yappy Hour’ Held In Center City To Benefit Local Animal Rescues

Not a happy hour here at the Loew’s Hotel, but a “Yappy Hour” benefiting Street Tails Animal Rescue from Philadelphia and All 4 Paws Rescue out of Chester County.

08/19/2014

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Brotherly Love: Kids Learn Boxing In Jack’s Honor

The Jack Costello Boxing Club teaches children ages 9 and up. Those students are also learning self-confidence they’ll take into adulthood.

08/19/2014

Body found in home on Mole Street in Philadelphia on August 15, 2014. (credit: John McDevitt)

Murder of Longtime Congregant Shocks Rodeph Shalom Synagogue Community

Rodeph Shalom rabbi Jill Maderer says 65-five-year-old Lee Stanley had deep ties to the synagogue and its activities. His father had been cantor there.

08/19/2014

(Temple University student Stefan Burrell pushes a cartful of belongings to his dorm room.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Area Universities Opening Arms To This Year’s Incoming Freshmen

At Temple University, campus police kept traffic moving as parents and students unloaded their vehicles and headed toward their respective dorms.

08/19/2014

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High-Density Old City Housing Project To Include Low-Income Units

A new apartment complex at 2nd and Race Streets will be the first development in Philadelphia to take advantage of new zoning code that provides incentives in exchange for features deemed to be in the public interest.

08/19/2014

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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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Harry Potter Festival In Chestnut Hill

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