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(Donna Frisby-Greenwood, Philadelphia program director for the Knight Foundation.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Donna Frisby-Greenwood

Three years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.

02/07/2014

(The WYAA board of directors.  Back row, L-R: Tyrone Gunby, Thomas Jones, Kevin Jackson.  Front row: Teleia Gunby, Nikele Jones, Ebony Barnes, Sunny Vespico.  Not shown: Dan King.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: The Wolves Youth Athletic Association

Some Southwest Philadelphia parents are using football to keep kids out of trouble.

02/06/2014

(Jerome Shabazz.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Jerome Shabazz

In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.

02/05/2014

(Alexa Grabelle.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Alexa Grabelle

She’s only 12, but she is making a difference in her community by gathering donated books for kids who don’t have anything at home to read.

02/04/2014

(Archye Leacock, founder and executive director of the Institute for the Development of African American Youth.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Archye Leacock

The founder of the Institute for the Development of African-American Youth lost his eyesight to glaucoma at age 14. But the Trinidad-born scholar says his mother didn’t let his disability stop him.

02/03/2014

(Some previous "Gamechangers."  Photos by Cherri Gregg)

KYW Newsradio Opens Nominations For 2014 Black History Month ‘Gamechangers’

Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?

12/18/2013

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Underwater Escape: Getting Out Of A Car Alive

On the Schuylkill River this week, heroism and heartbreak. A rowing crew rescued one man but couldn’t save a second, who drowned when his car plunged into the murky water.

04/25/2013

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FTC Investigates Data Brokers

Do you know what a data broker is? Chances are you don’t. But data brokers know a lot about you.

03/19/2013

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Angie’s List: Hot Water Heater Maintenance

In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan explains why you should probably pay closer attention to your water heater.

02/07/2013

(Ben Affleck directed and starred in "Argo.")

Bill Wine’s Top Ten Movies of 2012

Before 2012 can disappear from our memory banks, how about a look back at the year’s most gratifying moviegoing experiences?

12/31/2012

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2012 Year in Review: Murder of Plymouth Twp. Officer Brad Fox

The law enforcement community in Montgomery County, Pa. was devastated this year when Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox was gunned down while chasing a suspect.

12/31/2012

(Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case.  Credit:  Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

2012 Year in Review: The Jerry Sandusky Sex Crimes Scandal

The story was not only one of the biggest in 2012 nationally but also had lasting repercussions on Penn State University and several of its top officials.

12/31/2012

(A fallen tree following Hurricane Sandy. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

2012 Year in Review: ‘Sandy’ Slammed Pennsylvania, Too

In this report we take a look at how Philadelphia and the suburbs weathered the superstorm.

12/31/2012

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2012 Year in Review: Aborted Fight To Merge Rutgers-Camden into Rowan U.

Governor Chris Christie’s proposal got a warm reception at Rowan, but the opposition at Rutgers-Camden was strong.

12/28/2012

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2012 Year in Review: New Pa. Attorney General Elected on Promise of Sandusky Probe

Since Tom Corbett became governor, polls showed that many Pennsylvania voters questioned why Penn State pedophile Jerry Sandusky wasn’t arrested sooner, while Corbett was running the Sandusky investigation.

12/28/2012