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

Family Of Murdered Temple Student Vying For Meeting With Pope Francis

The family of a Temple student murdered outside of a nightclub has spent months writing the Vatican with the hope of getting an audience with the Holy Father, and they are still praying for a miracle.

09/01/2015

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PHA Breaks Ground On Largest Housing Project In City’s History

The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground today at 24th and Bolton Streets on what officials are calling the largest housing development project in city history.

08/20/2015

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Komen, Philadelphia Police Celebrate Funds Raised For Breast Cancer

Komen Philadelphia teamed up with the Philadelphia Police Department on Tuesday to honor Team Pink Cuffs, a group of Philly cops that have raised thousands to cure breast cancer.

08/18/2015

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Death Of Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Draws Reaction From Local Leaders

Civil rights icon Julian Bond grew up in the greater Philadelphia area — and went on to break barriers in his fight for equality. The longtime board chairman of the NAACP died Saturday in Florida after a brief illness. He was 75.

08/17/2015

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Eagles Fans Gear Up For Preseason Opener At The Linc

It may only be preseason football, but for the biggest of Eagles fans it’s the real season of tailgating.

08/16/2015

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Philadelphia Celebrates Birth Of Hip Hop

It’s Hip Hop Celebration Day in Philadelphia, and there’s a city proclamation to prove it. A New York man with local roots is hoping take the celebration nationwide.

08/11/2015

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Little League Girls Softball Teams Have Big Plans For Beat Up Field In Camden

Despite the large field, there’s only one diamond shared by nine girl softball teams.

08/01/2015

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 03:  Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter's square for his weekly audience on April 3, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis delivered his catechism to a crowd of approximately 30,000 pilgrims packed into St Peter's Square.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Foundation Offering Hundreds Of Scholarships To Boost Black Catholic Attendance At WMOF

The Martin de Porres Foundation is offering 300 scholarships to Philadelphia’s Black Catholic community.

07/29/2015

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Homemade “Pope-Themed” Products On Sale To Benefit Homeless Non-Profit

Project Home is beefing up its Homemade Product line with special items designed specifically for the World Meeting of Families in September.

07/27/2015

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Local Organization Strives To Educate Young Women On Advocacy And Grantmaking

It’s called the Philly Girls Fund and it’s a grant making circle for high school girls.

07/25/2015

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Forbes Announces Contest That Will Be Largest Ever For Young Entrepreneurs

Forbes Magazine announced this week a million dollar contest for millennial entrepreneurs who want to the change the world.

07/25/2015

(L-R) Kathia Arango, Deacon Bill Bradley, Blanca Herrera, Father Bruce Lewandowski, Raquel Barrios, Matt Davis
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Philadelphia’s Black Catholics Seek Visibility During World Meeting Of Families

He says Black parishes are also planning an African heritage mass, as well as one focused on Ghanaian culture.

07/24/2015

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Need Extra Cash? Local Food Vendor Staffing Up For Papal Visit

Aramark put out a call for 1,500 to 2,000 workers.

07/23/2015

Water main break near N. 52nd Street in West Philadelphia on June 14, 2015. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Five Weeks After Major Water Main Break, West Phila. Residents Still Dealing With Aftermath

Five weeks after a major water main broke open spilling millions of gallons of water into a West Philadelphia neighborhood, residents of the area are still dealing with the aftermath.

07/21/2015

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Building Fire In South Philadelphia Being Investigated As Possible Arson

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that forced more than a dozen people from their homes overnight in South Philadelphia.

07/19/2015

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