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Social Media Today: Start to Success, Newsle Acquired, Brand Interaction Study

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.


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Medicaid Gap Takes Root In Pennsylvania

The problem has cropped up from the beginning of sign up.

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Weekend Box Office Report: Non-Stop Goes To The Top

The high-flying suspense thriller starring Liam Neeson earned an estimated $30-million to finish first at the box office on its debut weekend.


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Weekend Box Office Report: Ride Along Keeps On Cruisin’

The box office leader of the previous two weekends, an action thriller with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, made it three in a row on top, earning an estimated $12-million.



Group Looks To Help Grieving Widows Rebuild Their Lives

Helping widows cope with the gaping hole in their life is the goal of a group that grew out of heartache.


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‘Jihad Jane’ Set To Be Sentenced

Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of decades in prison for the 50-year-old defendant, instead of the formal life sentence.


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Philadelphia Controller Eyes The 2015 Mayor’s Race

Alan Butkovitz is being sworn in to a third term as Controller but its well known that he has his eyes on the mayor’s office.


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Lehigh Univ. Professor Plans ‘Requiem’ For Newtown Victims

As the country prepares to mark a year since the Sandy Hook massacre, a Lehigh University professor looks to respond to the tragedy in song, with a focus on how children have been affected by loss.


Sunday Night Shootings Around Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead And More Wounded

Overnight shootings have left 2 men dead and several others hospitalized and police have few leads on any suspects


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Mother And Daughter Work Together To Bring Books To Life

Lisa Scottoline is a well-known mystery author and with her daughter Francesca Serritella creator of a series of funny, touching mother-daughter memoirs.


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Giving Tuesday Encourages Philadelphians To Share The Holiday Spirit

Giving Tuesday takes the attention off of the excessive spending on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and refocuses it on giving the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving.


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New Study Shows There Isn’t A Big Difference Between PG13 And R Rated Movies

However, a study of movies released since then, and published Monday by the journal Pediatrics, shows violence in the PG 13 movies has escalated so much, the rating has lost its meaning.


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Pennsylvania Voters Split Over The Affordable Care Act

A new poll shows Pennsylvania voters are divided over the problem-plagued Affordable Care Act, although more favor keeping it.


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New Study Links Internet Exposure And Depression

The rate of suicide among young people is on the rise, and some are concerned the internet could play a part.


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Pennsylvania’s Dog Law Sees Improvement

State Agriculture Department officials are touting improvements to the enforcement of Pennsylvania’s dog law enacted five years ago.