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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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Social Media Today: Twitter Changes, Instagram Beefs Up Web, Google+ Removes Feature

KYW Newsradio Social Media Editor Melony Roy reports on what’s trending around the region and the world.

07/21/2015

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New Service Allows Prospective College Students To Showcase Themselves Online

High school students: are you ready for your close-up? There’s a new way to make the case to college admissions officers.

07/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Actors Laura Linney and Ian McKellen attend the New York premiere of 'Mr. Holmes' at Museum of Modern Art on July 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Mr. Holmes

By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ah, Holmes sweet Holmes. Sherlock Holmes, that is, the fictional consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Has any screen character been portrayed more often on the […]

07/20/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29:  A view of the atmosphere at the world premiere of Marvel's "Ant-Man" at The Dolby Theatre on June 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Ant-Man’ Has Big Debut

The Marvel Comics-inspired crime-fighter saga starring Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas earned an estimated $58-million on its weekend debut to take over first place.

07/20/2015

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Local Mayor Gets Praise — And Criticism — For Way He’s Honoring Chattanooga Shooting Victims

The Pennsylvania mayor is defying protocol that governs how the U.S. flag is flown.

07/19/2015

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From Pools To Fountains, People Doing What They Can To Stay Cool

Many people throughout the Delaware Valley are finding fun ways the whole family can beat the heat.

07/19/2015

Bassett's Ice Cream inside Reading Terminal. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

People Beat The Heat At Famous Philly Ice Cream Shop

It’s National Ice Cream Day, and some people in Philadelphia are celebrating with a few scoops from Bassett’s Ice Cream.

07/19/2015

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Technology Takes Center Stage At Girl’s Summer Camp In Philly

Small groups of girls, ages 11-15, practiced the pitch they’ll make for the apps they’ve been working on.

07/19/2015

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Survey: What Kind Of Cheese Do Pennsylvanians Prefer On Their Cheesesteak?

We talk about surveys at KYW Newsradio all the time, but a Texas pollster with ties to our area asked that question of Pennsylvania voters.

07/19/2015

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Terminally Ill Kids, Families Party At Independence Seaport Museum

The group of just over 50 people took self-guided tours of the various exhibits on display, while also taking time for some arts and crafts and a scavenger hunt.

07/18/2015

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Temple Students Celebrate Mandela Day In South Africa

A group of Temple University journalism students got to participate, as part of a foreign reporting project.

07/18/2015

Pedro Ramos. (Credit: The Philadelphia Foundation)

Pedro Ramos To Take Over As President Of The Philadelphia Foundation

From city managing director to head of the School Reform Commission, Pedro Ramos says he’s probably seen as much of the city as any resident.

07/18/2015

David Gentile at this week's DRPA meeting in Camden. (Credit: David Madden)

DRPA Hires Second Ever Inspector General To Oversee Agency’s Efforts

David Gentile succeeds Tom Raftery, who left last fall complaining he couldn’t adequately do his job.

07/18/2015

Bianca de la Garza (credit: Randall Scott)

New Face Moving Up Late Night TV Talk Show Ranks

Bianca de la Garza left a 17-year career in news to launch her own late-night talk show — Bianca.

07/18/2015

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