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Pop-Up Pool Opens In Philadelphia

Officials say they hope to implement the pop-up concept in other pools around the city.

07/01/2015

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Community Leaders Gather In Love Park To Celebrate Supreme Court Decision On Same Sex Marriage

Leaders in Philadelphia’s community rallied in Love Park Wednesday to celebrate the Supreme Court victory on marriage equality and to market the launch of a renewed effort for full equality.

07/01/2015

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Amtrak Agrees to Court Consolidation of All Derailment Lawsuits in Philadelphia

Amtrak officials have joined with the passengers who are suing them in asking that all lawsuits arising from the May derailment be consolidated in federal court in Philadelphia.

07/01/2015

(Gov. Wolf speaks with reporters on Wednesday afternoon after emerging from meeting with state lawmakers.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

After Pa. Budget Veto, Gov. Wolf Upbeat After Meeting With Legislative Leaders

The governor says there was no resolution to the budget dispute during the meetin with legislative leaders that lasted about a half-hour.

07/01/2015

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Philadelphia Police Hunting For Busy Store Burglar Caught on Tape

Philadelphia police say he is responsible for six commercial burglaries over the past two months.

07/01/2015

(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.

07/01/2015

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Philly Soccer Show: Union and US Women Both Win

The KYW Philly Soccer Show is once again on location at PPL Park!

07/01/2015

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Philadelphia Controller Again Finds Problems in City’s School Buildings

Alan Butkovitz last inspected school buildings in 2008, and he says not much has improved since.

07/01/2015

Septa deputy GM  Jeffrey Knueppel explains positive train control to (L-R),  Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep.  Pat Meehan, and Rep. Ryan Costello.  Photo by Jim Melwert

SEPTA Shows Off Its ‘Postive Control’ Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline Nears

Today, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.

07/01/2015

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New Affordable Housing Development Dedicated in Pennsauken, NJ

As new developments go, Riverfront Village checks all the boxes: energy efficient, near mass transit, affordable rent, with units set aside for formerly homeless veterans and low income families.

07/01/2015

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TSA Issues Reminders For Summer Airline Travelers

The Transportation Security Administration wants airline passengers to follow the Boy Scouts motto when traveling this summer: Be prepared — (but leave that Swiss Army knife at home!)

07/01/2015

Natalie and her brother, David.  Photo by Timothy McLaughlin

Wednesday’s Child: Natalie and David

By Larry Kane Produced by Timothy McLaughlin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —- David and his sister Natalie are looking together for their forever family. Eleven-year-old David is a sports fanatic. Nine-year-old Natalie is a dancer. While he’s […]

07/01/2015

Tom McGee sells beer at Citizens Bank Park.  Photo by Mike DeNardo

A Phillies’ Beer Vendor Channels Marlon Brando, For Fun and Profit

It’s a classic Marlon Brando scene (“Heyyy, Stellaaaa!”) that beer vendor Tom McGee recreates as he walks the aisles of Citizens Bank Park, selling cans of Stella Artois.

07/01/2015

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Center City Restaurant To Close After 26 Years Of Operation

After 26 years of operation, a venerable restaurant on Broad Street will close Friday.

07/01/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter is flanked by World Meeting of Families' executive director Donna Farrell and president Bob Ciaruffoli as the pope's expected visit to Independence Mall is discussed.  Photo by Steve Tawa

City and Church Leaders Note Significance of Pope’s Independence Hall Stop

With Independence Hall as a backdrop, the pontiff is expected to reach out to the anticipated 30,000-50,000 spectators to talk about immigration issues.

06/30/2015

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