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(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Move Closer to Strike

The contract negotiations involve workers at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com.

05/21/2015

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Jay-Z’s Music Streaming Service Aims For More Ears Ahead Of Made In America

The first tickets are earmarked for subscribers to the rapper’s fledgling music streaming service — called Tidal.

05/21/2015

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KYW Flashback: First Of Several Sex Assault Allegations Against Bill Cosby

It was ten years ago and KYW’s suburban bureau was reporting that Philadelphia’s favorite performer was having his reputation smudged.

05/21/2015

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New Jersey’s Largest Teachers Union Takes Fight Over Pensions To Airwaves

The New Jersey Education Association is turning up the heat with a new media blitz starting Thursday

05/21/2015

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New Program Aims To Get Students Excited About The Arts In Philadelphia

“Students at Museums in Philly” is launching a new program geared toward getting teens excited about the arts around the city.

05/21/2015

(Pa. state senator Vincent Hughes speaks with reporters in the state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

State Senator From Philadelphia Proposes ‘Marshall Plan’ For Local Housing

State Senator Vincent Hughes is starting with a tour today of some parts of Philadelphia in desperate need of rebuilding.

05/21/2015

Smaller crowds gather on the Ocean City Boardwalk days before Memorial Day Weekend, but that will change. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

After Long Winter, Jersey Shore Towns Ready For Summer Season To Begin

Summer unofficially begins this weekend, and down the shore it seems everyone is ready to get things started.

05/21/2015

(Canoeing on the Schuylkill Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Less Crowded Memorial Day Weekend

To join the crowd or not on Memorial Day Weekend? THAT is the question.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/21/2015

One of the final works of  Lawrence Nowlan is being unveiled Thursday morning at his alma mater. (Credit: Ian Bush)

One Of Prominent Sculptor’s Final Works Being Unveiled Locally At His Alma Mater

One of the last works by the late sculptor Lawrence Nowlan is being unveiled this morning at Archbishop Carroll High.

05/21/2015

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Movie Review: ‘Good Kill’

(2½ stars out of 4)‘Good Kill’ is a rugged portrait of drone warfare, set at the time that it dramatically expanded, in 2010.

05/21/2015

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Report Says Philadelphia’s Dropout Rate Is Down, Graduation Rate Is Up

Philadelphia’s high school graduation rate has shown gains, but it falls well short of Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. That’s the finding of a report released Wednesday.

05/20/2015

(Philadelphia City Council at-large nominee Helen Gym, in yellow blouse, chats with others at the fundraiser luncheon on behalf of Broad Street Ministry.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Broad St. Post-Election Luncheon Gets A New, More Charitable Venue

Primary winners from both major parties spent part of their “day after” helping raise money for the Broad Street Ministry.

05/20/2015

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NTSB Continues Amtrak Derailment Probe, Diluting Some Theories and Rumors

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board continue looking at several possible factors, including signals, cell phone records, work records, and more.

05/20/2015

(Camden mayor Dana Redd, back to camera, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in white shirt, work with schoolkids to plant flowers outside the Isabel Miller Community Center.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden Opens Another Center To Help Parents And Schoolkids Succeed

The program at Isabel Miller Community Center includes skill-building tips on health and wellness, career readiness, and family bonding.

05/20/2015

(Participants in the 2014 GirlSTEM conference.  Photo provided)

Bucks County Conference Aims To Give Girls A Leg Up in ‘STEM’ Careers

STEM, of course, stands for science, technology, engineering, and math.

05/20/2015

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