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School Bus Safety Concerns Arise As Community Mourns Death Of Bensalem Student

School district officials will also be discussing school bus safety issues and whether more can be done to protect students.

12/18/2014

(Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis star in "Annie.")

Movie Review: ‘Annie’

Yes, the sun’ll come out tomorrow. But will you? Not for this easy-to-knock Annie, you won’t.

12/18/2014

Sam Brouwer, of "Founding Fathers" sports bar.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pizza, and What’s Open in Philly?

Hadas reports on two new pizza places opening in the Delaware Valley, and a Twitter hashtag that can help you find the best places to eat.

12/18/2014

(New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rabbi Shmuel Butman stand in a cherry picker as they light the world's largest Hanukah menorah on December 3, 2013 in New York City.   Photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York For the Holidays, Whatever Your Religion

If New York City is a mecca for area Christmas shoppers and tree-gazers, it’s also a getaway destination for Hanukah celebrations.

12/18/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001.  (Credit:  Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings About Obama’s Decision To Restore Ties With Cuba

People have mixed feelings about President Obama’s decision to open a new chapter with the communist country.

12/18/2014

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PHA Breaks Ground On New Low-Income Housing Complex

Philadelphia Housing Authority officials have broken ground on a low-rise affordable housing complex in Germantown.

12/18/2014

(Ben Stiller, center, stars in "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.")

Movie Review: ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’

This is a fuzzy fantasy-comedy in which the figures come to life, but the movie doesn’t.

12/18/2014

This spot at 29th and Girard will soon be a pizza place. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

New Brewerytown Pizza Place Possible Sign Of Things To Come In Area

This portion of Brewerytown has seen better days, but now it’s in a state of transition.

12/18/2014

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Philadelphia Furniture Bank Opens In Kensington

Organizations in the Philadelphia homeless services sector are among those behind The Furniture Bank including Pathways To Housing PA.

12/17/2014

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf Visits Philadelphia To Address Pa. Budget

Governor-elect Tom Wolf says he wants to make Pennsylvanians aware that he is going to have to take drastic action to fix Pennsylvania’s budget.

12/17/2014

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Eagles Expect A Tough Challenge From Washington

It has been a difficult year for the Redskins, who enter Saturday’s contest against the Eagles with a record of 3-11. Quarterback controversies as well as losing have made this a difficult football season in the nation’s capital. However, the Eagles are expecting to get the best the Redskins have to offer in a game Chip Kelly’s squad needs to win to keep its playoff hopes alive.

12/17/2014

(Comcast added a late fee to Don's bill even though he is on "autopay," which deducts the payment from his bank account when due.)

Comcast Admits Billing Errors, Says Affected Customers Being Credited

For Don from Bella Vista, a $9.50 late fee threw him for a loop.

12/17/2014

(File photo: a Mummers event. Credit: Michelle Durham)

Mummers Add a Second Parade, Through Manayunk, Around Mardi Gras

At least ten of the 16 string bands have committed to the February 22, 2015, event (which will miss Mardi Gras, February 17th, by a few days).

12/17/2014

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Back to Death Row for Philadelphia Man Who Avoided 2012 Execution

Terrance Williams, convicted in 1986 of the robbery and bludgeoning murder of a man he later set on fire, would have been the first person executed in Philadelphia since Gary Heidinick, in 1999.

12/17/2014

(Guillermo Pernot, whose wife is Cuban, watched Pres. Obama's announcement from the KYW Newsradio newsroom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Obama’s Decision to Normalize Relations With Cuba is ‘Huge,’ Says Local Man

In anticipation of Obama’s speech on Cuba, we invited chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre restaurant, in Old City, to watch the speech in our newsroom. His wife is Cuban.

12/17/2014

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