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Instagram’s New App Turns Realtime Videos Into Time-Lapse Speedviews

Instagram has launched “Hyperlapse,” an app that speeds up shaky videos and turns them into time-lapse sequences.

08/26/2014

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Family of Five-Year-Old Phila. Kidnap-Rape Victim Testifies at Trial

A nine-year-old brother was cleared to testify after the judge determined he understood right from wrong.

08/26/2014

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Philadelphia Finalizes Parade Plans To Honor Its Hometown Little League Heroes

And the city is encouraging everyone to come out and congratulate the Taney Dragons on their success.

08/26/2014

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Chesco Family Files Lawsuit Over Teen Girl’s Head Injury at Soccer Practice

The lawsuit claims the girl, an incoming freshman at Downingtown High School East, collided with another player during a preseason soccer scrimmage, injuring her head.

08/26/2014

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Judge Rejects Girard College Plan to Eliminate High School, Boarding

The board that oversees the 165-year-old school says the decision threatens its financial stability.

08/26/2014

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Atlantic City Accentuates The Positive Amid Casino Industry Downturn

“This is a milestone moment in Atlantic City, one in which consolidation in the casino industry must make way for new opportunities,” said mayor Donald Guardian.

08/26/2014

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Report Says Philadelphia Ranks First In Big Cities With Bad Drivers

Depending how you look at, Philadelphia is either dead last among big cities, or number one for having the worst drivers.

08/26/2014

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Parents Keep An Eye On The Pics Kids Share With Kuddle

Kuddle was designed specifically for children but lets parents monitor what their children publish and keeps access to content restricted, preventing strangers from seeing and sharing pictures.

08/26/2014

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Experts Advise Parents On How To Ease Back-to-School Transition For Children

With the last few days of summer vacation, children in the Delaware Valley will soon be back in the classroom. And two local experts have some practical wisdom for parents of children headed back to school.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/26/2014

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Boy Finds Prehistoric Bit of Weaponry on LBI Beach

An expert at the New Jersey State Museum says the stone point was probably attached to the business end of a two-part paleo-Indian spear, from about 10,000 years ago.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2014

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Phila. Veterans’ Group Says City Is Shortchanging Military Vets

The Pointman Soldier’s Heart Ministry is filing a lawsuit in federal court, demanding that the city appoint a director of veterans affairs for the County of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2014

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Trial Opens For Phila. Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Schoolgirl

Christina Regusters is accused of dressing in Muslim garb, impersonating the girl’s mother to remove her from her kindergarten class, then sexually attacking the child.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2014

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Social Media Today: Social TV Emmy Battle, Local Social Media Sensation

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

08/25/2014

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Back On Top

The comic book-generated holdover, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ earned an estimated $18-million for a second first-place finish.

08/25/2014

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Comcast Exec Sees Plenty of Donor Dollars Available For Philadelphia Mega-Events

One of Philadelphia’s top movers and shakers says there are more than enough deep pockets in the region to help pay for both a potential visit of the pope to Philadelphia next year and a Democratic National Convention in 2016.

08/25/2014

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