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Ex-Christie Ally Pleads Guilty In Traffic Jam Case

David Wildstein did not implicate Christie in the scheme that has cast a long shadow over the Republican governor’s White House prospects in 2016.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(CCP president Donald Generals, at lectern, makes remarks during his inauguration at Congregation Rodeph Shalom.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Community College of Phila. President Inaugurated After 10 Months On The Job

Donald (“Guy”) Generals has been an advocate for community college education for two decades. Now, he is hoping to push forward even more here.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Some Parents Still Upset With Revised Registration List at Bridesburg Elementary

A change in kindergarten registration procedures at a Philadelphia public elementary school has drawn the expected protest by some parents whose kids were accepted, then rejected, for admission next year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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At Girard College, Marking 50 Years Since Beginning of the End of Segregation There

Some of the original Freedom Fighters whose protest led to the desegregation of Girard College in the 1960s were back outside the school this morning, celebrating 50 years since their historic demonstration.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(Paul Brown was killed on Christmas Day 2012, in Norristown, Pa.   Photo provided by Montco DA)

$5,000 Reward Offered in 2012 Norristown Cold-Case Murder

Paul Brown was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his body inside a car on Scott Alley, in Norristown, just before 5pm on Christmas Day, 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Guilty Plea Expected In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

There are developments in the scandal which has dogged the Christie Administration for over a year.

05/01/2015

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Mariota’s Not An Eagle, But Birds Fans Remain Optimistic

The Eagles did not land Oregon’s Marcus Mariota in the NFL Draft, and many fans are OK with that.

05/01/2015

Delaware County Courthouse

KYW Flashback: Local Miner, His Family Murdered After Power Battle

Delaware County was chosen for the final trial in one of the most sordid chapters in Pennsylvania mining history.

05/01/2015

Brandon Dixon (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Decades After Struggle To Integrate, Girard College Produces 2nd Gates Millennium Scholar

The school is preparing to graduate its second Gates Millennium Scholar , 50 years after Philadelphia civil rights activists began marching to desegregate.

05/01/2015

Freedom Fighters Kelvin Kelly (left), Karen Asper (standing in middle), Kenneth Salaam (right) and Eugene Dawkins (bottom). (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Celebrating 50 Years Since Protesters Help Open Door To Black Students At Girard College

The Freedom Fighters will spend Friday morning re-enacting the historic march at Girard College.

05/01/2015

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New App Helps Identify Sex Predators On Your Teens Facebook Friends List

Do you know all of your teens Facebook friends? Chances are, neither does your teen.

05/01/2015

Students at Philadelphia's High School for the Creative & Performing Arts held an informal dance party to welcome the award-winning musical Kinky Boots to town on Thursday afternoon. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Students Hold Informal Dance Party To Help Welcome Musical To Philadelphia

Students at a local high school help welcome a Tony-winning musical to Philadelphia.

04/30/2015

(Philadelphia mayoral candidate Anthony Williams, right, shakes hands with supporters at a rally in Love Park.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Candidate Williams Concentrates on Union Support, Sidesteps Questions About School Funding

A report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

(A mural by artist Jesse Krimes, recreating one he painted on prison bedsheets, is installed in a cell at Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

New Artworks Accompany Seasonal Opening of Eastern State Penitentiary

The historic Eastern State Penitentiary, in Fairmount, launches its 2015 season with new art installations and a free open house on Friday evening.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

(Brock Blomberg.  Photo provided by Ursinus Univ.)

Ursinus College Names New President

Brock Blomberg will become the seventeenth president in Ursinus College’s 146-year history, following the sudden death last fall of the Montgomery County liberal arts college’s previous leader.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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