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(Councilman Bill Greenlee, after his paid-sick-leave measure passes City Council, this time with Mayor Nutter's backing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect Even As Harrisburg Considers Overturning Philadelphia Law

Businesses with ten or more workers in Philadelphia face a new mandate from City Hall starting today: they must offer their workers earned paid sick leave.

05/13/2015

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Pennsylvania House Advances Property Tax Proposal

The state House could take a final vote later today on a property tax relief plan that received initial approval on Tuesday.

05/13/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 2

The morning of May 13, 1985 began with a hail of gunfire on a street in West Philadelphia. Before the day was over, 11 people were dead and three blocks of houses were reduced to ash and rubble. It was the infamous MOVE confrontation.

05/12/2015

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New Study Shows Unemployment For Philadelphia Teens Is Third Highest In Nation

A new study shows the job market for high school students is sharply dropping, especially for teenagers in Philadelphia.

05/12/2015

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Two Philadelphia Charter Schools Fail To Have Charter Renewed By School Reform Commission

A dozen Philadelphia charter schools earned new terms, but the School Reform Commission has turned thumbs-down on renewing two others.

05/12/2015

Dominique Lockwood stands near photos of her son, Abdul Latif Wilson. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Mother Still Waiting For Arrest Of Hit-Run Driver Who Killed Her 4-Year-old Son

The mother of four year-old Abdul Latif Wilson is still grieving and seeking answers nearly a month after a hit and run driver killed her son.

05/12/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 1

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the disastrous confrontation between the Philadelphia police and members of the group that called itself “MOVE.”

05/11/2015

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Pope Francis Likely Staying With “Men In Black” During Visit To Philadelphia

Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia at the end of September. But he won’t be staying in Center City in one of the five-star hotels while he’s in town.

05/11/2015

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Bucks County Hospital Offers Free Wigs To Cancer Patients

The wigs come in all colors and styles and are provided by the American Cancer Society.

05/11/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council President Cancels Neighborhood Budget Hearings

City Council President Darrell Clarke has decided to cancel budget hearings that were to be held outside of City Hall in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods.

05/11/2015

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Shots Fired Following Large Brawl In Darby Borough

Police say a man fired multiple rounds during a huge fight that broke out in Darby Borough Sunday evening.

05/10/2015

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Positively Philadelphia: The Michener Art Museum

The prolific author and favorite son of Doylestown, Pa. lent his name to the local art museum.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/10/2015

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Free Library Of Philadelphia Launches Vocabulary Initiative For Underprivileged Kids

‘Words At Play.’ That’s the name of a vocabulary initiative launched Saturday for pre-kindergarten kids in socioeconomic disadvantaged neighborhoods.

05/09/2015

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Uber Lends Helping Hand To Goodwill

Uber is helping Philadelphia residents today with their spring cleaning, while also supporting charity by picking up people’s unwanted clothing and dropping them off at various Goodwill locations across the Delaware Valley for free.

05/09/2015

(Nathan Carter, in his "Cow & The Curd" food truck.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Food Truck Festival, May 9th

A Philadelphia truck, The Cow and the Curd, was among the winners at the festival’s first stop, Washington, DC.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/03/2015

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