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St. Joe’s Plays Host To 33rd Annual Riyaadah Games

Thousands of Muslims from throughout the country are visiting Philadelphia this weekend for the 33rd annual Riyaadah Games at St. Joseph’s University.

07/25/2015

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Center City Residents Start Making Plans Ahead Of Pope’s Visit

Many residents and people who work in the city are starting to think about how they will get around when Pope Francis is in town.

07/17/2015

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MANNA Honors Businessman On SHK Day Of Caring

Businessman and philanthropist Steven H. Korman was honored with a special designation by MANNA today for his continued support.

07/15/2015

(The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the renewal application of Sugarhouse Casino.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Pa. Casino Regulators Hear Sugarhouse Request For 3-Year License Renewal

Management spoke about how the gambling hall has been a responsible neighbor in Fishtown while keeping more than 1,200 jobs in the city.

07/09/2015

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Annual Reading of Declaration of Independence Draws Hundreds in Old City

It was on this date, 239 years ago, that residents of the colonies heard the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence, bringing the high-stakes rebellion into the spotlight.

07/08/2015

(Wheelchair users and others get their first look at new Philadelphia taxicabs designed to serve their needs.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia’s Streets

A Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.

07/02/2015

(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.

07/01/2015

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Tens Of Thousands Still Without Power In South Jersey

Work continues to turn on electricity in South Jersey and some people are getting impatient.

06/27/2015

(A toppled tree in a backyard awaits removal.  Photo by KYW's Pat Toddy)

Local Power Outages Could Last Into The Weekend

Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.

06/25/2015

Donuts for Dads is a tradition at West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

West Philly School Shows Appreciation For Dads With Breakfast

It was an early Father’s Day gift Friday morning for dads in West Philadelphia as a school opened early to serve breakfast.

06/19/2015

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Phila. Art Museum Readies New Exhibit of Impressionism

“Discovering the Impressionists” is a breathtaking display of works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, and others.

06/18/2015

(A young father and his children escape from the heat in the Love Park fountain, near 15th St. and JFK Blvd.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Center City Philadelphia, Some Getting Respite With a Dip in a Fountain

Swimming and playing in the Love Park fountain is not allowed, but those rules are loosely enforced on days like this.

06/12/2015

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Little League’s Taney Dragons Collect a Hometown Sportsmanship Award

The magical, yearlong ride for the Taney Dragons continues, as the Little League baseball team was being honored with the prestigious John Wanamaker Athletic Award.

06/12/2015

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Lawyers Representing Amtrak Derailment Victims Still Have Many Questions

An attorney representing Amtrak derailment victims says word that the train engineer wasn’t talking, texting, or using data on his cell phone leading up to the crash raises more questions.

06/11/2015

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Senator Menendez Crying Foul Over Plan By Airlines To Reduce Size Of Carry-On Luggage

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is skeptical of a proposal by the International Air Transport Association that would reduce the size of carry-on luggage allowed on a flight.

06/10/2015

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