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Kidcasting From The Please Touch Museum

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia on January 20th, 2014.

01/30/2014

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On MLK Day, CBS 3 Speaks Exclusively With Son Of Slain Civil Rights Leader

Starting the morning in song, Rowan University marked Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a special guest.

01/20/2014

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Liberty Bell Tapped As Part Of MLK Day National Observance

The Liberty Bell Center provided the backdrop in the annual “National Bell Ringing Ceremony” to mark MLK Day.

01/20/2014

Athletes at St. Joe's spent MLK Day building "Little Free Libraries." (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

St. Joe’s Athletes Build Tiny Libraries For MLK Day

Members of the St. Joe’s golf and rowing teams are spending the day building little libraries.

01/20/2014

(Yannick Nézet-Séguin, right, conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra in this provided file photo by Jessica Griffin.)

Positively Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

The concert begins at 4pm on MLK Day at Martin Luther King High School, and the orchestra’s new music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will be there.

01/20/2013

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12th Annual MLK Day ‘Hoops From The Heart’ To Take Place Monday

Monday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., it will be the 12th year of the “Hoops From The Heart” MLK Day of Service initiative.

01/20/2013

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Local Civil Rights Activist Remembers Dr. King

Even though Monday is the official King Holiday, Sunday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday. To reflect on the day, activist and NAACP Board Member Donald “Ducky” Birts discusses his friendship with Dr. King

01/15/2012

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Mayor Nutter To Hold Community MLK Rally Near Site Of Fatal Ambush

Monday’s Martin Luther King Day activities in Philadelphia now include a late-afternoon gathering in Juniata, the neighborhood where four teens were ambushed in a packed car last Tuesday.

01/15/2012

(MLK365 founder Todd Bernstein, KYW Newsradio news director Dee Patel, Doris Phillips, and Mayor Michael Nutter unveil a sign dedicating the King Day media room.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

MLK ‘Day of Service’ Plans Include Honor for a Late KYW Newsradio Colleague

Organizers have announced the local service projects for the Martin Luther King Day of Service, later this month.

01/04/2012