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Five Must-See Museums In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a veritable treasure trove of museums, with a seemingly endless supply of galleries, special exhibits, historic buildings and conservatories to explore.

03/28/2015

(Judges speak with contestants at the National History Day event at the National Constitution Center.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Schoolkids Share Their Knowledge at National History Day Event

Hundreds of children were showing their smarts and their creativity at a history competition being held, today and tomorrow, at the National Constitution Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

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Lawmaker Wants To Make Voter Registration in Pennsylvania More Automatic

Under the proposed law, a voter registration would be completed whenever a person applies for a driver’s license, applies to get benefits or a birth certificate, or enters a state-run college or university — unless the person “opts out.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

(Chris Bartlett, head of the William Way Center, describes the gay rights exhibit opening this June at the Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in Philadelphia

Titled “Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court,” the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

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Top Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month In Philadelphia

Here are the top places to visit and things to do in honor of Women’s History Month in Philadelphia.

03/02/2015

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24 Hours In Philadelphia

One could easily spend days — even weeks — exploring and taking in all that Philadelphia has to offer, but if time is limited, there are a few sights and experiences that simply can’t be missed.

02/28/2015

(A visitor examines one of the original transcripts of the Bill of Rights, now on display at the National Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A 1789 Version of The Bill of Rights Goes on Display in Philadelphia

“It’s a great day for Pennsylvania and a great day for Philadelphia that we actually get to view an original copy,” Gov. Tom Corbett said during a speech at the exhibit opening.

12/15/2014

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Rare Bill Of Rights Copy Goes On Display In Philly

The National Constitution Center is putting a rare, original copy of the Bill of Rights on display.

12/11/2014

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The Top Thanksgiving Events In Philadelphia

If you want to find some new ways to enjoy the season of being thankful, here are the top activities in the Philadelphia area to add some fun and culture to your schedule.

11/17/2014

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Social Media At Work: Can What You Say, Do Be Used Against You By The Boss?

People who manage workplaces have a lot questions about social media – and they got some answers Wednesday at the National Constitution Center.

11/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18:  Malala Yousafzai, an education and women's rights activist, meets with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (not seen) on August 18, 2014 in New York City. Mala also attended a conference marking the UN's Millenium Development Goals.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Malala Yousafzai Receives The 2014 Liberty Medal In Philadelphia

“It is we who make history, it is we who become the history. So let us make history, bring change, by becoming the change,” she said.

10/21/2014

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Mount Saint Joseph Academy)

Students From ‘The Mount’ Invited To Liberty Medal Ceremony After YouTube Video Goes Viral

A group of Mount Saint Joseph Academy students will be on stage tomorrow when Malala receives the Liberty Medal at the national Constitution Center.

10/20/2014

Ryan Murphy, co-chairman Philadelphia encampment at Lighthouse Field in Kensington. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Second Annual Encampment Takes Place In Philadelphia

Hundreds of boy scouts are gathering in North Philadelphia for a weekend full of inner-city camping and activities.

10/18/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 13

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/13/2014

(Malala Yousafzai, at the United Nations in August 2014.  Photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Winner of Next Philadelphia Liberty Medal Also Wins Nobel Peace Prize

In 2012, Yousafzai was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan for daring to pursue her education.

10/10/2014

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