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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World’ Tops ‘Inside Out’

The Jurassic Park blockbuster sequel earned an estimated $31-million, while the cerebral animated comedy, Inside Out, took in $30-million.

07/06/2015

Paul Sherwin with Cavanaugh's Head House (credit: Justin Udo)

Women’s World Cup Brings In New Fans, More Money For Local Businesses

Vancouver, Canada is a long way from Philadelphia, but the U.S. Women’s soccer team has a lot of enthusiastic fans here — and that’s helping bar owners in the city score big.

07/05/2015

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Five Rescued From Fire Near Ocean City Boardwalk

Six people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized after a shore house fire in Ocean City, New Jersey overnight.

07/05/2015

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Teen Girl, Three Others Dead After Violent Night In Philadelphia

Four people are dead, including a teenage girl, and police are searching for clues after a violent night in Philadelphia.

07/05/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

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Five Leaders Honored At KYW Newsradio’s Annual Women’s Achievement Awards

Patricia DeCarlo, the executive director of the Norris Square Community Alliance in North Philadelphia, was one of the honorees who was recognized during Tuesday night’s 6th annual award ceremony.

06/24/2015

(Philadelphia-centric shirts and other items are sold by Philly Phaithful.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: T-Shirts With An Attytood

Okay, so you want a Philadelphia-related t-shirt, but you want something other than the usual?

Enter Philly Phaithful!

06/21/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heroin Deaths A Growing Epidemic In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the hardest hit cities in the country when it comes to heroin-related deaths.

06/20/2015

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Philadelphia Nonprofit Aims To Reopen Historic Uptown Theater

The Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation held a fundraiser Friday night for the historic Uptown Theater at the CBS Broadcast Center.

06/20/2015

(The former headquarters of the "Cradle of Liberty Council" of the Boy Scouts of America, at 22nd and Winter Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philadelphia Council Bypasses National Boy Scouts With Acceptance of Gay Leaders

Local Boy Scout leaders in the Philadelphia region are adopting a membership and employment policy that opposes discrimination based on sexual orientation.

06/19/2015

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Effort To Get Health Insurance For Undocumented Children In Pa. Faces Uphill Battle

Child advocates estimate that as many as 20,000 undocumented children in Pennsylvania can’t get health insurance because of their immigration status.

06/17/2015

Senator John Rafferty in file photo (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Suburban GOP State Senator To Announce AG Run

Suburban Philadelphia Republican state Senator John Rafferty is scheduled to announce his candidacy for attorney general this week.

06/16/2015

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Report To Be Released That Shows Gap In Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program

Child advocates are set to release a report Tuesday morning showing that thousands of children in Pennsylvania are without health insurance, despite the state’s promise to Cover All Kids through the CHIP program.

06/16/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Votes For Delay Of Keystone Exams

The state Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would put off for two more years the use of tests as part of public school graduation requirements in Pennsylvania.

06/16/2015

Sanitary Door Opener hangs on restroom door at Ponzio's Diner in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.(credit: Kim Glovas)

Local Diner Offers Hands-Free, Germ-Free Way To Open Restroom Door

It’s called a “Sanitary Door Opener,” and it allows you to open the restroom door with your forearm.

06/16/2015

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