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Swarthmore College student protesters occupy fraternity house, want it closed

(Associated Press) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members’ derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi chapter at the private liberal arts school in suburban Philadelphia. On Monday morning, about 30 students were […]

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Health officials warn: Make sure you got the right measles vaccination

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The CDC says new measles cases have hit a 25-year high. There were 78 new cases reported last week, bringing the 2019 total to 704 cases.  Health officials also warn that just because someone has been vaccinated, they may not be safe. They emphasize the importance of not just people getting […]

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Woman Dies After Crashing Into Several Trees In Chester County, Police Say

POCOPSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A woman is dead after striking several trees in a single-vehicle crash in Pocopson Township, Chester County on Tuesday morning. SR52/Lenape Road was shut down for several hours between Locust Grove Road and Deblyn following the crash around 8:30 a.m. (credit: CBS3) Pennsylvania State Police say the woman was traveling […]

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Philly-area high schools among top 30 of US News ranking

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual ranking of the country’s best public high schools.  Two of the top 30 are from the Philadelphia area. Masterman High School on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia is No. 22 in the country, and Downingtown STEM Academy is No. 29. Related: […]

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Memorial Service To Be Held Wednesday For Delaware Marine Killed In Afghanistan

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – A memorial service will be held Wednesday for a Delaware Marine killed in Afghanistan earlier this month. Staff Sgt. Christopher Slutman, who is also a decorated New York City firefighter, was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on April 8. Marine Sgt. Chris Slutman, Of Wilmington, Killed In Afghanistan Roadside […]

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Melissa Landay Is Helping Give Back After Surviving Breast Cancer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Mother’s Day tradition is getting a makeover. There will be no more “Race for the Cure.” This year Susan G. Komen Philadelphia is raising money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer with a walk! The event is expected to be more intimate, more powerful, “More than Pink.” When you […]

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Five Pa. cities land in Top 25 in particle pollution in American Lung Association report

Five Pennsylvania cities and metro areas across the state rank among the Top 25 in the country in terms of year-round particle pollution, according to a new report from the American Lung Association. – MORE

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Joe Biden enters 2020 presidential race

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he will run for president in 2020 after months of speculation. Biden announced his bid in a video on social media released early Thursday. – MORE

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Petition calls for Kate Smith statue to permanently move to Wildwood

A online petition to move the statue of Kate Smith to Wildwood has been been created by an American Legion post in the shore town. Organizers would like to see the statute permanently permanently located on the Wildwood Boardwalk. – MORE

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Mob Talk: FBI lands 1-2 punch on Philly mob

Veteran crime journalists George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser delve into the past, present and future of the Philly Mob. – MORE