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GameChangers: Good Works: Changing the Game One Home at a Time

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chester County is one of the wealthiest counties in Pennsylvania, with the median income reported above $84,000. But on the outskirts of towns, and in some cases, right in heart of the community, poverty is alive and well. “Anyone of us is one bad decision, one mistake, one injury away from being in the same situation as ...

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Movie Review: ‘The Red Turtle’

By Bill Wine KYW Newsradio 1060 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The animated The Red Turtle is a silent castaway fable that explores our connection to the natural world. It begins in the middle of a raging storm, with rain and waves filling the screen and washing the main character up on a beach, his boat now in pieces. The tropical island ...

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Fairmount Waterworks Opens Mussel Exhibit Along River Trail

by Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Fairmount Water Works is hatching a plan to help clean the water we drink every day, with a Mussels Hatchery. The exhibit along the Schuylkill River Trail, near the Art Museum, opens Friday. The new installation is part living science laboratory, and part interactive exhibit featuring mussels, but not the kind you eat ...

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Philly Film Office Holding Screenplay Competition

by John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Submissions are being accepted by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office for an annual screenplay competition. It’s called “Set In Philly.” Full length screen plays or original TV pilots to be shot in Philadelphia can be submitted by anyone from around the world. There is a total of $18,000 in cash prizes, not to mention ...

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Philly Street Artist Gets Exhibit At African American Museum

by Melony Roy PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local street photographer’s work is now on display at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. His photography skills on Instagram helped get him noticed. Street photographer Shawn Theodore, better known as @_xst (pronounced “exist”) on Instagram, has nearly 61,000 followers. “Instagram has definitely been a huge factor in the trajectory of my career. ...

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A Flu Season Update

By Stephanie Stahl PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The flu is now widespread in our area and around much of the country. Health officials say so far it’s been an average year for the flu, and that the vaccine is working pretty well. They say we got off to a slow start for the flu season, probably because the weather was mild, ...

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3 On Your Side: Get The Best President’s Day Deals

by Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Do you have any shopping planned over the long President’s Day weekend? If you do, 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan has a look at what you can expect from the sales this year, and what the best deals will be. When it comes to sales, President’s Day offers some of the biggest shopping ...

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Zeoli Show Log 02.16.17

3pm- President Trump announces Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for Labor Secretary. Acosta replaces Andrew Puzder who withdrew from consideration yesterday. 3:05pm- During his press conference this afternoon, Donald Trump called CNN “very fake news” while fielding questions from Jim Acosta. 3:20pm- NBC’s Chuck Todd criticizes Trump for the way he deals with, and treats, the media. 3:35pm- NJ ...

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Tourism Board Proposes MontCo Multi-Use Sports Facility

by Jim Melwert PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A tourism advocacy group says a $40 million multi-use sports facility in Montgomery County could have a $100 million economic impact for the county over a five-year span. The announcement came at Center Ice in Oaks, about to host the MyHockey tournament this weekend, with 1,000 players and 3,000 travelers. “It brings in over ...

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City Officials Looking To Improve Students’ ‘Out Of School Time’

by Pat Loeb PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia is taking a new approach to providing students with activities when they’re not in school. City officials launched a program on Thursday to make “out of school time” as productive as time in school. Just as city officials are working to expand and improve pre-kindergarten, as a path to better lives, they’re also ...

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Is Spring In The Air? Not Just Yet.

by Suzanne Monaghan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There have been some early signs of spring: mild weather, some buds on trees, and blooms breaking through the ground. Highs are expected in the 60s this weekend, so is that a sign that spring is in the air? “I would say don’t close the book on winter just yet,” says CBS 3 Meteorologist ...

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Popular SNL Prop Created By MontCo Production Company

by Justin Udo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Saturday Night Live has a Montgomery County company to thank for a popular prop that has taken television screens, and the internet, by storm. Monkey Boys Productions, which makes props, puppets, and other practical effects, constructed the now-famous motorized lectern used by comedian Melissa McCarthy during a skit where she portrayed White House Press ...

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SEPTA Considering New Express Bus Route

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Plans are in the works to add a new express bus route along Roosevelt Boulevard. Running on the same path as the Route 14 bus, SEPTA’s Boulevard Direct Bus line would have only seven stops from Frankford Transportation Center to Neshaminy Mall. “Cottman Avenue, Rhawn Street, Welsh Road, Grant Avenue, Red Lion Road, the Neshaminy Interplex at ...

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Large Shipment Of Narcotic ‘Khat’ Intercepted At Philly Airport

by Kristen Johanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Federal agents say for the second time this month, they’ve intercepted a large shipment of an unusual narcotic in Pennsylvania. Hair dye package the khat was discovered in. (credit: Pennsylvania U.S. Customs and Border Protection) During a routine search of incoming shipments at Philadelphia International Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents saw a ...

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Philly School District Seeing First Revenue From New Tax On Rideshare Services

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia school leaders are hailing their first installment of revenues from the new tax on rideshare services in the city. Last year’s state legislation that legalized rideshare services like Uber and Lyft in Philadelphia also required them to give a cut of revenues to the School District. School leaders gathered around a ceremonial check this morning to ...

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Dom Show Notes 2.16.17

9:00-The day without immigrants protest today. 9:35-Lower Merion basketball protesting in favor of Muslims and refugees.  10:00-Tricia Cunningham joined discussing the Pennsylvania Spirit of America rallies coming up. 10:35-Congress failing to introduce a new repeal plan for Obamacare. 10:40-Burlington County requesting the State to investigate the fliers being passed out by the KKK.  11:00-Another Philadelphia officer ticketed by the PPA.  ...

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Montco Man Accused Of Breaking Ribs, Skull Of 3-Week-Old Baby

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — A 34-year-old Montgomery County man is charged with breaking the ribs and skull of a young baby. According to the criminal complaint, Luis Bonanno, of Harleysville, was trying to relieve the gas of his 24-day-old baby. The complaint says his wife told a nurse at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that Bonanno was holding the little girl ...

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Ukee Washington Honored As “Living Legend” By City Council

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – No surprise here! CBS 3’s own Ukee Washington was honored as a “Living Legend” at Philadelphia’s City’s Council meeting this morning. Washington said he’s “truly humbled and grateful” by the honor. “We can serve as the foundation for so many others, no matter where they are from or what they look like,” Washington said. City Council is ...

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Daddy-Daughter Ballet Class Produces Fantastic Results

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia dance school hosted a “Daddy, Daughter” ballet class on Valentine’s Day and posted videos of the results that are definitely on pointe. The Philadelphia Dance Center had students invite their fathers to participate in classes this week. The center posted videos of the Valentine’s Day lesson on their Facebook page, with graceful daughters leading their ...

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2nd Parking Ticket For Philadelphia Police In 2 Days

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — First Police Commissioner Richard Ross, and now Philadelphia Police Department’s John Ross walked out to find a Philadelphia Parking Authority violation on his vehicle. My coffee cost $76 this morning. pic.twitter.com/TnHFnqFvOm — John Ross (@PPDJohnRoss) February 16, 2017 “My coffee cost $76 this morning,” Ross tweeted along with a photo of the ticket. On Wednesday, Commissioner Ross was ...

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VIDEO: Suspects Crash Car Into South Philly Store Before Taking Cash

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are on the hunt for three suspects who allegedly burglarized a store in South Philadelphia. Authorities say around 11:20 p.m. on February 2, three males were captured on surveillance video gaining entry to Lou’s Wholesale on the 1500 block of South 7th Street by driving a car into the front of the building. Police say two suspects ...

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Beer, Hoagies And Seating At Pennsylvania Wawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–A Wawa in Delaware County reopens today and is now the first store in the chain in the region where you can grab a cold one. The Wawa on Naamans Creek Road in Chadds Ford is now the first location in the state, actually the Delaware Valley, to sell beer. Renovations took five weeks for this Wawa to meet ...

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‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Being Held Across US, Including Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life. “A Day Without Immigrants” actions are planned in cities including Philadelphia, Washington, Boston, Houston, Chicago and New York. The protest gained momentum on social media and by word of mouth. ...

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Philly Police Commissioner Gets Parking Ticket In Center City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–No one is above the law, not even Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross. Ross was ticketed Wednesday after parking his car in a rush-hourlane at the Bellevue Hotel in Center City. Stopping in that lane was prohibited at the time. Ross was at the Bellevue for a speaking engagement. The Philadelphia Parking Authority tells CBS 3, the commissioner paid ...

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PGW Injured After Attempting To Stop Runaway Police Car

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–A PGW worker is hurt after a bizarre accident involving a police car in West Philadelphia. Chopper 3 was over the scene at the corner of Westminster Avenue and Markoe Street Wednesday afternoon, not far from where Westminster meets Lancaster Avenue. Police tell CBS 3 an officer was chasing a car when the people inside got out and ran ...

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5 In Custody After Gun Fire Leads To Police Chase In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Five people are being questioned after a police chase ends right in front of the Pennsylvania State Police barracks on Belmont Avenue on Thursday. Philadelphia police tell CBS 3, they started chasing a white Acura on Alden Avenue in Cobbs Creek after reports of shots fired. They took one person into custody at that location, but the car took ...

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3 Children, 2 Adults Hospitalized After Fire In Grays Ferry

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Five people, including three children were hospitalized following a fire this morning in Grays Ferry. The fire broke out around 5 a.m.  in the 1600 block of S. Etting Street. CBS 3 has learned that three children and two adults were rushed to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. The cause of the fire remains under ...

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Rt. 322 EB Closed In DelCo Following Tractor Trailer Accident

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– A tractor trailer accident is causing some delays this morning on Rt. 322. The accident happened on Rt. 322 at I-95 in Delaware County. The eastbound lanes and one westbound lane are closed at this time. Live look at the tractor trailer ACC on RT-322 at I-95. EB lanes closed, 1 WB lane blocked. Serious injury @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/NNhn0Y7X5z ...

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Night Ski Getaway

By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Action on the ski slopes doesn’t end when the sun goes down. KYW’s Jay Lloyd reports many skiers and riders come alive after dark. There’s a whole breed of snow seekers who grab the gear after work and go straight from job to lodge, grab a bite, and push-off for the lifts to trails ...

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