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President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2019. Trump announced on Thursday that he will nominate Gene Scalia, former Justice Antonin Scalia's son, as secretary of labor.
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July 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
By Allie Malloy and Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he will nominate Gene Scalia, former Justice Antonin Scalia's son, as secretary of labor -- replacing Alex Acosta, who resigned over the fallout from theplea deal he negotiated for Jeffrey Epstein in...
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Brown back and wings of swimming Cownose ray (Rhinoptera bonasus). They are often mistaken for being a shark by beach-goers due to the fins sticking out of the water, resembling the fin of a shark.
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Molly Daly
July 18, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore have been sharing the water with schools of rays. Videos have been popping up on social media of schools of brown, kite-like rays gracefully moving through the water around fascinated swimmers at the Jersey shore. Thomas Grothues,...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
July 18, 2019 - 6:42 pm
NEW JERSEY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has its lowest unemployment rate since jobless numbers have been compiled by the federal government. The June jobless number is down at 3.5%. That’s the lowest it’s ever been in the 43 years that the federal government has kept state unemployment...
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President Donald Trump says a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone on Thursday.
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July 18, 2019 - 5:29 pm
By Zachary Cohen, Kevin Liptak, Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that the USS Boxer downed an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of the Navy ship and ignored "multiple calls to stand down" -- marking yet another escalation in the already tense...
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 18, 2019 - 5:03 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County woman is on her way to state prison for selling the drugs that killed a Willow Grove man in 2016. After she was sentenced to six to 15 years in state prison for selling fentanyl laced heroin to 32-year-old Michael Pastorino, Gwendolyn Prebish...
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John McDevitt
July 18, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's back! The pop-up park will take up space along a section of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the next four weeks, with even more family-friendly programming this summer. Kicking off @TheOvalPHL 2019 preview. Even more free fun & activities return to the Oval...
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World–renowned tennis coach gives some pointers to kids at Police Athletic League Center.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 18, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some lucky kids got a special tennis lesson Thursday afternoon from a pro. 12-year-old Allison Dennis was among about 40 kids who got an introduction to tennis at the Police Athletic League using unusual equipment. "We're using racquets with the beanbags and catching...
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Justin Udo
July 18, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Taking precautions to beat the heat isn't just about the humans, pets also have to be protected from the extremely hot conditions. Nicole Wilson of the Pennsylvania SPCA wants to remind pet owners that they're not the only ones suffering in this week's weather. She...
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Mark Abrams
July 18, 2019 - 1:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department on Thursday announced disciplinary actions against 72 officers who posted inappropriate content on Facebook which included hate speech toward certain minority groups. Police Commissioner Richard Ross described some of the posts as...
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Molly Daly
July 18, 2019 - 12:11 pm
UPDATED: 1 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drexel University has announced it'll lay off about 40% of its physicians and clinical staff because of Hahnemann University Hospital's coming closure. Word of the layoffs came Thursday morning in an email to the Drexel community from medical school...
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