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Immigration authorities are expected to begin conducting raids in nine cities today, targeting about 2,000 immigrants who courts have ordered to be removed from the country, a US official has said.
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July 14, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Catherine E. Shoichet, Maria Santana and Jim Acosta (CNN) -- Immigrant rights advocates across the United States say they've seen few signs of the ICE raids that Trump administration officials had warned would begin Sunday. Does that mean officials changed their plans? Or is the operation still...
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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JULY 02: Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a community conversation at the East Las Vegas Community Center on July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Dan Wing
July 14, 2019 - 9:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four of the Democratic primary candidates were in Philadelphia late Saturday afternoon for the 2019 Netroots Nation Conference to further discuss their platforms and take questions from the crowd of thousands of progressive organizers gathered at the Pennsylvania...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Kristen Johanson
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new piece of legislation, allowing Pennsylvania's attorney general to prosecute gun cases in Philadelphia, was passed earlier this month and has caused some confusion. It also created some waves this week. Previously, Philadelphia gun cases were only prosecuted by...
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Nicole Westerman
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Pat Loeb
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key piece of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's vision for renovating city parks, recreation centers and libraries will fall into place this week when city officials unveil apprenticeship programs aimed at providing union jobs for people who have, historically, had a...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is cracking down on businesses who hire people as independent contractors, instead of regular employees, to get around state labor laws. Gov. Phil Murphy used an annual meeting of the state’s Building and Construction Trades Council in Atlantic City to...
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia spends millions of dollars each year to borrow money, because city tax revenues don't arrive in time for the district's officials to pay the bills. In align with every year around this time, on Tuesday, the board voted in favor of...
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July 13, 2019 - 9:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating after they say at least seven people were injured tonight during a shooting in West Philadelphia. Police say it happened just after 9 p.m. at 54th Street and Lansdowne Avenue in the Overbrook section of the city. According to CBS3, a...
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Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity.
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July 13, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio/AP) — On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that hit most of New York City, a massive power outage brought the curtain down on Broadway shows and stalled traffic on Manhattan streets. Underground, the power outage affecting 73,000 customers for hours also left the subway...
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Asian longhorned tick
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Molly Daly
July 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An invasive tick species with the ability clone itself is being blamed for the recent death of a bull in North Carolina. Asian longhorned ticks have been found in 11 states, including Pennsylvania. The species, first found on a sheep in New Jersey two years ago, was...
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Andrew Kramer
July 13, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It became a popular in Europe, and now padel has come to Philadelphia. When you think of this sport, think tennis meets racquetball with a side of squash ... and throw in a pickle — pickle ball that is. Went to check out Padel this morning, a new racquet sport that...
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