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Mark Abrams
June 17, 2019 - 7:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Cape May County fire marshal is trying to pinpoint the cause of a Sunday afternoon fire that broke out at a well-known bait, tackle and boat rental shop in Sea Isle City, N.J. Two people suffered minor injuries when the flames erupted in equipment outside Two...
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Pat Loeb
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fines for certain parking violations could be going up in Philadelphia soon and City Council could vote as early as this week on a bill designed to tackle congestion by collecting more from vehicles that block traffic. How many times has it happened to you? You're...
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David Madden
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Department of the Treasury has adopted new IRS rules that put serious limits on a plan New Jersey and other states wanted to use to get around President Trump’s limits on state and local tax deductions. But the Garden State won’t end their battle to get around the...
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Kim Glovas
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Young adults are finding out that parenthood is a choice, but society is having a hard time accepting that. Stephanie Fusco of East Falls has decided parenthood is not a priority in her life. But whenever she tells anyone, it's a struggle. "No one ever responds...
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Drexel University is planning to build a new home for two Philadelphia schools. But before it can start, the university is asking the school board for help.
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Mike DeNardo
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drexel University is planning to build a new home for two Philadelphia schools. But before it can start, the university is asking the school board for help. Drexel president John Fry says the university has secured about $29 million toward the $39 million needed for a...
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Lynne Adkins
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FDA has just approved a once a month injection to treat painful cluster headaches. Dr. Ausim Azizi, professor of neurology at Temple University School of Medicine, says cluster headaches attack men five times more than women. The pain comes at night, normally...
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Cherri Gregg
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is June 19 and a Montgomery County pre-teen is hoping to inspire others to learn more about the disorder. Isaiah Huff has spent the past several years of his life shining the light on sickle cell anemia. "I hope people see, like, what...
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Shara Dae Howard
June 16, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Juneteenth in Germantown isn't just a celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. "How long were we free before we found out we were free," asked Vashti Dubois, founder of the Colored Girl Museum. The Emancipation Proclamation was signed in...
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This weekend was about more than just dads, as thousands took time to also celebrate all things pop culture at Philadelphia's most popular comic convention Monsters, super heroes, villains and just about every cartoon character you can think of took over the...
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A father's day fishing excursion gives local dads a chance to bond with the ones they love.
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 1:38 pm
MEDIA, Pa.(KYW Newsradio) — A Father's Day fishing excursion gave some local dads a chance to bond with the ones they love. The pond full of fish at Linvilla Orchards gave Corey Dion the perfect opportunity to introduce his 3-year-old daughter Avery to one of his favorite past times. "I wanted to...
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