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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Molly Daly
June 20, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey lawmakers have passed a $38.7 billion budget plan that's stripped out some of Gov. Phil Murphy's top priorities. The Senate passed the bill early Thursday afternoon by a 31 to six vote that included seven Republicans. A few hours later, it cleared the...
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A 49-year-old Delaware County man is sentenced to 9 to 18 years in prison for illegally selling firearms outside a gun show in Montgomery County in February of last year, then pointing a loaded gun at police officers trying to arrest him.
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Jim Melwert
June 20, 2019 - 6:38 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 49-year-old Delaware County man is sentenced to nine to 18 years in prison for illegally selling firearms outside a gun show in Montgomery County in February of last year, then pointing a loaded gun at police officers trying to arrest him. Handing down the...
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Cirque du Soleil
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Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cirque du Soleil returns to Philly this weekend at the Wells Fargo Center, and they are blending signature Cirque acrobatics with ice skating for the first time. A large, white structure with ramps and tunnels is set up at center ice for the show, titled "Crystal."...
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Oct 2, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) acknowledges the crow as part of pre game ceremonies in his honor prior to a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
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Mark Abrams
June 20, 2019 - 5:58 pm
READING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man named by authorities in the Dominican Republic as an alleged co-conspirator in the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox all-star David Ortiz may be hiding out in Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading’s Deputy Police Chief Osborne Robinson III said 31-year-old Luis...
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Pat Loeb
June 20, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Councilmember is proposing a ban on single-use plastic bags and non-recyclable paper bags at retail stores or in deliveries. Councilman Mark Squilla's bill would require that stores charge 15 cents for any bag it provides to a customer and, though...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 20, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia pension board has voted to yank former Sheriff John Green's pension, which will save taxpayers more than $100,000 a year. With 20 years as sheriff and 17 years as a police officer before that, Green would have been eligible for a pension of $8,464 a...
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SEPTA Police
Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have nabbed two men in the shooting of a SEPTA regional rail conductor in May. The two were wanted for shooting a SEPTA conductor at Carpenter Station on the Chestnut Hill West line while they tried to rob him on May 10. SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel says...
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Philadelphia Soul QB Dan Raudabaugh has 20 touchdown passes this season.
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Matt Leon
June 20, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul start the final third of their regular season on Saturday with a road game against the Destroyers in Columbus. The Soul improved to 4-4 on the season this past weekend with an impressive 54-29 win over Atlantic City. The Soul jumped out to a 20-0...
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Anti-violence protest
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Cherri Gregg
June 20, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community groups came together to rally against the recent rash of gun violence in the Philadelphia, putting the focus on the victims. It's been less than a week since six people died and 28 were injured in a rash of shootings over the span of just two days. Community...
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Hand holding bottle of Cannabis oil against Marijuana plant
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June 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
By Alicia Wallace, CNN Business (CNN) — Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year. Industry insiders are forecasting that global cannabis sales could total $14.9 billion in 2019, up 36% from 2018...
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