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Bucks District Attorney Matt Weintraub accuses JUUL Labs, Inc and new Jersey-based JUUL pod manufacturer EonSmoke, LLC of purposely targeting children.
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Jim Melwert
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Bucks County is taking steps to try to make a pre-trial intervention program that can wipe away some criminal charges more affordable to everyone. Read more here.
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Archbishop Nelson Perez
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Mark Abrams
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Archbishop Nelson Perez is settling into his duties after he was officially installed as the new shepherd of the region’s more than 1 million Roman Catholics earlier this week. Listen to a one-on-one interview with Perez here.
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Suburban Station
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Mike DeNardo
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
SEPTA is moving ahead with its plans to install countdown clocks on platforms to tell riders how long it will be before the next train or trolley arrives. Read more here.
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Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon and John Colaizzi, Regional Director of Specialty Pharmacy Operations for Walgreens, cut the ribbon on the Community Pharmacy on Federal Street in Camden.
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Mike Dougherty
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
After six years on the job, the chancellor at Rutgers University-Camden is stepping down. Phoebe Haddon will stay on the job until the summer to ensure a smooth transition. Read more here.
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The site of a fire along Walnut Street near 61st Street in West Philadelphia. Eight rowhomes were damaged, displacing more than 20 residents.
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KYW Staff
February 22, 2020 - 5:19 pm
More than 20 residents were displaced and at least eight rowhomes were damaged after a massive fire in West Philadelphia Saturday afternoon. Read more here.
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 The Phillie Phanatic entertains some fans in the seventh inning during a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on April 16, 2016.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 22, 2020 - 3:33 pm
The Phillie Phanatic is getting a new look, expected to be unveiled at Sunday's spring training game in Clearwater. Read more here.
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3D render of microscopic view of virus
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2020 - 2:13 pm
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do concerns about the risk of contracting the deadly disease from packages containing goods made in China. Read more here.
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Marquese Gaines
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
A man is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run in Norristown because he knew he was already wanted for selling a lethal dose of heroin in Upper Merion. Read more here.
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E-bikes in Philadelphia.
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Kim Glovas
February 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
The city's transportation department rolled out electric bikes last year, and after some initial problems with missing bikes, it's back again this year. Some 300 e-bikes are already appearing on city streets. Read more here.
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Police in North Philadelphia.
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Antionette Lee
February 21, 2020 - 8:28 pm
Philadelphia police say a pregnant woman was shot to death on a North Philadelphia street Friday night. Read more here.
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