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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 14, 2018 - 9:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The top state election officials from throughout the U.S. are gathering this weekend in Philadelphia amid fresh revelations of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and just before President Donald Trump holds one-on-one talks with Russian President Vladimir...
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Franklin Square Station
Matt Leon / KYW Newsradio
David Madden
July 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware River Port Authority is moving ahead with plans to reopen a long shuttered station along the PATCO high speed line in Philadelphia. And next week, they're expected to ask the feds to help pay for it. Franklin Square station has been shuttered for almost...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
Pat Loeb
July 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was set to leave Saturday for a business trip to Quebec. The trip has a two-fold mission. The mayor says there are a number of IT companies that are interested in expanding to Philadelphia and he'll attend pitch sessions with them and...
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Swarm
Didier William
Cherri Gregg
July 13, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has been busy this summer. The museum recently opened an innovative exhibition that showcases more than 30 pieces of work by immigrant artists Nestor Armando Gil and Didier William. One multimedia exhibit called "Swarm"...
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The Marketplace at Camden's Adventure Aquarium
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
July 13, 2018 - 8:45 pm
CAMDEN, NJ. (KYW Newsradio) -- The next time you head to Camden's Adventure Aquarium to do some fish gazing, you may want to stay and grab a bite to eat too. The Marketplace is now open there, offering visitors a diverse menu to chose from. And it's all eco-friendly. The restaurant has been several...
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US Coast Guard
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
July 13, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Boating season is in full swing, and the U.S. Coast Guard is offering tips on how to make yourself more visible to rescuers in the event you need to abandon the vessel. "When we are flying a couple hundred feet over the water it's tough to see a little head and some...
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Eagles 88
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 13, 2018 - 6:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- "Fly Eagles Fly" is in big white letters on the back of NASCAR's #88 Chevy Camaro. It's all part of a paint scheme that will be featured in a couple weeks during the race at Pocono Raceway. The slick Eagles green design is all part of an on-going partnership between...
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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
July 13, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A Bucks County woman has been charged with killing her infant son, accused of transmitting a deadly combination of drugs through her breast milk. According to court documents, an autopsy shows Samantha Jones’ baby died of methadone, amphetamine and methamphetamine...
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Governor Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
July 13, 2018 - 4:14 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Murphy Administration has released new state aid numbers for more than 500 school districts. And it demonstrates how the governor is doling out money to growing districts long underfunded by the state. The $8.5 billion package hammered out as part of the budget...
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Crabfries for heroes
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
July 13, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Chickie’s & Pete’s is raising money for families of fallen police officers by selling French fries. The effort coincided with National French Fry Day. We're not talking small potatoes. The sports bar and restaurant hopes to raise $30,000 for the Philadelphia...
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