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Mega Millions
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October 24, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a new million dollar lottery winner in the Delaware Valley. Lottery officials say the lucky winner purchased one Pennsylvania Lottery Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million at a Wawa convenience store on Sproul Road in Broomall. The store will earn a $5,000...
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The Grady Community Garden will offer students the opportunity to learn about gardening while also providing food to those who need it.
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Dan Wing
October 24, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Community College of Philadelphia unvieled a new community garden Wednesday morning. The goal is to help make sure food-insecure students and others have access to healthy and affordable food. Named after a somewhat beloved groundhog that lives in the previously...
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 Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined.
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Lynne Adkins
October 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined. Maybe your parents are elderly and you worry, but they love to see the kids in costume on Halloween. However, you need to hand out candy in your home, so that creates a problem, says Caryn Coff,...
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Mike Dougherty
October 23, 2018 - 9:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A large crowd turned out at Love Park Tuesday to rally for transgender rights in protest of a report that detailed the Trump Administration's plans to roll back some Obama-era protections. Holding fists in the air, both real and cardboard, rally participants say they...
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Ed Pawlowski is shown in 2014
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Mark Abrams
October 23, 2018 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — The former mayor of Allentown, Pa. was sentenced to a lengthy prison term Tuesday for his conviction in a pay-to-play scheme designed to raise cash for his campaigns for higher office. Federal Judge Juan Sanchez slapped a 15-year sentence on Ed Pawlowski, a former...
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John McDevitt
October 23, 2018 - 8:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Camden health clinic is raising awareness about lead exposure and encouraging parents to get their children tested during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. About 150 children ages 3 to 5 years old were among those attending a lead safety day at CAMcare...
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Pat Loeb
October 23, 2018 - 8:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee advanced a bill Tuesday it hopes will reduce the dumping of tires on city streets. The bill would require tire dealers to get a license to do business in the city. The Philadelphia Streets Department estimates that it collects...
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Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
October 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —A Mercer County insurance company recently partnered with the Philadelphia 76ers to launch a driving safety program. The goal is to get teens excited about being responsible drivers in an effort to keep everyone safe on the roads. Hundreds of local teens gathered at...
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Six children are dead after what appears to be a viral outbreak at a North Jersey medical facility.
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Greg Orlandini
October 23, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Six children are dead after what appears to be a viral outbreak at a North Jersey medical facility. The New Jersey Department of Health says 18 patients in total contracted the adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Passaic County...
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A Montgomery County judge has denied Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial.
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Jim Melwert
October 23, 2018 - 4:55 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County judge has denied Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial. Also on Tuesday, the 81-year-old entertainer filed a request with a higher court to let him out of prison pending his appeal. Montgomery County judge Steven O’Neill denied Cosby’s motion for...
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