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SEPTA Bus generic
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Kim Glovas
June 30, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the first time in ten years, SEPTA has announced a new bus route in the city. The new Route 49 bus is expected to go into service sometime in early 2019. SEPTA's Andrew Busch says the bus was designed to help under served communities. "This bus will operate...
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Car Trouble
Andrew Kramer
June 30, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The extremely hot weather can take a toll on many things, including your car. But there are things you can do to make sure your vehicle survives a heat wave. AAA Mid-Atlantic's Jana Tidwell says car batteries can become vulnerable as the tempratures soar. "Often...
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Delphi Project Summer Camp
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 30, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens of Philadelphia public school students got some keen insights into the life of professional-level dancers, at a five-day summer camp at the Pennsylvania Ballet. They took up ballet, jazz, modern and African dance classes. A longtime soloist with the...
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Mercy Hospital Block Party
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Kimberly Adams
June 30, 2018 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A West Philadelphia hospital celebrated a milestone Saturday that had one overjoyed community dancing in the streets. "My life was saved in the hospital," said 72-year-old Matt Hopkins. Hopkins danced in the streets in front of Mercy Hospital at 53rd Street and Cedar...
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Families Belong Together Rally
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 30, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A rally in Philadelphia was among the more than 700 planned marches across the country Saturday in protest of President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Franklin Institute in Logan Square for the "Families Belong...
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Governor Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Oliver, Senate President Sweeney and Speaker Coughlin hold a press conference on budget agreement in Trenton on June 30, 2019.
Photo Credit: Edwin J. Torres Governor's Office.
David Madden
June 30, 2018 - 10:41 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey will not endure a second government shutdown in as many years. Governor Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature have cut a budget deal, just hours before a Midnight deadline. The legislature will take action on the accord early Sunday morning...
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The bus, carrying middle school students from Paramus, was ripped from its chassis in an accident along Route 80.
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June 30, 2018 - 9:49 am
RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) — Bipartisan legislation named after a fifth-grader who died when her school bus crashed on Interstate 80 last month would require quicker notification to school districts when their bus drivers commit moving violations. Democratic New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer on Friday...
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Philadelphia Building Code
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 29, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia, this week, became the first East Coast city -- and only the third city in the U.S. -- to adopt the 2018 International Building Code. It makes a giant leap in requirements for energy efficiency. Pennsylvania virtually froze building code revisions in...
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Diane Allen
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 29, 2018 - 8:30 pm
EDGEWATER PARK, NJ. (KYW Newsradio) -- She may be out of politics, but former TV news anchor and New Jersey state senator Diane Allen does not seem to be slowing down. In fact, you could say she's paying it forward. Allen has always advocated for more women to enter the political field. Now she's...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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David Madden
June 29, 2018 - 6:29 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A budget impasse between New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature has put the state at the brink of a shutdown at midnight Saturday. It appears the key stumbling block is now the millionaires tax. Legislators are ready to accept one that...
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