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Gov. Tom Wolf (second from right) greets voters at Relish restaurant along Ogontz Avenue before he and other top Democratic politicians voted in York County.
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Kristen Johanson
November 06, 2018 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the middle of the election chaos, some of the top Democratic leaders in the city and state rallied together for lunch in Northwest Philadelphia Tuesday. Dozens of politicians lined up for lunch at Relish restaurant along Ogontz Avenue before they went off to vote...
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Kecia Lee took a photo of the sign. Committee members at the polling place responded to her question as to why it was there with shrugs and smirks.
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Kim Glovas
November 06, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A handwritten sign encouraging voters to cast ballots for the Republican candidates over Dems has been taken down at a Chester County polling place, but only after one voter drew attention to it. The sign at Sugartown Elementary School in Malvern read, "Easy Ballot"...
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Matthew Laver
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
November 06, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in both Montgomery and Bucks counties have arrested a Souderton man for having and distributing child pornography. Matthew Laver, 37, faces several charges, after police say they found more than 20 graphic pictures of children stored in his cellphone,...
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A long line snakes around Benjamin Franklin High School, a polling place in Philadelphia.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
November 06, 2018 - 10:44 am
PHILADELPHIA and CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It's Election Day, and it seems the one thing both parties can agree on is just how important it is for voters to get to the polls. KYW Newsradio reporters were out at polling places in the region talking to voters. The line at the Parkway House...
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Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 10:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Emergency management officials in Philadelphia are warning of some potential flooding Tuesday. A coastal flood advisory was issued for 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Delaware River. Ready Philadelphia says there is the potential for flooding along Linden Avenue, Spring...
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Pat Loeb
November 06, 2018 - 8:10 am
UPDATED: 12:41 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Every eligible voter should be able to cast a ballot, even if poll workers can't find a voter's name in their rolls. Voters in that position can cast a provisional ballot to make sure their vote counts. Provisional ballots are paper ballots that...
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Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
UPDATED: 12:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Office of Emergency Management reports that 911 landline phone service in the city has been restored. Update: 9-1-1 landline phone service has been restored. Residents calling 9-1-1 can use their landline phone. Verizon will remain...
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Schuylkill Expressway is shut down with a terrible accident between exits 341 and 342.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are searching for a vehicle that may have been involved in a fatal accident that shut down the Schuylkill Expressway in both directions Tuesday morning. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes near Montgomery Drive just before 4:30 a.m. One of...
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Tinamarie Russel, Zaire Baxter and Jamar Johnson and Zakeem Davis.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
November 05, 2018 - 8:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One North Philadelphia community center is teaching youth the importance of land, business and agriculture. North Central CDC, a registered community organization in the heart of North Philadelphia, started the Stretch and Fly Business Garden, a mentoring program...
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 Pennsylvania is one of few states that extends voting rights to incarcerated citizens and those on parole.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 05, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is one of few states that extends voting rights to incarcerated citizens and those on parole. Across the nation, each state's voting rules vary, and eligible voters can find that their particular state's rules are difficult. For those who are incarcerated...
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