Pennsylvania

Whiskey Walk
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Holli Stephens
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s a leap year — so don’t miss out on these Philly-centric events that only come once every four years. Get the details on The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
February 27, 2020 - 4:17 pm
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDEF) is leading the charge in a lawsuit against the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, filed Thursday in state court, to cease prison-based gerrymandering. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Tony Romeo
February 26, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Preparations are underway to battle the spread of the coronavirus from China, according to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine. Read more here.
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Church pews
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:05 pm
A Roman Catholic priest in Allentown has been sentenced for groping a 17-year-old parishioner and sending her lewd photos and a video. Read more here.
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Vote sign.
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Tony Romeo
February 25, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers are looking at ways to fix a potential ballot-counting logjam on election night caused by recent changes to state voting law. Read more here.
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PennDOT salt storage area
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Mark Abrams
February 25, 2020 - 2:37 pm
If this year’s winter continues to stay relatively mild, PennDOT says it could save millions of dollars — which will go right back into regional road projects. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
February 24, 2020 - 7:40 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's overpaying charter schools for educating students with special needs. At the heart of the issue is the state's formula governing how charters get funding for special education. Read more here.
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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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A marijuana plant
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John McDevitt
February 21, 2020 - 3:38 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health approved four more clinical registrants to be a part of the state’s first-in-the-nation research program for medical marijuana. Read more here.
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