Pennsylvania

Opioids.
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Molly Daly
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration announced Wednesday that it's adding $5 million in federal grants to a student loan repayment program for health care practitioners in communities with high opioid use. Pennsylvania Department of Health press secretary Nate Wardle says the...
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Former Bethlehem Steel headquarters implodes.
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May 19, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters. Crowds gathered to watch the demolition of the area's tallest building, a 21-story monolith that...
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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was a shoulder-to-shoulder standing room only crowd for New Hope’s annual gay pride parade. Megan Ruhmel, vice president of the northeast Pride chapter described Saturday as, “So much color, so much energy, so much love.” Mark Machiesky of Bucks County says he...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
May 17, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to drum up support for Gov. Tom Wolf’s infrastructure funding plan, state and local lawmakers met at an intersection in the heart of Norristown to tout potential benefits. Wolf’s $4.5 billion proposal, called Restore PA, would be funded by a severance...
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Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The top brass in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware joined forces Thursday in an effort to better the Delaware River watershed. Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney signed a proclamation announcing their administrations would work together to make sure the...
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OxyContin
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May 16, 2019 - 1:08 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the country and in many states. The new filings in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland,...
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Sep 9, 2017; University Park, PA, USA; Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf looks on from the field prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
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Tony Romeo
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf continues to push Restore Pennsylvania, his latest proposal to tax natural gas extraction and one that involves borrowing to pay for infrastructure improvements. And leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature continue to be unimpressed. Wolf has...
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses a crowd at the Hyatt Park community center on May 4, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 3:36 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new Quinnipiac University poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leads all Democrats – and President Donald Trump – in a survey of Pennsylvania voters. In the primary, the Quinnipiac University poll shows Biden is favored by 39 percent of Democrats. His...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House Tuesday began debate on legislation that would require the Delaware River Basin Commission to compensate landowners for economic losses stemming from a possible ban on natural gas fracking. The bill being considered by the state House would mandate...
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