Pennsylvania

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June 07, 2019 - 5:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The organization tasked with policing abuse in Olympic sports has barred a Pennsylvania gymnastics coach from being around minors unsupervised while it investigates a misconduct claim. USA Gymnastics tells The Allentown Morning Call that John Holman's suspension issued by the...
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Health insurance costs
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Tony Romeo
June 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania House committee has advanced legislation that would require the state to create its own health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Health care advocates celebrated the news that the Pennsylvania House Insurance Committee has approved a...
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Tony Romeo
June 06, 2019 - 11:26 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania House has sent the Senate legislation that would end child marriages in Pennsylvania. The sponsor of the bill, Republican Rep. Jesse Topper, said remarkably, Pennsylvania is one of 27 states that does not set a minimum age for marriage. It is...
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A P-40 Warhawk
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Mark Abrams
June 06, 2019 - 5:00 am
READING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Re-enactors are gathering this weekend at the Reading Regional Airport to pay tribute to World War II veterans and bring to life the period in which they lived. This gathering of "warbirds" is being staged by the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum , located at Reading's airport...
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Miranda Schaup-Werner died at hotel in the Dominican Republic five days before a Maryland Couple died there.
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June 05, 2019 - 6:31 am
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- Five days before a Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, a Pennsylvania woman collapsed and died at the same resort shortly after she checked in, a family spokesman says. Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, had...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some Pennsylvania lawmakers, led by a state senator from Bucks County, want to stamp out so-called "games of skill" that they claim are undercutting lottery sales. You may have seen them popping up in convenience stores and other locations. You may have thought...
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Winter Salt Watch
Kevin Roth
Mark Abrams
June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A group of "citizen scientists" helped measure the salt content of streams and creeks during the past winter in our area. And, their findings on the actual source may surprise you. Kevin Roth, of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, was one of the coordinators...
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Swimming in Creek
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Dan Wing
June 01, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the summer season about to hit full stride, state officials are warning residents to play it safe as they hit Pennsylvania's waterways whether it be for swimming, fishing or boating. As we saw this week with the drowning death of a teen in Bucks County, storms...
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ARCA Series auto race
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May 31, 2019 - 9:12 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Ty Majeski pulled away late at Pocono Raceway on Friday for his second straight ARCA Series victory. Riley Herbst was unchallenged as he led the first 68 laps of the 80 laps before he yielded first to Majeski on a pit stop and that decided the uneventful race. Majeski won last...
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Bill Cosby
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May 31, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. Cosby's insurer had settled with the women last month for an undisclosed sum...
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