Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans and Democrats in Pennsylvania joined forces Wednesday to announce a piece of clean slate legislation designed to reform the Commonwealth's state licensure laws. The effort could impact licenses that govern one in five jobs across the state. Pennsylvania...
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bartender serving drinks
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Tim Jimenez
May 22, 2019 - 9:54 am
MARPLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Voters in five Delaware and Chester county communities have spoken, and those "dry" towns will be dry no more. Marple Township isn't completely dry, because there are beer distributors and liquor stores in town. But there are no bars. And if you want a mixed...
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Hepatitis A vaccine
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Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced an outbreak of hepatitis A in the state, with Philadelphia and Allegheny counties being hit the hardest. In response, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its own numbers. Doctor Steve Alles,...
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It’s been a week since Pennsylvania’s primary election day, giving Montgomery County officials some time to digest feedback on the new paper-ballot voting machines.
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Jim Melwert
May 21, 2019 - 10:47 am
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County rolled out its paper ballot voting machines this Election Day, and voters are mixed on the new — yet old-school — method. With the new machines, after you check in, you receive a paper ballot, a Sharpie, and a manila folder. Voters are then...
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President Donald Trump
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May 21, 2019 - 7:02 am
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the...
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Sign directing voters.
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Kristen Johanson
May 20, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The focus of this year's primary in Pennsylvania is at the local level, but there are state and county-wide judgeships to be decided as well, and one nonpartisan group argues judicial candidates are the most important picks you'll make on a ballot. Judges may have a...
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kim Glovas
May 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has joined 22 in declaring a hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania, with nearby counties being hit the hardest. Of the 171 cases reported among 36 counties this year, Levine said Philadelphia and Allegheny counties are...
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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.
Jacqueline Larma/AP
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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