Pennsylvania

Libre the Boston terrier
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Jim Melwert
July 31, 2018 - 3:55 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A celebration at the Horsham Dog Park on Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of a Pennsylvania law that strengthens protections for animals. It’s become known as Libre’s Law. Libre himself was on hand for the celebration. Libre the Boston Terrier and some friends...
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In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Burke, left, who was a fraternity brother at Penn State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter, walks with his attorney Philip Masorti.
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July 31, 2018 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 2:16 p.m. BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of drinking and hazing last year was sentenced to three months' house arrest on Tuesday. Ryan Burke had pleaded guilty to four...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
July 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bucknell University has removed references on its website to alumnus and CBS chief executive Les Moonves amid sexual harassment allegations against him. The New Yorker magazine published the allegations from several women Friday. PennLive.com reports Bucknell President John...
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3D printing or additive manufacturing (AM) is the use of one of various processes to make a three-dimensional object. This model is powered by technology FDM.
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Mark Abrams
July 30, 2018 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The director of the Austin, Texas-based non-profit company behind the distribution of downloadable files that enable users equipped with a 3-D printer to make guns, says a court fight in Pennsylvania over the matter is far from over. Cody Wilson, director of Defense...
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Trees remained damaged and destroyed on the edge of a lake and blue FEMA tarps covered rooftops more than seven months after Hurricane Maria, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Villalba, Puerto Rico.
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Andrew Kramer
July 28, 2018 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been almost a year since Hurricanes Irma and Harvey — then followed by Hurricane Maria, which wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico. In an effort to see how recovery efforts are going, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is visiting Puerto Rico along with a congressional...
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Priest
July 27, 2018 - 6:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s highest court says a landmark grand jury report identifies over 300 “predator priests” in six of the state’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses. The Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling Friday that allows the report on clergy child sexual abuse —...
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health care
Hadas Kuznits
July 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A group of health care advocates chose the one year anniversary of the failed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act to meet and discuss the future of health care in Pennsylvania. Shana Jalbert, communications director with Pennsylvania Health Access Network, says...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky, far right, announces in Parkland, Fla. that this summer the students of March For Our Lives are making stops across America to get young people educated, registered and motivated to vote.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 26, 2018 - 8:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New target analysis of youth voter registration following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, indicates young voters are definitely paying attention. "Pennsylvania stood out above every state that we looked at. We looked at 39 of 50...
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Sen. Pat Toomey
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Steve Tawa
July 26, 2018 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — After a 40-minute meeting in his Washington, D.C. office, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said he will "enthusiastically support" President Donald Trump's nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, for the Supreme Court. Toomey said Kavanaugh has "the character, intellect,...
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Route 39 north of Hersheypark was closed Wednesday as the swollen Swatara Creek left its banks.
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Tony Romeo
July 26, 2018 - 6:50 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Hersheypark near Harrisburg will be closed again Thursday as Central Pennsylvania copes with rising creeks and streams and flash floods following days of torrential rains. Dozens of roads and bridges have been closed as flooding in some areas of the Lower...
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