Pennsylvania

A car.
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Tony Romeo
May 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A spokesman says Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill on the way to his desk granting immunity from liability for citizens who rescue children from hot cars. House Republican Karen Boback sponsored the bill after an incident in the area of her northeastern Pennsylvania...
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Three Mile Island
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Mark Abrams
May 08, 2019 - 11:37 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident 40 years ago, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania, its owner said Wednesday. Exelon...
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Highway signs.
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Tony Romeo
May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Despite ongoing litigation, the Pennsylvania Turnpike has gotten a positive response from the bond market as it considers whether to resume borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars for mass transit. The Pennsylvania Turnpike generates $450 million a year for mass...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
May 07, 2019 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following a plea agreement between U-Haul of Pennsylvania and federal prosecutors, the corporation was sentenced in connection with a deadly Philadelphia food truck propane gas explosion in 2014. A day after Miguel Rivera, a former general manager of a U-Haul outlet...
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This Feb. 21, 2018, file photo shows a display of Heinz Ketchup in a market in Pittsburgh.
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May 06, 2019 - 7:53 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer Kraft Heinz is restating its financial results for the years 2016, 2017, and for the first nine months of 2018. The company said in February that it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over its procurement operations. Kraft Heinz...
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EPA
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Mike Dougherty
May 04, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted a study and found that levels of chemicals called PFAs are twice as high in people who live near military bases than the national average. Two congressmen from the Philadelphia area are working to ensure groundwater is...
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Victoria's Secret
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May 03, 2019 - 5:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania have identified two suspects accused of stealing $21,000 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear last month. Lower Allen Township police say an 18-year-old woman and a juvenile they aren't naming entered the store at the Capital City Mall near Harrisburg...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors will not re-try former longtime Rep. Chaka Fattah on bribery convictions overturned by an appeals court. In a court filing, U.S. Assistant Attorneys Jennifer Williams and Eric Gibson said "it is in the interest of justice" to dismiss four bribery...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania finds itself in a position it hasn’t seen for quite some time: flush with cash. But leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature say they think the extra money should be put away for a rainy day. With two months left in the current fiscal year,...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, July 29, 2013.
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May 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's attorney general says he will appeal a decision by a federal judge overturning the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier was convicted two years ago of endangering the welfare of children. He was...
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