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KYW Staff
August 22, 2019 - 8:49 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Used to be we went shopping at department stores for new clothes. Now, you can call some of those clothes "new to YOU." JCPenney and Macy's have just announced pilot programs with ThredUp , the world's largest fashion resale platform. They'll be selling...
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August 14, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of his or her life indoors : 87% in a building of some kind, then another 6% in automobiles. The overwhelming majority of us spend only 7% of our entire life outdoors...
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On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is changing — Why isn't PECO?"
Courtesy of Kaytee Ray-Riek, EQAT
August 01, 2019 - 10:59 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Earth Quaker Action Team is turning up the heat on PECO. On a broiling mid-July afternoon, three activists from EQAT (pronounced "equate") were arrested for unfurling a banner from the roof of PECO's headquarters on Market Street declaring, "Climate is...
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Seger Park Dog Owners Association is promoting puppy plogging.
Courtesy of Colleen O'Rourke
July 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Rasa Kaye The Seger Park Dog Run in Philadelphia's Washington Square West neighborhood is a treasure for the community's dog families. Meticulously maintained by a well-organized volunteer association, it's the home of pup-friendly seasonal events such as Howl-o-ween and Santa Paws and currently...
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June 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Longer daylight hours and balmy evenings are an attractive invitation to stay outside, whether you putter around in your yard or deck garden after work or get the gang together to hang out at an outdoor venue. ¿Porque no los dos? You can go green while...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We're getting so tired of dumped tires. They're one of the most commonly mis-discarded items in the city - an eyesore as well as an arson risk and potential health problem . The Philadelphia Streets Department estimates it collects more than 70 tons of...
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June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All hail the bicyclists of the greater Philadelphia region. They’ve got legs of iron and nerves of steel as they compete for a slice of space on our car-choked streets, sailing through clouds of vehicle fumes and motorists’ irritation while leaving nary a...
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Portrait of a young black Labrador standing in a river
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May 28, 2019 - 3:44 pm
As a celebration of World Ocean’s Month, we’re putting the spotlight on an incredible pup that’s helping save the planet.
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Riverbend Environmental Education Center
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
May 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes away from the city line in Gladwyne, the Riverbend Environmental Education Center has been a leafy oasis of trails and woodlands open for the public to wander from dawn to dusk, as well as a source of innovative eco-friendly programming for all...
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Moms Clean Air Force
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May 06, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom moods run the gamut — from nurturing, warm and cuddly milk-and-cookies mom moods, to rip-your-throat-out-for-threatening-her-babies mama bear mom moods. There’s a time and place for both. Moms Clean Air Force (MCAF) stands ready to be bear-like if...
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