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Pumpkins
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Rasa Kaye
October 14, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Ah, the joys of fall. Pumpkins, sweaters — pumpkins made from sweaters. Get the details here.
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Philadelphia skyline
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Rasa Kaye
September 30, 2019 - 1:19 pm
A bunch of teenagers bawled out world leaders (and the rest of us) for not doing enough to slow the rate of climate change last week. If the kids’ ire has inspired you, we’ll remind you of 1Thing that quietly and efficiently fights the good fight against rising greenhouse gases and temperatures: a...
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Rasa Kaye
August 22, 2019 - 8:49 pm
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 secondhand...
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Rasa Kaye
August 14, 2019 - 11:00 am
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, a totality...
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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?"
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Rasa Kaye
August 01, 2019 - 10:59 am
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 changing — Why...
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Seger Park Dog Owners Association is promoting puppy plogging.
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Rasa Kaye
July 17, 2019 - 10:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — 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...
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Rasa Kaye
June 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
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 cultivating...
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Rasa Kaye
June 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
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 tires illegally...
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Rasa Kaye
June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
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 speck of...
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Portrait of a young black Labrador standing in a river
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KYW Staff
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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