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Hahnemann University Hospital emergency entrance
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Tim Jimenez
July 17, 2019 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Wednesday, Hahnemann University Hospital is no longer admitting patients from the emergency room, and certain surgeries are off the table. This is all part of the timeline the hospital just released to wind down operations. The city, the state, even a...
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Thermometer Sun 40 Degres. Hot summer day. High Summer temperatures
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Justin Udo
July 16, 2019 - 5:11 pm
UPDATED: 1:20 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s getting hot out there and in response the City of Philadelphia has issued a Code Red. So what is a Code Red? Well, the city issues one when temperatures reach 90 degrees or more for at least three consecutive days. Plan for dangerous heat later...
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FILE - WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — With flooding becoming a common place occurrence some members of Congress are calling for a change to national flood insurance. Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, whose state was just hit by Hurricane Barry, appealed in the most direct way to his colleagues in...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the push for guns laws in Westfield on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
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Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a series of new gun control measures making New Jersey's already-strict firearms laws tougher. "These four bills are now the law of the land,” Murphy said. At a ceremony at a high school in Union County, Murphy signed four bills that he...
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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
July 16, 2019 - 6:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — It was a packed courtroom Tuesday as Philadelphia-native and rapper Meek Mill's legal saga continued. Lawyers for Meek Mill asked an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a...
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TORONTO, ON - MAY 07: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball during warm up, prior to Game Five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.
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July 15, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...
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SEPTA summer construction
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Mike DeNardo
July 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Saturday, a major construction project will disrupt travel for thousands of SEPTA regional rail riders. From Saturday July 20 to Sunday August 4 there will be no trains running on the Airport Line, only shuttle buses. Shuttles will also be used on the Media...
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Automotive Engineer Works on the Personal Computer, He Perfects New Car Model Prototype Sketch. He Works in the Bright and Modern Office. - stock photo
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Community activist Darryl Shuler shakes hands with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
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Pat Toddy
July 15, 2019 - 8:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An event organized by Pa. Sen. Sharif Street and community activist Darryl Shuler drew about 1,000 people to the Met Philadelphia auditorium for a forum about solutions to gun violence on Sunday night. Pat Toddy / KYW Newsradio Parents who lost kids to guns, and kids...
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DES MOINES, IOWA - JUNE 08: Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets people during a campaign stop at the Capital City Pride Fest on June 08, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Pat Loeb
July 15, 2019 - 7:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There were new developments Monday in the effort to avert the closure of Hahnemann Hospital: Local officials asked for federal financial help and a presidential candidate said he was introducing a bill that would provide just that. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a...
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