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Mike Dougherty
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of shore towns in South Jersey give free beach access to veterans and active duty military. A bill working its way through Trenton would make it the law of the land. Ocean City, Avalon, and Sea Isle City already let vets on the beach for free. New Jersey state Sen...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council, last week, got legislation to increase protections for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. The bill would require any institution that works with young people to adopt and publicize a non-discrimination policy specifically for...
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Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2019 - 10:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – It’s a Father’s Day weekend story that will melt your heart. For as long as he can remember, Matt Schuda says all he ever wanted was to find his biological father. "I basically had been looking my whole life," he told KYW Newsradio. "Fifty-two years I had not known...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2019 - 7:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Activists and local lawmakers took turns reading portions of the Mueller report at a protest against the President in Old City. A few hundred people gathered at Independence Mall to encourage Congress to pick up where the Mueller report ended. "We are reading the...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 15, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city’s disability community was advocating for their rights at the 8 th annual Disability Pride Philadelphia Parade & Celebration. This year also marked the 20th anniversary of the Olmstead Supreme Court Decision. For those who don’t know what that is, Thomas...
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49-year-old Gary Goddard
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Jim Melwert
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — He claimed he was just trying to protect his son, but now a 49-year-old Bristol Township man will spend at least 12 1/2 years behind bars for his part in a 2018 prom night shooting. Gary Goddard claimed he was trying to keep his son safe when he opened fire on...
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David Madden
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden is more than willing to take what the feds don’t want anymore. At least when it comes to electronic equipment. The school has been taking advantage of a program called “Computers for Learning” run through the General Services...
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SEPTA Key
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Mike DeNardo
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The riders have spoken, and SEPTA listened. The transit agency says they are reducing the minimum amount you're able to load onto your Key fare card. If all you want to add to your SEPTA Key Travel Wallet is one dollar, now you can. SEPTA has reduced the minimum load...
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Justin Udo
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pride flag is flying high just about everywhere you look, and its being used by a number of corporations. However, did you know that there are resources you can use to find out just where those companies stand when it comes to LGBTQ issues? June, also known as...
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Man with orange jacket and sunglasses stopping taxi in the city street
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Mark Abrams
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign into law a bill that would require New Jersey ride-hailing companies to roll out more passenger-protection and driver ID measures. The bill is known as Sami's Law and it's named in memory of Robbinsville, New Jersey native Samantha...
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