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David Madden
April 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As New Jersey legislators wrestle with whether to legalize adult-use marijuana, health officials in the state have issued a report suggesting that demand for medical marijuana is high enough that the program must expand to help those in need. There are a half-dozen...
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The Mastery Charter School community rallies outside of Philadelphia City Hall
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Hadas Kuznits
April 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mastery Charter School community is challenging lawmakers to address issues of neighborhood safety and quality in education. At a rally they organized Thursday morning in front of City Hall, parent Markida Ross said the school safety issue most important to her is...
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Glen Mills Schools
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Dan Wing
April 03, 2019 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County announced Tuesday that they have begun laying off staff following last week's state-ordered removal of all students during an abuse investigation. Pink slips went to 80 workers, but the school says the emergency investigation...
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opioids
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David Madden
April 02, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Garden State has just made it easier for people in need of help to kick an opioid addiction to get it by removing a bureaucratic roadblock. Medicaid rules needed to be changed when it came to getting approved drugs into the hands of patients, to hear New Jersey...
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Brian Kennedy is accused of killing his ex-wife at a Wawa in Radnor Township.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio; mugshot by Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jay Scott Smith
April 01, 2019 - 6:57 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The 34-year-old man accused of killing his ex-wife in a Delaware County Wawa was arraigned from his hospital bed Monday. Brian Kennedy was arraigned in connection with the death of his ex-wife, Stephanie Miller, last Thursday. The Chester County man was...
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last month, dozens of confirmed and suspected mumps cases have popped up at universities and schools in Philadelphia, with Temple University serving as ground zero for the flare-up. As Temple officials work to clear the viral infection from campus, a new...
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Philadelphia Skyline
Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
April 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study takes a look at gentrification and cultural displacement and lists Philadelphia as the nation's fourth most rapidly gentrifying city. The National Community Reinvestment Coalition authored the study , which identified more than 1,000 neighborhoods in 935...
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Antionette Lee
March 31, 2019 - 7:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Morris Animal Refuge hosted its 22nd annual Fur Ball this weekend. The organization's biggest fundraiser promises entertainment, food and celebration, every year in support of homeless animals. Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio This year's theme was "A night at the...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What’s red, white and filled with brotherly love – that’s right Philly Wine Week is back! Founding Philly Wine Week Board Member Jill Weber says the fun with begin with their annual opening corks kickoff Sunday night. Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio "So everybody fills...
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Fred "Hurt" Jenkins
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Justin Udo
March 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philly boxing trainer, who's worked for decades to transform fighters, inside and out of the ring, is getting ready to call it a career. For the last 48 years Fred "Hurt" Jenkins has trained more than 2,000 boxers at the Athletic Recreation Center, in North...
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