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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 6:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Suburban voters are going to have plenty of decisions to make this upcoming Election Day. Start with the race for the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Democratic incumbents Ken Lawrence and Val Arkoosh will look to fend off a primary challenge from...
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Justin Udo
May 20, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A United States senator from Pennsylvania says he wants to beef up protection for police officers who are targeted, while in the line of duty. Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s Thin Blue Line Act would make the death penalty more likely for someone...
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President Donald Trump
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May 20, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s U.S. senators are divided on President Donald Trump amid growing tensions between the United States and Iran. Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says he has recently read intelligence reports on Iran. “Let me put it to you this way, since I...
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Pennsylvania Turnpike
Tony Romeo
May 20, 2019 - 2:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has decided to resume borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars for SEPTA and other mass transit systems in the state. The borrowing had been suspended due to a lawsuit. The Pennsylvania Turnpike generates $450 million dollars a...
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Opioids.
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Molly Daly
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration announced Wednesday that it's adding $5 million in federal grants to a student loan repayment program for health care practitioners in communities with high opioid use. Pennsylvania Department of Health press secretary Nate Wardle says the...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday’s primary election for Philadelphia city offices is going to be a bloated ballot and those high numbers could give some nontraditional candidates a better shot. The offices up for election include, the mayor, city council, ten district council seats and five...
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Shara Dae Howard
May 19, 2019 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania SPCA says they are assisting the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, as they investigate the cause of a deadly upper respiratory infection. “It really was just a matter of time before there was a challenge,” said Nicole Wilson with the PSPCA...
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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A popular Philadelphia watering hole with a storied history has served its last drink. The London Grill has been a staple in the city's Fairmount neighborhood for decades, and its building is one of the oldest bar structures in Philadelphia. Co-owner Terry Berch...
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Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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Molly Daly
May 19, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather that's left the plains states reeling is headed our way. Although the storms the system's spawning have been wild, Jason Franklin, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, says they're not unusual for the plains states at this...
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