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Pat Loeb
June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council Committee passed a bill last March that would provide sweeping protection from lead poisoning for children living in rental housing. But the bill's sponsor still has not let the bill come up for a final vote, and advocates are getting...
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Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing vice-chair Todd Stephens runs the commission’s first hearing on sentencing enhancements in Montgomery County Court in Norristown.
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2019 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed a bill that increases penalties for domestic violence if a child is present. Now, the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is working out the details, and advocates from Montgomery and Bucks counties got to weigh in with...
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Justin Udo
May 27, 2019 - 2:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer, it's time for parents to start thing about different games and activities they can use to keep the kids entertained while they're out of school. But getting them off the couch and away from the TV or electronic...
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A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber.
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May 22, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) -- A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber. The girl is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently...
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May 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high...
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American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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May 20, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) - - The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy...
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Tony Romeo
May 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A spokesman says Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill on the way to his desk granting immunity from liability for citizens who rescue children from hot cars. House Republican Karen Boback sponsored the bill after an incident in the area of her northeastern Pennsylvania...
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1 year old baby boy child sitting on sofa watching a video from smart phone.
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April 24, 2019 - 11:30 am
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1. The U.N. health agency said Wednesday that kids under 5 should not spend more than one hour watching screens every...
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
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Cherri Gregg
April 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Arizona-based company seeking to open up a housing facility in North Philadelphia for unaccompanied migrant youth from the U.S. border sued the City of Philadelphia. The grounds for the lawsuit was unlawful discrimination. The 13 page complaint filed in the...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did your mother or father play favorites? Do you think you were a favorite or do you think you were not treated as well as your siblings by your...
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