City of Philadelphia

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Pat Loeb
August 31, 2019 - 7:40 pm
Philadelphia sidewalks are the target of a lawsuit filed, last week, by a group of people with disabilities and advocacy groups.
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Independence Visitor Center
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Justin Udo
August 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tourism in Philadelphia is on the rise, and its growth is having a big economic impact. More than 45 million people visited the region last year, according to data from tourism company Visit Philadelphia. Jeff Guaracino, Visit Philly president and CEO, said that's a...
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Philadelphia Skyline
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Pat Loeb
August 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you live in Philadelphia, your city government wants to hear from you. The Kenney administration has launched its second "residents survey" so you can share your thoughts on city services. The mayor’s policy chief Anjali Chainani says the survey results will be...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of 8 to 12-year-old kids from Philadelphia returned home from a week of summer camp in the Poconos. It’s part of a program sponsored by the city for kids who might not otherwise get to experience this kind of an opportunity. A group of Philadelphia kids, who...
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Philadelphia high school is selected to pioneer a course in green energy
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Mike DeNardo
August 16, 2019 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia high school is pioneering a course in green energy. The City of Philadelphia and the School District say they have selected Frankford High School to host what they call the nation's first course in solar energy. The three-year course of study would...
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A fentanyl user holds a needle near Kensington and Cambria in Philadelphia. Suicides and drug overdoses helped lead a surge in U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live.
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Pat Loeb
August 02, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Richard Ross and other city officials return Friday night from a fact-finding trip to Canada, where they examined the country's safe injection sites. The consensus: The group agreed that safe injection sites save...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 26, 2019 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Edisa Rodriquez felt doubly bereft when her grandmother died three years ago. Not only had she lost her family's beloved matriarch, but all her stories, her life experiences, were gone, too. "With so much family and so much energy around family, we didn't have...
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Justin Udo
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is working to make sure some of its special projects give all Philadelphians a chance to get to work. “Rebuild” is the city’s initiative to revitalize parks, recreation centers and libraries. “Especially in neighborhoods that haven't had...
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials say they will likely appeal a Common Pleas Court order that they return $48 million to the owners of some of the city's most valuable property. The judge ruled in a lawsuit brought by property owners who said their tax assessments were unfairly...
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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. 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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