City of Philadelphia

Access Point is a round-the-clock facility that allows families to bring their loved ones in for treatment the minute they say they're ready. A ribbon-cutting ceremony opened the facility.
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Cherri Gregg
July 11, 2018 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia partnered to open a new 24/7 recovery center that will provide individuals battling addiction immediate access to treatment. Located at Fourth and Spring Garden streets, Access Point is a round-the-clock facility that allows families to bring...
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Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo (7) and Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi (2) in Group D play during the FIFA World Cup 2018 at Spartak Stadium.
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Cherri Gregg
June 28, 2018 - 8:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is hoping to build buzz for the third annual International Unity Cup by hosting a watch party at The Dell Music Center. Fifty-two teams are slated to take part in this year's citywide neighborhood soccer tournament. And since the games and...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 26, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will need to replace thousands of city employees in the next 10 years as the current workforce retires. But a new report by the Pew Trusts said that to get the best workers, officials might want to take a look at some problem areas in the civil service...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 13, 2018 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials have reached a contract agreement with District Council 47 , which represents white collar city workers. This is the final city labor contract to settle and represents a victory for the city because they now have secured pension reform from...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart
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Paul Kurtz
June 12, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Office of the City Controller released a report from the 2017 fiscal year that's highly critical of the city's accounting practices — namely, the $33 million in funds that are still unaccounted for. Imagine owning a business, making daily deposits, but never...
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Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Both the City of Philadelphia and the Chamber of Commerce are appealing a federal judge's ruling on a city law that would ban employers from asking a job applicant's wage history. The law was intended to protect groups who have historically been paid less, but the...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions holds a sheet of paper containing text related to questioning by Sen. Al Frankenfrom Sessions' confirmation hearing in 2017 before the House Judiciary Committee during an oversight hearing on the Department of Justice.
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2018 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia rested its case today against U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The city filed a federal lawsuit to block Sessions from taking back a police grant because of the city's immigration policy. Judge Michael Baylson heard from Chief of Staff...
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Pat Loeb
April 25, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's hard to misplace $33 million, but the Office of the Controller said the city can't find that massive capital in its bank account that is supposed to be there. Controller Rebecca Rhynhart told City Council during a budget hearing that she noticed the bookkeeping...
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