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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Kristen Johanson
March 27, 2020 - 5:48 pm
With a surge in unemployment and wage loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, top law enforcers in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania want federal authorities to allow penalty-free delays in student loan payments. Read more here.
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National Museum of American Jewish History
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AP News
March 02, 2020 - 3:26 pm
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Old City has filed for bankruptcy protection as it seeks relief from debt brought by the museum's construction efforts. Read more here.
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Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 13, 2020 - 8:19 pm
A former Bucks County employee has pleaded guilty to using county letterhead to try to help her boyfriend collect an unpaid bill. Read more here.
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Cheyney University campus
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Cherri Gregg
November 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After years of financial struggle, Cheyney University has turned a corner, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will allow the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher learning to keep its accreditation. Read more.
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Money.
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Paul Kurtz
October 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
A Main Line businessman was sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison this week for defrauding lenders and people out of $34 million. Read more here.
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Housing.
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania agency that helps low-income families get into affordable housing is being accused of forcing some families out of homes they own.
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KYW Staff
August 28, 2019 - 8:15 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There continues to be a shortage of primary care physicians despite numerous attempts to increase the number of caregivers. According to a new study,...
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Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 11, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County employee has been fired and is facing felony charges as she’s accused of using county letterhead to try to help her boyfriend collect $157 he felt he was owed. After a homeowner refused to pay her boyfriend $157 of a $675 bill, investigators say Lynn...
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Justin Udo
July 07, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — College graduates in Pennsylvania may be feeling the student loan crisis a little harder than the rest of the country. The average college graduate in Pennsylvania owes a little more than $36,000 in debt, the highest in the country, according to Douglas McIntyre with...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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