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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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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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 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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Dreamstime
March 08, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How do you fail at failure? The man who founded Sweden's Museum of Failure, which showcases the biggest commercial flops from Google Glass to Heinz's purple ketchup, was forced to declare personal bankruptcy because,...
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March 01, 2019 - 11:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is taking the first steps to keep the government from exceeding the $22 trillion debt limit which goes back into effect on Saturday, setting off what will likely be months of battle in Congress on finding ways to avoid an unprecedented default on the...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
January 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that you've resolved to get your finances in shape this year, the time has come to actually do something. The first step: You must save money. Michael Gillen, head of the tax accounting group at Duane Morris in Philadelphia, suggests setting aside up to 10 percent...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
December 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 44 million Americans are facing the burden of a combined $1.5 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. A recent Apartment List study also found that nine out of 10 millennial renters want to purchase a home, but it's not in the near future for them because...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular.
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Steve Tawa
August 30, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just as he has with other state-related universities, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular. DePasquale pointed out that "Pennsylvania...
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