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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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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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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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