Delaware

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Paul Kurtz
June 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware lawmakers are taking a serious look at ending the biannual shifts to Eastern Standard and Daylight Saving Time. Under state Senate Bill 73, Delaware would move east into Atlantic Standard Time, effectively making Daylight Saving Time permanent. "Because it...
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Dan Wing
June 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Medical marijuana has been legal in Delaware for nearly a decade, but the 'First State' is now one step closer to approving weed for recreational purposes too. The goal of bill sponsors is to keep pot out of the hands of minors. The bill got approval from the...
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Tim Jimenez
May 16, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The presidential campaign for Joe Biden announced Thursday morning that its national headquarters will be in Philadelphia, reportedly in Center City. The announcement comes a few days before a kickoff rally for the former vice president scheduled to take place...
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Jay Scott Smith
May 06, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man is facing a number of charges after allegedly posing as an Uber driver and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman. 41-year-old Roberto Rodriguez is accused of luring an intoxicated 21-year-old woman into his pickup truck early Sunday morning and...
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In this March 6, 2018 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally in Collier, Pa.
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April 29, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By Marc Levy, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election's toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense for the longtime former...
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Dan Wing
April 24, 2019 - 10:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a bug with a bite that can lead to serious cardiac and gastrointestinal complications, or even death if the person bitten goes without treatment, has been found in Delaware. A family in Kent County...
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Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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Pat Loeb
April 19, 2019 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outstanding questions of the early presidential primary season, which has already seen announcements from 18...
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Gov. John Carney signed the bill to raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products in Delaware.
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David Madden
April 17, 2019 - 2:05 pm
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The state of Delaware will soon raise the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase cigarettes and tobacco products. Gov. John Carney signed the bill with several young people present. Officials hope teenagers will benefit from the change, some estimating it could help...
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The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit Sussex County, Del., early Monday morning.
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Dan Wing
April 16, 2019 - 7:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has confirmed that it was indeed a tornado that ripped through parts of Sussex County, Delaware, early Monday morning. Officials say an EF-2 Tornado did touch down around 3:38 a.m. Monday in the Laurel and Seaford...
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Monarch butterfly from John Heinz NWR with a bonus bumble bee
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Molly Daly
April 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's wild out there. That's the message behind the City Nature Challenge, started in 2016 with a bet between two California natural history museums. It's grown into an international event, and for the first time, Philadelphia's joining the competition. Philadelphia...
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