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WWJ News
May 20, 2020 - 12:13 pm
What’s happening now in Midland, Mich., after two dams failed, sending a rush of water into the city that could put it nine feet under, is “almost unthinkable,” according to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Read the full story.
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Bucks County commissioners are asking everyone in the county to join New Jersey and New York residents in showing thanks to the people on the front lines in the battle against coronavirus. Read more here.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill.
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AP News
March 25, 2020 - 6:27 am
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Salt Lake City earthquake
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AP News
March 18, 2020 - 12:33 pm
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power for tens of thousands and closing the city's airport. Read more here.
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A fire truck.
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David Madden
February 13, 2020 - 2:40 pm
A $2.4 million federal grant, which pays for more than two dozen firefighting positions in Camden, is set to expire in June. City officials are working on a contingency plan, but that would cut about half of those jobs. Read more here.
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Residents scuffle with police officers during a rally to protest the government's decision to quarantine South Koreans returning from Wuhan in their home town in Jincheon, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020.
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AP News
January 30, 2020 - 8:43 am
China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation. Read more here.
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In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during a news conference with Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin in South Amboy.
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June 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation's first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The...
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Citizen app
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether you're at home, at work, out shopping — really, wherever you are in Philadelphia — an app that's newly available in the Philly area seeks to be your personal emergency alert service. The Citizen app provides instant information to potential crimes or dangerous...
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Snow Roads
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Justin Udo
February 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — AAA is encouraging drivers to be prepared for the worst when out in the snow as they give some tips, tricks, and helpful advice for drivers who find themselves on the roads during the upcoming snow storm. "No one ever plans to get stuck," said Jana Tidwell with AAA...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The police blotter section of Montana's Flathead Beacon newspaper reported last month that a woman called 911 to report that someone broke into her house and moved all her remotes. I hope they catch that guy — he has moved...
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