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Kensington encampment
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney called the opioid crisis a "disaster" and has ordered the creation of a emergency response group, according to an executive order he signed off on Wednesday night. The order mobilizes multiple city departments to address different aspects of the...
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Black Bear
David Madden
September 26, 2018 - 4:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An organization representing New Jersey hunters plans to go to court, opposing the Murphy administration’s ban on using state-owned lands to allow for this year’s black bear hunt. Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order last month that banned hunters from using...
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President Donald Trump gestures while speaking at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.
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August 31, 2018 - 4:18 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday directed the Labor and Treasury departments to work to make it easier for small businesses to band together to offer retirement plans to their workers. Trump signed an executive order requiring that the...
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Two American black bears in New Jersey
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David Madden
August 21, 2018 - 12:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order banning bear hunts in New Jersey state parks. Murphy campaigned in part on a pledge to end the hunts, which have been permitted under some governors and not by others. The governor's order covers about 700,000 acres...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties for flooding conditions caused by heavier-than-expected rain over the weekend. The declaration allows for state...
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, New Jersey Rep. Donald Norcross, and Pennsylvania Rep. Bob Brady speak at a rally to protest Trump's executive orders on unions.
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Mark Abrams
August 09, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of federal workers gathered for an afternoon rally at 30th and Market streets Thursday to protest recent executive orders from President Donald Trump that they call an attack on unions. The National Treasury Employees Union staged the rally to protest the...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, unseen, during their meeting at Merdeka palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
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August 06, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy "maximum economic pressure" on the country. In a statement, Trump...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
July 19, 2018 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An audit of Philadelphia's sexual harassment policy found more than 100 complaints in the last five years and settlements of more than $2 million. Mayor Jim Kenney appeared with City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart at a news conference on Thursday, where he unveiled the...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pa. Sen. Bob Casey says the Trump administration's executive order, halting family separations at the border, does not go far enough. He called for immediate reunification for the families and broader changes to prevent child detention in the future. "Separating...
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks as he is joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, second from left, and other House Democrats calling for passage of the Keep Families Together Act, at the Capitol in Washington.
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June 21, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As the White House struggles to move past another self-imposed crisis, Democrats are fighting to ensure this one isn't quickly forgotten. Fiery Democratic leaders from Vermont to New Jersey to Texas met President Donald Trump's executive order to...
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