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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 5 of a five-part series . In 1979, a small town just outside Harrisburg was the focus of the world, trying to understand what was happening at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. In the final installment this series, we look ahead to the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 4 of a five-part series . The partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant happened 40 years ago today. Our week-long look back continues as we explore how people who lived around the plant handled the news. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Forty years ago today, the partial...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 27, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 3 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is taking a look back at the near-catastrophe while also examining the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile...
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An undated photo of men working at the Three Mile Island power plant.
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Jim Melwert
March 26, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 2 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is looking back at the near-catastrophe that focused the world’s attention on a small town outside Harrisburg while changing the general perception of nuclear energy. ___...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
March 19, 2019 - 2:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Energy pipelines — in particular, the controversial Mariner East project — were front and center in the state Capitol on Tuesday, as both pipeline supporters and Mariner opponents made their voices heard. Chanting and carrying signs that read "Safety over Sunoco,”...
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A man rides a scooter Oct. 4, 2018, in Tempe.
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Pat Loeb
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A major step forward has been made in getting electric scooters legalized in Philadelphia. Lawmakers in Harrisburg introduced legislation Tuesday that would make them legal in the state for the first time. Coincidentally, Philadelphia City Council is holding hearings...
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Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
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Tony Romeo
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans have heaped praise on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Feb. 5, but that doesn't mean the road is paved for the big-ticket proposals he has outlined. Wolf framed this as "the most significant element" in his budget address: "A plan to create a new...
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Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
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Tony Romeo
February 05, 2019 - 3:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In a rare occurrence, leaders of the Republican majority in the Pennsylvania legislature are reacting with nearly universal praise after Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Tuesday. "Productive, positive and pragmatic" is how the Republican speaker of the House, Mike...
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at his 2019 inauguration, Jan. 15, 2019, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Tony Romeo
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf will make the first budget address of his second term to Pennsylvania lawmakers Tuesday. Wolf will again propose more money for education when he lays out his budget plan for the next fiscal year. Wolf has already rolled out some of the key planks of his...
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Three Mile Island
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Tony Romeo
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The future of nuclear power is unclear and the new majority leader of the state House says Pennsylvania lawmakers’ response to that situation is also unclear. Low natural gas prices have helped put two Pennsylvania nuclear plants, Three Mile Island and Beaver...
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