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Tony Romeo
October 31, 2018 - 5:48 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — A state lawmaker from Philadelphia has been convicted in a sting investigation that snared several other city political figures. The Democratic leader of the State House says he is saddened by the guilty verdict in a Harrisburg courtroom rendered against Vanessa Lowery...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Tony Romeo
October 27, 2018 - 11:46 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania’s Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says school districts are receiving incorrect transportation reimbursements; and that sloppy record-keeping is preventing him from finding exactly how much money is involved. DePasquale says 42 school district audits...
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Top-ranking Pa. senator, Republican Joe Scarnati
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Tony Romeo
October 18, 2018 - 6:51 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of legislation sought by victims of child sex abuse remains up in the air. Lawmakers ended their final scheduled voting day of the current session in an acrimonious stalemate, but left open the possibility of returning to vote if an agreement can be...
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Tony Romeo
October 16, 2018 - 10:57 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - Heading into what is currently the last scheduled voting day of the year, time appears to be running out for approval of legislation sought by victims of child sex abuse before the curtain comes down on the legislature’s current two-year session. Victims of child...
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August 14, 2018; Harrisburg, PA, USA; State representative Mark Rozzi (D-Berks) speaks to media about the findings of the grand jury's report means to him after the press conference
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Tony Romeo
September 24, 2018 - 7:09 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania state House has voted for a proposal long sought by victims of child sexual abuse that would give them a new opportunity to seek justice. State House Democrat Mark Rozzi of Berks County, a victim of child sex abuse, is the leading victim advocate...
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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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Texting
Tony Romeo
August 11, 2018 - 5:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The wireless industry is preparing to roll out the next generation of service, and industry representatives made some breathtaking predictions about what to expect when they appeared before a state legislative panel. Beth Cooley is with the Cellular...
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This graphic provided by wireless industry officials depicts a small cell deployed on a street light
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Tony Romeo
August 10, 2018 - 6:34 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — During a House committee hearing Thursday, a Bucks County lawmaker suggested representatives of Pennsylvania municipalities are using "scare" tactics to thwart state legislation intended to smooth the rollout of the next generation of wireless service. The...
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Route 39 north of Hersheypark was closed Wednesday as the swollen Swatara Creek left its banks.
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Tony Romeo
July 26, 2018 - 6:50 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Hersheypark near Harrisburg will be closed again Thursday as Central Pennsylvania copes with rising creeks and streams and flash floods following days of torrential rains. Dozens of roads and bridges have been closed as flooding in some areas of the Lower...
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Roman Catholic priest
Steve Tawa
June 25, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Days after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court blocked a grand jury report detailing sexual abuse by Catholic priests in six of the eight dioceses in the Commonwealth, it has now released an opinion supporting that order. In its original four-sentence order, the Supreme...
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