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Mark Abrams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is testing a new app that will allow drivers to pay their tolls by way of their smartphones.
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Winter Salt Watch
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Mark Abrams
June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A group of "citizen scientists" helped measure the salt content of streams and creeks during the past winter in our area. And, their findings on the actual source may surprise you. Kevin Roth, of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, was one of the coordinators...
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Mark Abrams
May 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Seven men will step forward to answer the call Saturday, May 18 for ordination to the priesthood serving in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It's the largest class of men to be ordained for service in the archdiocese in 12 years. Bishop Timothy Senior, rector of St...
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Route 422
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next major phase of construction on Route 422 in Philadelphia's western suburbs begins on Monday. If you're a regular Route 422 commuter, this may not be the news you want to hear. The construction crews will affect the daily commutes of 55,000 or so drivers who...
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Neumann Museum
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Mark Abrams
April 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A new museum telling the life story of Philadelphia's first saint is opening this week in North Philadelphia. The Saint John Neumann Museum is located near 5th Street and Girard Avenue inside a new building adjacent to the shrine which holds the saint's remains. Pat...
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Jesus Resurrection
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Mark Abrams
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On this Easter Sunday, the rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia insists while many believe today's observance of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is just for Christians, it's actually a gift for all people. Father Dennis Gill says...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As you're beginning to clean out the yard and get your garden ready, you can play a role in stopping the spread of a destructive, invasive foreign pest. It's the spotted lanternfly and it has been feasting on fruit trees, grapevines, hops, hardwoods, and ornamentals...
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Death Bed
Mark Abrams
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey now has a law on the books allowing those near death to request medication from a doctor to end their lives. But the debate rages on as the Garden State becomes the eighth in the nation to adopt medical aid in dying laws. While Gov. Phil Murphy says...
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Pope Francis
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Mark Abrams
March 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - A week ago, an unprecedented Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse ended. While some had greater expectations of Pope Francis and church leadership, a Villanova professor believes they're on the right track for reform. Many observers labeled the summit's results as...
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Tim Jimenez
February 25, 2019 - 7:18 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous winds are whipping through the Philadelphia area Monday, knocking down trees and causing power outages. PECO reports nearly 31,000 customers are without service across the greater Philadelphia area. Thousands of homes and businesses...
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