Memorial Day weekend

If you decided to spend the holiday weekend down the shore, you might a good choice.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SEA ISLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you spent your holiday weekend down the shore, you got to enjoy some miraculous weather. Too often on Memorial Day weekend down the shore, “It’s usually cold, rainy, everyone is in sweatshirts, bundled up," said Dan Allerton, who was at the shore for the weekend...
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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
May 27, 2019 - 10:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A slow stream of people trickled in early to the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Spruce and Front streets to remember those lost in the war. Many came to the memorial alone, solemnly staring at the wall and wiping tears from their eyes. Andrew Shuman, who...
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On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. A plaque now hangs outside...
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Ocean City boardwalk
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial day weekend began Friday with a breathtaking sunrise that turned the sky orange. After that, the floodgates opened and the crowds started filling the boardwalk through the morning as summer unofficially begins. It’s hard to beat a sunrise down the shore...
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Raw meat
Muhammad Lila/CNN
May 23, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By AJ Willingham (CNN) — If you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000...
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Free Toll Friday
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Rachel Kurland
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to be stuck in traffic at the start of Memorial Day weekend, at least it'll be free. At least 1 million people will be traveling throughout New Jersey for the holiday — more than a quarter on the Atlantic City Expressway alone. If you plan on driving...
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After being suspended for months and its future left unclear to commuters, New Jersey Transit's Atlantic city Rail Line finally gets a reopening date.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 27, 2019 - 8:43 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After being suspended for months and its future left unclear to commuters, New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line finally gets a reopening date. Like most of the Atlantic City rail riders who came out to Wednesday's public meeting in Cherry Hill, James...
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An investigation is underway after video shows a New Jersey police officer striking a woman several times during a beach arrest.
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Ian Bush
September 24, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Summer in Wildwood started with a violent arrest. Now, it now ends with an indictment against the woman at the center of the confrontation that went viral during Memorial Day weekend. I was sleeping on the beach and I woke up to this.. i can’t believe it.. pic...
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Subtropical Storm Alberto
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 26, 2018 - 1:13 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. Cuba was being pounded by rain along its...
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Gas Prices
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May 25, 2018 - 9:04 pm
By Matt Egan (CNN Money) -- Get ready for sticker shock at the gas station if you're one of the estimated 36 million Americans hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend. Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. A spike in crude oil prices has lifted the national average price of gas by 31% over...
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