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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
May 03, 2019 - 2:58 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is joining a growing list of states that’s committed to fighting President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military. Gov. Phil Murphy calls the ban “abhorrent and un-American” and vows to defy it, at least when it comes to the New...
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Firefighters battle a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas.
David J. Phillip/AP Photo
March 21, 2019 - 10:02 am
By Juan A. Lozano and David Warren, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected early Thursday near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility that caught fire this week. Harris...
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at his 2019 inauguration, Jan. 15, 2019, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
March 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is proposing legislation that would create a GI Bill, the first program of its kind for military personnel offered by a state. The governor unveiled the measure during an event at Fort Indiantown Gap, a Lebanon County training base for...
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Tape marks a spot where sheriff's deputies recovered the body of a Camp Fire victim on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 15, 2018 - 12:25 pm
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56 people were killed, with 130...
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Neil Young Daryl Hannah
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November 02, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Neil Young has spoken out on gun control, just days ahead of the midterm elections. And, oh yeah, he's married to Daryl Hannah. In a post on his official site, Young, 72, points fans to a video for his band's song, "Ohio," which he notes "was written back in...
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Tropical Storm Michael
October 08, 2018 - 5:42 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael, which forecasters warned could smash into the state's Gulf Coast as a dangerous major hurricane within days. Fueled by warm tropical...
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David Madden
September 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
UPDATE: Sept. 13, 7 a.m. NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence heads towards the east coast, officials in Delaware are making sure residents are ready for whatever may happen. Residents from Lewes down to Fenwick Island are being told to be ready for anything as hurricane paths...
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, security personnel surround Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during an incident as he was giving a speech in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Xinhua via AP
August 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said. Caught by surprise mid-speech, Maduro and...
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Tamara Charles
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Hadas Kuznits
July 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local veteran has gone from renter to homeowner with the help of Habitat for Humanity. Tamara Charles says while she never really had financial training, she never expected to have financial troubles. "Ten years ago, I was doing very well, but my problem was I was...
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President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border
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April 19, 2018 - 10:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said. The announcement Wednesday came after a week...
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