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Pat Loeb
August 15, 2018 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney got a lesson in the world's most popular video game on Wednesday. The teachers were nine-and-ten-year-olds, gearing up for a fundraiser this fall. Robert was glued to the computer screen, even as the grown-ups talked about getting more...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
July 21, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pro-beverage tax organization has agreed to pay the Philadelphia Ethics Board more than $8,000 in fines and fees for mis-stating and leaving out information in its lobbying reports. It's a blemish on the beverage tax victory, last week, in the state Supreme Court...
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Immigration
Pat Loeb
July 21, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia city officials may decide this week whether they'll renew a contract that gives federal immigration authorities access to the city's arrest database. City and federal officials met on the issue on Wednesday. The meeting followed a testy exchange of...
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Pocono Mountains
Pat Loeb
July 14, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two-hundred inner-city Philadelphia kids will get a taste of the great outdoors in August when they attend "Camp Philly" in the Poconos. It's an effort to give them an experience they otherwise couldn't afford. Mayor Jim Kenney says the idea for Camp Philly came from...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
Pat Loeb
July 13, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was set to leave Saturday for a business trip to Quebec. The trip has a two-fold mission. The mayor says there are a number of IT companies that are interested in expanding to Philadelphia and he'll attend pitch sessions with them and...
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Water Bill
Pat Loeb
July 13, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Water rates are going up in Philadelphia. But not as high as the water department had hoped. The water department had asked for three increases over the next three years, totaling 10.5 percent. Officials cited the need for upgrades at treatment plants and...
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Legal Help
Pat Loeb
July 07, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Lawyers are offering free legal help for nonprofits at a clinic planned for next week. The Florencia M. Mack Fund was set up by her daughter to honor the long-time music teacher by giving students scholarships to buy their books. With modest resources, she attended a...
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Shariff Street
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Pat Loeb
July 06, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania state Senator Sharif Street is trying to drum up support for a bill he's introduced that would permit parole hearings for inmates who've been sentenced to life in prison. Street has embarked on what he calls a "redemption tour" to explain the need for...
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Cigarettes
Pat Loeb
July 05, 2018 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia officials are denouncing a provision, tucked into the state budget bill at the last minute, that they say will result in more teenagers getting hooked on tobacco. But there's little they can do about it. As the state's only first class city, Philadelphia...
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Prison cell
Pat Loeb
July 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia is taking its prison population reduction goals to a whole new level. In its application to renew McArthur Foundation funding for the effort, officials aim for a 50 percent reduction in the next five years. Director of the city's Justice Reform...
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