Pat Loeb

Councilman Curtis Jones
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Pat Loeb
June 16, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- City council is expected to vote, this week, on a new lease for one of Philadelphia's significant but neglected public resources: Cobbs Creek Golf Club. The hope is to restore the club to its former glory, but not everyone is on board. Council will vote on giving the...
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Foreclosure prevention
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Pat Loeb
June 15, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Among mortgage and housing professionals, the "Philadelphia model" is a way to keep homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure. The model, developed during the financial crisis, celebrated ten years of success, this week. Millions of Americans lost their homes...
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John Dougherty
KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 09, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As city council members debated a controversial affordable housing bill, last week, they received an extraordinary letter from a prominent labor leader. The letter opposed the bill but went beyond that. Building Trades leader John Dougherty called the bill ill-...
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Voter
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 08, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Efforts to infuse new blood into Philadelphia's Democratic party got mixed results, this week, in elections for party ward leaders. There were some changes, but not at the level reformers had hoped. Three of the 69 ward leader seats went to newcomers, all in South...
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Kenyatta Johnson/ Nat'l Gun Violence Awareness Month
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Pat Loeb
June 01, 2018 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia city councilman kicked Gun Violence Awareness Month on Friday with a rally featuring prayers from clergy of many different religions. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson got involved in gun violence prevention when he was 17 years old, after his cousin was...
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Ad hoc protest of today's planned eviction of Kensington tunnels
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Pat Loeb
May 30, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By the time trash trucks rolled down Tulip Street and Kensington Avenue, removing a six-month accretion of mattresses, blankets and tents, more than 100 people had accepted services, but — even as their belongings were carted away — others just were not ready. "With...
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Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two years after Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana, Philadelphia gets its first dispensary. Vip Patel has been planning for this day for a long time. As part owner of Restore Integrative Wellness Center, he went through an extensive application process with the...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Both the City of Philadelphia and the Chamber of Commerce are appealing a federal judge's ruling on a city law that would ban employers from asking a job applicant's wage history. The law was intended to protect groups who have historically been paid less, but the...
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Star up Kids
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Pat Loeb
May 26, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Many teenagers are looking forward to extra free time as summer vacation approaches, but one group of local students will be spending the summer launching their new small businesses. They're recent graduates of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Jaden Young learned to...
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City Hall Falcons
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Pat Loeb
May 25, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the eighth year now, a couple of peregrine falcons have hatched a nest of babies on the 16th floor of Philadelphia City Hall. But wildlife experts discovered there's been a change this year. "That's one of the parents guarding the nest box..." Holli Stephens /...
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