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Pat Loeb
October 12, 2018 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A federal judge handed Philadelphia a victory in June, upholding its "sanctuary city" immigration policy, but that was not the last word on the issue. The Justice Department appealed the ruling in July. The city filed its response last week and, on Friday, received...
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2018 - 6:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Temple University took a beating during Philadelphia City Council's weekly session on Thursday. City Council President Darrell Clarke made two moves aimed at his district's largest employer. He withdrew legislation the university needs to build its proposed Alpha...
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Pat Loeb
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's chapter of the NAACP plans to monitor the November elections and will have a legal team to respond immediately to any irregularities. Chapter president Rodney Muhammad says the national organization is putting together task forces in key cities. "In...
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia non-profit Women Against Abuse is focusing on violence in teenage relationships during this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The group introduced a new teen-centered pledge of non-violence at its annual event in City Hall courtyard. Trevor...
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Pat Loeb
September 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a long overdue honor for a World War II veteran, promoted to lieutenant, 75 years after he earned the rank in the army. John James completed officer training school in 1942, one of only 21 African American men in the class of 200. But his commission in 242nd...
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Pat Loeb
September 28, 2018 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Philadelphia will join a growing list of cities that issue their own I.D. cards. They allow residents without state-issued identification to get access to some places and services that require photo identification. City Council passed enabling legislation at this...
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Pat Loeb
September 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Barry Caldwell was on a group text with far-flung friends on Sunday, a ritual that brings them together as they watch football in their respective cities. During a break in the action on TV, a news promo announced the identity of the woman accusing Supreme Court...
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Obama in Philly
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Pat Loeb
September 21, 2018 - 8:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Former President Barack Obama brought his "Get out the Vote" message to Philadelphia on Friday with a rally on behalf of a dozen Democrats running for offices from governor to state legislature. Obama hoped to reach an audience beyond the enthusiastic crowd at the...
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Pat Loeb
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An effort to make Philadelphia more business-friendly, by repealing outdated regulations, has received good reviews. Councilman Derek Green led the charge on city council, repealing 16 laws deemed as unnecessary or outdated, the tangible evidence that city government...
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Homeless
Pat Loeb
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Office of Homeless Services has unveiled a five-year plan to reduce the number of people without housing in the city. Homeless Services director Liz Hersh set an ambitious goal of reducing homelessness by five percent a year, over the next five years...
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