Paul Kurtz

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Paul Kurtz
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia is offering a spiritual gift to its patients and the public: a rare, handwritten bible. On loan from a Benedictine Monastery in Minnesota, The St. John's Bible sits under glass just off the main entrance to the Hospital...
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Disaster Plan
Paul Kurtz
June 23, 2018 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Public safety officials honored community leaders this past week for completing a disaster response training program. Philadelphia Emergency Management Director Dan Bradley says staff members have spent the last year embedded with neighbors in West Belmont, Overbrook...
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Dreamstime
Paul Kurtz
May 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to searching your child's bedroom, where does one draw the line between snooping and being a good parent? If you ask the Bensalem Police Department, authorities say the devil is in the details — even the most subtle ones — and looking for them is a way...
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Dreamstime
Paul Kurtz
May 16, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Organizers of Philly Beer Week are making final preparations for the 10-day event that attracts beer lovers from all over the world. An official mayoral proclamation kicked off the 11th edition of the event, which describes itself as "not your typical bro-like beer...
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Anti-Gun Activists
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 16, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Old City office of Senator Pat Toomey on Wednesday to press for his support of a bill banning assault weapons. Members of various activist groups joined forces with members of the clergy, relatives of shooting victims, trauma...
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Madeleine Dean is flocked by supporters who feel a victory at the end of a three- person race for the newly drawn 4th District.
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
May 15, 2018 - 9:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Election results for the Pennsylvania primary are in. Statewide nominees Sen. Bob Casey was uncontested and will face Republican candidate Lou Barletta — a four-term congressman who is a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump — who received the vote over Jim...
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Gas Tank
Paul Kurtz
May 11, 2018 - 5:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you're one of the many motorists who like to top off the tank, experts say stop it! You could cause serious damage. The nozzle clocks, but you keep on going. You just want to round out the numbers. Perfect! A little gas spills over. No big deal, right? Well, maybe...
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NASCAR rolled into Philly with 21 Xfinity Series drivers to promote upcoming races in the Poconos and Dover.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2018 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — NASCAR rolled into Philly with 21 Xfinity Series drivers to promote upcoming races in the Poconos and Dover. Outside of the Comcast Center on Market Street, a pit grew gave lightening-speed tire changing demonstrations while some of the top drivers signed autographs...
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Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Chairman and state Rep. Jordan Harris speaks about a gun violence reduction initiative.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus traveled to Grays Ferry to announce the formation of a gun violence reduction initiative. The announcement comes two months after Wolf took an eye-opening tour of Grays Ferry with Pennsylvania...
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Kelly Flanigan, PennEnvironment global warming colutions campaign associate, spoke of the benefits of electric buses.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 03, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Environmental advocates are citing a new report on the adverse health effects caused by diesel fuel in order to call on SEPTA and Philadelphia schools to transition to electric-powered buses. Dozens of advocates flocked outside City Hall Thursday to hear the release...
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