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Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 25, 2019 - 7:18 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous winds are whipping through the Philadelphia area Monday, knocking down trees and causing power outages. PECO reports nearly 31,000 customers are without service across the greater Philadelphia area. Thousands of homes and businesses...
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An explosion occurred on 20th Street near Ranstead Street.
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John McDevitt
February 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews from the Philadelphia Fire Department, PGW and PECO are on the scene of an underground explosion on 20th Street in Center City between Chestnut and Ranstead streets. There are no reported injuries, but investigators below street level are trying to determine...
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Work crews continue to repair damage done by a water main break in July on Sansom Street near Juniper.
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Paul Kurtz
February 01, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delays keep flooding in for PECO crews who are attempting to repair a water main that broke last July on Sansom Street near Juniper Street. The pipes were replaced in November, and PECO crews have since taken over. But Philadelphia Water Department spokesman John...
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Fred Jennings, 67, holds a placard stating "NEED TO WORK" while gathering with area elected officials and furloughed federal workers at a rally in front of Independence Hall on Jan. 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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January 15, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the government shutdown now in its fourth week, bills are beginning to pile up for many furloughed federal workers. As a way to ease the burden, many local and national companies are displaying a willingness to be flexible, offering payment plans, free admission...
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John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
December 26, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PECO is raising its rates, and the hike is set to hit in the next few days. Customers can also expect to get a little something back. PECO recently released a statement telling customers that they can expect to start paying more for their services starting in January...
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There's a scam going around right now that tries to scare PECO customers into thinking their power is about to be disconnected
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Pat Loeb
November 26, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a scam going around right now that tries to scare PECO customers into thinking their power is about to be disconnected. PECO says to check with them before you do anything else. "Hello, I'm James calling with PECO," said a message that was left for a PECO...
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Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
November 20, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Last week's snow storm was a reminder to us that winter is coming. It was also a wake-up call for area utility companies making final preparations for the season. PECO's Kristina Pappas says it's all about being proactive. "A lot of inspections," Pappas said. "We'll...
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Crews have begun to set up for the Electrical Spectable Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square.
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John McDevitt
November 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atop ladders and cherry pickers, several dozen workers and volunteers have begun to hang holly, holiday lights and much more in Franklin Square park for an annual holiday light show, which has become a tradition for many families around this time of year. More than 75...
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Tallahassee city and government officials receive updates on the status and what to expect from Hurricane Michael at Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
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Paul Kurtz
October 10, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Various other agencies from the Philadelphia area are prepared to help hurricane victims in Florida and elsewhere. "We are monitoring very closely the impacts from Hurricane Michael," said Monica Cryan, communications manager for the Eastern Pennsylvania Region of the...
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Philadelphia Fire Department
Rachel Kurland
October 08, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The annual national observance of Fire Prevention Week has begun, and the Philadelphia Fire Department is encouraging others to practice fire safety. This year's national Fire Prevention Week campaign states, "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere."...
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