Pennsylvania

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Paul Kurtz
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did you know that Pennsylvania is the second biggest producer of organic food in America behind California? The Wolf administration is now pushing for the Commonwealth to become number one. There are two items in the pipeline that could bring more organic food to your...
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Paul Kurtz
June 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware lawmakers are taking a serious look at ending the biannual shifts to Eastern Standard and Daylight Saving Time. Under state Senate Bill 73, Delaware would move east into Atlantic Standard Time, effectively making Daylight Saving Time permanent. "Because it...
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The future is unclear for students at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design.
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Mike DeNardo
June 14, 2019 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School Board Thursday said "no" to a charter operator seeking to merge its schools under a new state law. The board voted 9-0 to reject Freire Charter Schools' application to become a Multiple Charter School Organization. Freire operates two...
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As Pennsylvania lawmakers work on a state budget and other legislation before their scheduled summer recess, discussions continue about a possible increase in the minimum wage.
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Tony Romeo
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As Pennsylvania lawmakers work on a state budget and other legislation before their scheduled summer recess, discussions continue about a possible increase in the minimum wage. Republican Pat Browne, the Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, told a meeting of...
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Miranda Schaup-Werner died at hotel in the Dominican Republic five days before a Maryland Couple died there.
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June 05, 2019 - 6:31 am
By Faith Karimi, CNN (CNN) -- Five days before a Maryland couple was found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, a Pennsylvania woman collapsed and died at the same resort shortly after she checked in, a family spokesman says. Miranda Schaup-Werner, 41, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, had...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tornado watches and warning have barreled through the greater Philadelphia region this week, but the unusual weather is not unprecedented. Sarah Johnson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said it's not uncommon for tornadoes...
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Dan Wing
May 29, 2019 - 9:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People who use I-295 to get from Pennsylvania to New Jersey could see more traffic delays Wednesday morning as they cross the Scudders Falls Bridge. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission is closing off the I-295 on-ramp from Taylorsville Road. That's the...
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A destroyed home sits in a neighborhood after it was hit by a tornado on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, south of Lawrence, Kan., near US-59 highway and N. 1000 Road.
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May 29, 2019 - 7:11 am
By Julie Wright and John Hanna, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as...
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Jim Melwert and Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
May 23, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's statewide listening tour is over, Gov. Tom Wolf told KYW Newsradio Pennsylvanians would now "like to see some movement" on marijuana. The report is currently being written, he said. Fetterman visited every county in the state and...
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President Donald Trump
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May 21, 2019 - 7:02 am
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the...
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