Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House has sent the Senate two more bills crafted on recommendations from the grand jury that investigated clergy child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania. Legislation intended to reform the statute of limitations for civil and criminal cases against abusers...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Tony Romeo
April 15, 2019 - 5:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Attorney General Josh Shapiro has released a set of grand jury recommendations intended to identify and prevent fraud in Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program. Shapiro says two independent Medicaid fraud investigations prompted a grand jury to investigate anti-fraud...
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John McDevitt
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two overnight camps for kids, patterned after Pennsylvania State Police training, will be held this summer and online applications are being accepted now. It’s called Camp Cadet, and it’s for children from Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties ages 11 to 14...
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Justin Udo
April 11, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Pennsylvania lawmakers released a group of bills aimed at improving the Keystone State’s green footprint. Styrofoam, one time use plastic utensils and plastic bags all go hand-in-hand when it comes to takeout food, but some Harrisburg lawmakers want to put all of...
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Bridge repairs
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Mark Abrams
April 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Washington, D.C.-based group that advocates for investment in transportation projects cited Pennsylvania as having the second-highest number of bridges in the country that are in need of repairs — some more than others. The American Road and Transportation Builders...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 5 of a five-part series . In 1979, a small town just outside Harrisburg was the focus of the world, trying to understand what was happening at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. In the final installment this series, we look ahead to the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 4 of a five-part series . The partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant happened 40 years ago today. Our week-long look back continues as we explore how people who lived around the plant handled the news. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Forty years ago today, the partial...
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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 27, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 3 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is taking a look back at the near-catastrophe while also examining the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile...
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An undated photo of men working at the Three Mile Island power plant.
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Jim Melwert
March 26, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 2 of a five-part series . As we mark the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at Three Mile Island, KYW Newsradio is looking back at the near-catastrophe that focused the world’s attention on a small town outside Harrisburg while changing the general perception of nuclear energy. ___...
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Dave Martens, publisher of the York Daily Record for many years and now president of The York Dispatch, operated the YDR when it covered the accident at Three Mile Island's nuclear power plant.
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Jim Melwert
March 25, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 1 of a five-part series . Thursday marks 40 years since the partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant outside Harrisburg. KYW Newsradio is taking a look back at the near-catastrophe while also looking at the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It...
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