Pew Charitable Trusts

A family cools off in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
September 26, 2018 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What is life like for the 26 percent of Philadelphians who live in poverty? A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts' Philadelphia Research Initiative tries to answer that question. Much of the report's findings may be what you'd expect: The poor are more likely to...
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Friendship Gate in Chinatown, Philadelphia
Steve Tawa
June 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Research from Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts says immigrants are helping to drive the city's recent population growth, increasing its workforce, and boosting the number of entrepreneurs. According to the study, "There are about 66,000 more people in the...
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Computer Hacker
Ian Bush
May 19, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you were on I-95 in Delaware County last Sunday at this time, you may have gotten an eyeful -- courtesy an electronic sign that was vandalized to display a vulgar message. Similar incidents have gotten the attention of the Department of Homeland Security. The...
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Opioid panel discussion  at the Science History Institute.
Credit: Kim Glovas
Kim Glovas
April 20, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -Three large cities, including Philadelphia, talked about strategies to fight the opioid crisis Friday. The panel discussion was hosted by the Pew Charitable Trusts at the Science History Institute. Baltimore's Health Commissioner issued a blanket prescription for...
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