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Officials unveiled a new mural in Septa's suburban station Tuesday, but the artwork was only part of the story. The mural is the product of a program to reduce panhandling by providing low barrier jobs that offer same-day pay.
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Pat Loeb
July 30, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In April, Mural Arts Philadelphia began offering 10 jobs a day to any takers with payment made at the end of that day's shift. So many people lined up they had to use a lottery system to award the jobs. On Tuesday, many of those employed by the program joined the city...
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Lynne Adkins
March 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Certain seniors who are just out of the hospital will be getting free food as part of their medical insurance. Independence Blue Cross is teaming up with MANNA to deliver free, healthy food to some seniors who have just come out of the hospital. Independence medical...
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson with Urban League director Charlene Matlock Turner and workers and officials from Ready, Willing and Able.
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Pat Loeb
March 11, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Point Breeze community isn't waiting for Mayor Kenney's proposed street sweeping pilot. They already have their own program growing and Monday, they announced they're expanding it to get every street in the neighborhood. READ: Mayor Kenney offers...
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Camden County jail warden Karen Taylor.
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Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County jail is expanding what appears to be a successful treatment program for inmates who enter the prison addicted to drugs or alcohol. The jail is using a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Corrections to offer inmates medication-assisted...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Paul Kurtz
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police commissioner says he is encouraged by the growth of a program that allows detectives to access crime footage from private surveillance cameras. The Philadelphia Police Department's Twitter feed is filled with images of people caught in the act of...
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Michael Zaccagni and Gianna Grossman.
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Pat Loeb
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kenney administration is taking applications for summer internships and candidates will be pleased to find the program features a new benefit. For the first time this year, the mayor's interns will be paid. The addition of payment to the program comes amidst the...
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Its more than just a basketball game as registration is underway for 20-week program for fifth- to 12th-grade girls in Philadelphia.
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John McDevitt
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's more than just a basketball game as registration is underway for a 20-week program for fifth- to 12th-grade girls in Philadelphia. It's called HoopHers, and the program provides opportunities for female students to reach their potential on and off the basketball...
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