public safety

George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Delaware County
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Jim Melwert
March 27, 2020 - 11:43 am
Efforts are underway to reduce the population at the Delaware County George W. Hill Correctional Facility to protect both inmates and staff, after a worker was infected with COVID-19 several weeks ago. Read more here.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
March 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
With the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he isn't sure when baseball will be back, but when it is, he thinks it will be part of the nation's recovery process. Read more here.
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Italy coronavirus
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KYW Staff
February 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Villanova University students who are currently studying abroad in Italy will be brought home amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the university announced. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Tony Romeo
February 26, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Preparations are underway to battle the spread of the coronavirus from China, according to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine. Read more here.
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Police in Bensalem are riding on buses to crack down on drivers who ignore the flashing stop lights.
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Mike Dougherty
February 19, 2020 - 7:39 am
Police in Bensalem are riding on buses to crack down on drivers who ignore the flashing stop lights. Read more here.
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The refurbished Ben Franklin cafeteria, nicknamed "Ben's Den."
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Mike DeNardo
February 17, 2020 - 2:20 pm
After being displaced for five months of asbestos clean-up and construction work, students at two Philadelphia high schools will return to the building they'll both call home on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Protesters demand district abate asbestos at school
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Mike DeNardo
February 13, 2020 - 12:49 pm
After two more schools have closed due to asbestos concerns — bringing the total number of schools affected this year up to nine — the Philadelphia teachers union is calling on the governor to declare a state of emergency. Read more here.
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Clara Barton Elementary School
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Mike Dougherty
February 13, 2020 - 7:13 am
Two more Philadelphia schools have temporarily closed due to concerns of asbestos exposure. Read the latest here.
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Francis Hopkinson School
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Mike DeNardo
February 05, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Laborers’ District Council workers are offering to help the School District of Philadelphia respond faster to reports of asbestos in school buildings with a “rapid response team.” Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike DeNardo
January 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Students and staff are back inside Laura H. Carnell Elementary School after a three-week closure for asbestos abatement. But the teachers union said it can't guarantee that conditions are safe. Read more here.
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