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After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated.
Courtesy Dr. Latisha Rowe via CNN
July 17, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Jen Rose Smith, CNN (CNN) -- After a Jamaican vacation ended in humiliation aboard an American Airlines flight in June, the ensuing controversy reignited debate about passengers' rights. Dr. Latisha Rowe was leaving Jamaica on a flight to Miami when an American Airlines employee told her she'd have...
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Philadelphia's annual pride parade and festival is back and its bigger than ever this year.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
June 09, 2019 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's annual Pride Parade and Festival is back — and it's bigger than ever. Thousands lined Philadelphia's streets from the heart of the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing, waving their pride flags, screaming and cheering as the colorful floats passed by. This year...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 photo, Dawn Casale, founder of One Girl Cookies, poses for photos in her shop in the Dumbo neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 03, 2019 - 9:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A debate over whether New York City should make a pioneering move to require paid vacation has both sides saying: Give me a break. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants New York to become the first place in the 50 states to make private businesses provide time off with pay . He casts the idea...
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Governor Wolf Renews Call to Legislature to Pass Universal Background Checks
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
January 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, (KYW Newsradio) — Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for action on gun control legislation. With the shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue still fresh on their minds, Gov. Wolf rallied gun control advocates in the state capitol. “If we continue to allow so many citizens to...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
January 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Tuesday that's intended to prevent landlords from evicting short-term tenants without a good cause. It gives current regulations the weight of law, but tenants say much more is needed. The new law requires landlords to give...
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Philadelphia Women's March organizers are hoping turmoil and rumours surrounding the National march don't prevent women from turning out in record numbers again this year on Jan 19.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite rumors and misunderstandings, the Philadelphia Women's March is still scheduled to go on as planned on Jan. 19. The National Women's March has been under scrutiny this year, but Philadelphia Women's March board member Deja Lynn Alvarez says while the...
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