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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
July 02, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Oil workers held a meeting Tuesday with more than a dozen state and federal lawmakers to discuss what's next for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Unionized workers have not yet been furloughed, but they're concerned about their futures. At a meeting at...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a budget press conference on the need for long-term and sustainable revenues to rebuild NJ TRANSIT on June 27, 2019, in Secaucus
Photo provided by Governor Phil Murphy's flickr account
David Madden
June 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
SECAUCUS, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — After a week of saying “all options” were being considered by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in his budget battle with the legislature, he’s taken the most drastic off the table. He will, in fact, sign the $38.7 billion plan submitted to him, although there will be...
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Refinery fire
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images
June 26, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 3:55 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Following reports claiming the South Philadelphia refinery — where a massive explosion and fire shook the neighborhood last week — may permanently shut down, the mayor has officially confirmed the news in a press release Wednesday morning...
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Southwest Airlines
Julio Cortez/AP
February 20, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) — Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Ap Photo, File
February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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Delaware Memorial Bridge.
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Memorial Bridge was shut down for several hours during the Thanksgiving holiday rush home by a problem at a nearby chemical plant. Bridge operators have now been reimbursed for the cost of that shutdown. It could not have come at a worse time. Sunday...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
Tim Jimenez / KYW Newsradio
David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Public pressure continues to build on New Jersey Transit over its decision to extend the shutdown of the Atlantic City Rail Line into the spring and maybe early summer. Now, local legislators want some answers. Assemblymen down the shore are none too happy with...
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In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
February 04, 2019 - 5:57 pm
By Julie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will call for optimism and unity in Tuesday's State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and deeply personal attacks. But will anyone...
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In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP, file
January 30, 2019 - 7:40 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks Wednesday on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate...
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