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John McDevitt
July 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A frightening reminder of just how dangerous this heat can be came today in Wynnefield Heights. A partial outage at an apartment building for seniors had to be evacuated forcing hundreds out in the sweltering conditions for hours. Nearly 300 residents had to be...
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Kim Glovas
July 19, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With people seeking refuge in air conditioning in the heat wave, power utilities are urging conservation. Hours when most people are at work are when power usage is at its highest, so local utilities are urging consumers to turn it off or turn it down. "Managing that...
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Tim Jimenez
July 19, 2019 - 10:25 am
GLENSIDE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — KYW Newsradio caught up with people who were catching a train Friday morning in Glenside to see how they're handling the heat. With the heat turned way up, catching a train to Philadelphia in the five a.m. hour, isn't so bad says Terry, who was heading into work. "It...
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Albert Yee
July 19, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. PARTIES AND FESTIVALS...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 17, 2019 - 5:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Experts at AAA are taking some extra steps to keep children safe amid this week's soaring temperatures. Jana Tidwell, of AAA Mid-Atlantic, conducted an experiment to illustrate how dangerous it is to leave a child unattended in a hot car for any length of time and the...
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Thermometer Sun 40 Degres. Hot summer day. High Summer temperatures
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Justin Udo
July 16, 2019 - 5:11 pm
UPDATED: 1:20 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s getting hot out there and in response, the City of Philadelphia has issued a Code Red. What is a Code Red? Well, the city issues one when temperatures reach 90 degrees or more for at least three consecutive days. Plan for dangerous heat later...
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July 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. PARTIES AND FESTIVALS Jeff...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 06, 2019 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now through Labor Day the Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering special summer hands-on programming for children, known as Art Splash. The museum’s new program opened this weekend, and Liz Yohlin Baill, manager of family programs, says kid-friendly crafts are set up...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 05, 2019 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the height of swim season at Philadelphia public pools, but when you're thinking about cooling off, it's also important to keep safety in mind. Brianna Crawford, a mother of four, says she is always thinking about pool safety. "I used to try to bring them with...
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Breaking Bread on Broad
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Hadas Kuznits
July 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For hungry North Philadelphia kids looking for activities over the summer, Congregation Rodeph Shalom has a program for them — and all are welcome. The synagogue is just one of many institutions across the city that double as free summer meal sites. Just text "FOOD"...
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