Sharmain Matlock-Turner.
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Antionette Lee
February 21, 2020 - 6:30 am
For 20 years, Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been the driving force behind one of Philadelphia’s most impactful organizations that tackles one of the city’s largest problems: poverty. Read more here.
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Jacqueline Means doing experiments with kids.
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Cherri Gregg
February 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
Jacqueline Means is the queen of STEM. At 12, with her mom's help, Means decided to create an event where girls could get hands-on experience doing science projects. That's when the Wilmington Urban Stem Initiative was born. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces new initiatives to support youth mental health in Maple Shade on February 11, 2020.
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David Madden
February 11, 2020 - 4:06 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy visited Maple Shade High School to unveil a plan he hopes will put mental health concerns for young people on par with physical ones. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announces the state is suing Juul at Radnor High School.
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Justin Udo
February 10, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. Read more here.
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Bucks District Attorney Matt Weintraub accuses JUUL Labs, Inc and new Jersey-based JUUL pod manufacturer EonSmoke, LLC of purposely targeting children.
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Jim Melwert
January 29, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Bucks County is the latest to sue e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming the company uses deceptive advertising to target teens and children. Read more here.
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Distracted teen driver
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Suzanne Monaghan
January 26, 2020 - 11:33 am
Sixteen- to 19-year-old drivers are nearly three times more likely than older drivers to be in a deadly crash, according to the Centers for Disease Control. There are dozens of apps designed to help teens develop safe driving practices by avoiding the temptation of distractions. However, they are...
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Philadelphia police
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Justin Udo
January 14, 2020 - 7:17 pm
There's an investigation underway into a body that Philadelphia police found dumped in a trash can Tuesday. Law enforcement sources believe the body is the result of a murder from a love triangle gone bad. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney signs 2 bills designed to protect teenagers from the lure of nicotine.
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Pat Loeb
December 18, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Wednesday signed two bills designed to protect teenagers from the lure of nicotine, and a group of young people who lobbied for the measures was there to watch. Read more here.
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A man smoking an e-cigarette.
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KYW Staff
December 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
There is a growing number of medical leaders and organizations from throughout the world raising warnings against the dangers of e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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Michael Evans
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Jim Melwert
December 04, 2019 - 3:37 pm
A former Pennsylvania State Police officer who served time for sexually assaulting women while on duty is headed back to prison on a parole violation, after he pleaded guilty to molesting a 15-year-old in Berks County. Read more here.
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