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Pouring Fresh Tap Water Into a Glass
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Jim Melwert
September 24, 2019 - 3:18 pm
Pennsylvania is getting a $5 million grant to study health effects of chemical used in firefighting foam at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station that contaminated water supply.
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Jim Melwert
August 22, 2019 - 2:00 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Residents around the Willow Grove Naval Air Station have been paying a surcharge on water bills to remove chemicals used on the base that seeped into groundwater. On Thursday, state officials announced they’re chipping in several million dollars to get rid of that...
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Pa. Attorney General urges lawmakers to pass legislation that strengthens laws requiring reporting of abuse.
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Jim Melwert
September 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers joined victims of priest sexual abuse at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday. The aim was to urge the legislature to adopt four reforms recommended by the grand jury that investigated allegations against priests and church leaders across the...
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Libre the Boston terrier
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Jim Melwert
July 31, 2018 - 3:55 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A celebration at the Horsham Dog Park on Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of a Pennsylvania law that strengthens protections for animals. It’s become known as Libre’s Law. Libre himself was on hand for the celebration. Libre the Boston Terrier and some friends...
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Willow Grove Naval Air Station
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Jim Melwert
June 21, 2018 - 1:36 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new federal report says chemicals in water near military bases — like the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station — are more dangerous than previously thought. The new report from the U.S. Department of Health’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry says...
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Gun Laws
Steve Tawa
April 09, 2018 - 1:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee is joining what has been a national narrative about changing gun laws by holding the first of four-days of hearings in Harrisburg. An even number of Republican and Democratic lawmakers are lined up to testify, rather than...
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