Coronavirus testing
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:30 am
It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s daily lives, from health care workers and delivery drivers to school teachers and even vacationers. Some Philadelphians share firsthand accounts of what it's really like during these trying times. Read more here.
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A person using a credit card on a laptop.
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Jim Melwert
December 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm
A West Chester woman is accused of scamming dozens of people with fake vacation packages, including a cancer patient who wanted to go to Disney World. Read more here.
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A Thomas Cook plane on the tarmac at Gatwick Airport in Sussex, England Monday Sept. 23, 2019.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 6:59 am
British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. The British government said the return of the 178-year-old firm's 150,000 British customers now in vacation spots across the globe would be...
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Traffic jam.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get ready for congested roads over the next few days as people head out to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says there will be a lot of people taking to the roads now through Monday. "We'll see the second highest volume...
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Mostar is home to the famous Stari Most bridge.
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May 21, 2019 - 7:39 pm
By Jack Guy, CNN (CNN) -- If the road to overtourism is paved with travel guide books, then venerable publisher Lonely Planet can give itself a pat on the backpack for trying to steer vacationers off the beaten track. Announcing the 2019 iteration of its annual top European summer destinations list...
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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
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Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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A Roman cafe
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The language on the island was Spanish. The pub was Irish. Our crew of six had sailed into Puerto de Mogán in the Canary Islands at dawn. The deck was covered in a fine, red sand, blown to sea from the Sahara Desert. By the time it was cleaned and we went ashore, the...
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The pool deck of a cruise ship
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 20, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning now for a new year of getaway adventures, a spontaneous trip may actually be your best bet. I don't want to throw cold water on what should be a fun planning session, but recent experiences do that for us. Remember those long-range plans for a...
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Camelback Resort in the Poconos offers a swim-up bar to its guests.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 29, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Old-time ski areas have gotten a modern facelift. With the long end-of-year vacation season approaching, there are more activity options if the snow is a no show. Nowadays, many ski areas have tacked the word "resort" onto their handles. For skiing families, couples...
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