veterans

Two people in a discussion.
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Kim Glovas
December 03, 2019 - 2:48 pm
A survey of veterans is underway in Pennsylvania to make it easier to transfer military skills to the civilian workforce, and the information will be used to streamline the careers that require licenses. Read more here.
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Sales clerk Jimmy Canzoneri stocks the shelves at Smokes 4 Less smoke shop in the village of Wappingers Falls on November 12, 2019.
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Kim Glovas
November 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Pennsylvania will soon join 18 other states in banning the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to those under age 21. However, the bill is not sitting well with anti-smoking advocates.
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HAVEN Women
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Kim Glovas
November 18, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Philadelphia's first and only shelter dedicated to helping homeless female veterans get back on their feet, HAVEN Women, has received a $100,000 grant. Read more here.
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A homeless female veteran sleeping on the ground.
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Justin Udo
November 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Veteran homelessness has been virtually eliminated in Delaware and Bucks counties according to Department of Housing and Urban Development officials, who say it's also seen a sharp decline in Philadelphia.
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President Donald Trump speaks at New York City's 100th annual Veterans Day parade, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York.
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AP News
November 11, 2019 - 11:45 am
President Donald Trump kicked off New York City's Veterans Day Tribute on Monday by saying the nation's veterans "risked everything for us. Now it is our duty to serve and protect them every single day of our lives."
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The former Edison High School, now the Edison 64 Veterans Community.
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Paul Kurtz
November 11, 2019 - 4:30 am
A new housing development exclusively for low-income veterans is almost full, several months after opening on the site of the old Edison High School.
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Philadelphia Veterans Parade
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Justin Udo
November 03, 2019 - 2:22 pm
Veterans and their needs took center stage Sunday at Philadelphia's fifth annual Veterans Parade.
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Waverly Woodson Jr. is one step closer to being honored by the Pa. House
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Cherri Gregg
September 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A resolution introduced in the Pennsylvania House to posthumously honor a black World War II hero from West Philadelphia has overcome its first political obstacle. Read more here.
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Committee of Seventy Chief Advancement Officer Lauren Cristella (center) and National Constitution Center Chief Learning Officer Dr. Kerry Sautner (left)
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Flashpoint
September 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
In this special edition of the Flashpoint podcast, host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the Entercom Serves program. Listen to the podcast here.
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Camden County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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David Madden
September 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Camden County is honoring veterans of the Vietnam War with a four-day celebration, marking the 50th anniversary of the war. Read more here.
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