Vincent Hughes

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Dan Wing
May 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of volunteers and people from the neighborhood spent a good chunk of their Saturday helping clean and fix up homes on a pair of streets in Overbrook. The volunteers were focused on one block on two different streets, North 56th and Hunter Streets, in the...
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Flashpoint
April 13, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about student loan debt. Forty four million Americans collectively owe an estimated $1.5 trillion in student loans. Millions are drowning because of high interest...
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State Senate Democrats lead a call to action on poverty.
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Cherri Gregg
April 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Senate Democrats gathered at the corner of 40th Street and Haverford Avenue Thursday to kick off a 30-day effort to focus on poverty in Pennsylvania. They stood at the same place where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to 10,000 Philadelphians in...
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AFT President Randi Weingarten and PFT President Jerry Jordan
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Mike DeNardo
March 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A coalition of union leaders and lawmakers is forming to raise money to address conditions inside Philadelphia's aging school buildings. "How do you allow a child to be in a building with a roof that is leaking, or walls that are crumbling?" American Federation of...
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State Sen. Vincent Hughes highlights the Read to Succeed summer program, which takes place at a dozen locations across the city.
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Justin Udo
July 10, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are using the time off from school to help kids get ahead of the curve when they return. The Summer READS: Read to Succeed program is a free reading-centric summer camp used to continue academic achievements through the summer for first- through third-...
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Tony Romeo
May 22, 2018 - 12:09 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state Senate is considering legislation that would create a program to allow anonymous reporting of school safety threats. A scheduled vote Tuesday was postponed until next month because some senators want more time to review the bill. The fast-tracked, bi-...
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