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(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio Frequencies

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

Senators Marco Rubio And Mike Lee Introduce Their Economic Growth And Family Fairness Tax Reform Plan

Rubio Tells Donors He Is Running For White House

Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels “uniquely qualified” to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream.

04/13/2015

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Sources: Hillary Clinton To Announce Run For President On Sunday

Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with her plans.

04/10/2015

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Afghan Soldier Opens Fire On U.S. Troops

The U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan said in a statement later Wednesday that one troop was killed in the incident.

04/08/2015

(CBS Sports' fantasy baseball web site.)

Local Agent Says MLB Prohibiting Its Players From Fantasy Baseball Gaming Is Good Move

This season marks the first time that Major League Baseball is prohibiting its own players from joining paid fantasy leagues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

US Sen. Robert Menendez, on March 26, 2015.  (credit: Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Sources: Indictment of US Sen. Menendez (D-N.J.) is Imminent

New reports indicate that US senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) could be indicted on federal corruption charges as soon as this week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

File photo: Hillary Clinton in Atlantic City, NJ.  (Credit: CBS3)

Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Support Softening In All-Important Swing States

Since 1960, no one has won the presidency without taking two of three swing states: Pennsylvania, Florida, and Ohio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

(File photo of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.   Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

NJ Official Says Getting Hurricane Sandy Relief From Feds Was ‘Cumbersome’ But Worth It

An audit by the federal government has shown that the State of New Jersey had to apply 15 times to extend a grant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

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French Officials Say Co-pilot Intentionally Crashed Germanwings Plane

Only the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 was in the cockpit when the Airbus A320 slammed into a steep mountainside in the French Alps, a French prosecutor confirmed Thursday.

03/26/2015

(New Jersey activists join counterparts from Philadelphia for a demonstration demanding mandatory sick leave for low-wage workers.  They gathered outside the Union League, in Philadelphia, where New Jersey governor Chris Christie was to take part in a PAC-sponsored fundraiser.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Activists Dog Philadelphia Fundraiser For Gov. Christie, Pushing For Mandatory Sick Leave Laws

“(Christie)’s been clear about his opposition. He’s been saying it all around the state, at events as he travels,” noted Dena Mottola Jaborska, from New Jersey Citizen Action.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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Web Site ‘Angie’s List’ Sued For Fraud in Federal Court in Philadelphia

A Pennsylvania woman is lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit filed in Philadelphia, charging that the web site ranks service providers better if they pay a fee.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(Following his online tweet, US senator Ted Cruz made a live announcement of his run for the presidency at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.    Photo by Paul J. Richards/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Leads Presidential Pack in Use of Social Media To Announce Candidacy

US senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was the first to formally announce his presidential run. And instead of a ballroom and podium, he opted for another platform: Twitter.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(Details of Katharina Grosse's "Psychylustro," as photographed by Steve Weinik, and shown on Google Cultural Institute.  Image provided)

Google Helps Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Preserve Trove of Its Works Online

It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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KYW at SXSW: Anonymous App ‘Yik Yak’ Addressing Cyberbullying Concerns

Today, at the SXSW Interactive Conference, in Austin, Tex., the cofounders of Yik Yak took the stage to defend the service against criticisms that it enabled cyberbullying.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015