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Continued Snow Forcing Philadelphia Companies To ‘Weather The Storm’

With another snowstorm on the horizon, parents and employees are faced with deciding whether to try to get to work or stay home.

23 hours ago

(Rob Wasserman, at Parlor.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Suburban Pizza, Italian Culture, and Sustainable Coffee

Hadas has news of a new pizza spot in Ardmore, a center city restaurant that combines Italian cuisine and culture, and an Old City coffee shop where “local” is the byword.

KYW Newsradio 1060–24 hours ago

File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

Local Environmental Groups Warn of Accident Potential From Marcellus Shale Freight Trains

A report released this week by the groups Penn Environment and the Frac Tracker Alliance shows that nearly four million Pennsylvanians live within the potential evacuation zone of an oil train accident, including 700,000 at risk in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

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Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case

The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter’s Next City Budget Will Include 9% Property Tax Hike

KYW Newsradio has learned that Mayor Nutter will propose a hefty increase in city property taxes in order to give the cash-starved Philadelphia School District an extra $100 million.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

(The Wyndmoor Montessori School was shut down after the death of an infant.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Montco Daycare, Shut Down For Violations, Absolved in Death of Infant Last January

Now, the official cause of death is listed as sudden infant death syndrome, commonly known as SIDS.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

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Borgata Casino Plans Outdoor Concert Hall, New Nightclub

The Borgata casino will open an outdoor concert hall this summer and a new nightclub this fall.

03/03/2015

(Some of the "Refunds for Research" grant recipients listen as  Pat Halpin-Murphy describes the program.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Cancer Groups Celebrate Pa. Program That Helps Taxpayers Donate To Research Programs

Today, a ceremony was held at Drexel University’s College of Medicine, where two breast cancer research programs are benefitting this year from the refund checkoff program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Unions Suing Christie Administration To Force Required Pension Fund Payment

“He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time, with plenty of notice,” says Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address Outlines Far-Reaching Overhaul of Taxes — Some Up, Some Down

Wolf called for a tax on natural gas drilling, to increase the state’s contribution to public schools to 50 percent.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(Septa holds an open house to share route configuration concepts.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

SEPTA Seeks Public Input As It Unveils Possible Transit Route Reconfigurations

Among the ideas being talked about at this point, a Septa official says, is splitting the Route 23 bus line in half.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(The Mickey Vernon Museum. at its current location in the Granite Run Mall.  Photo provided)

Delco Museum of Sports Legends Scrambling To Find New Location

The museum has called the Granite Run Mall home for nearly two years. But the mall has been sold, and will be demolished to make way for a town center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(PHS president Drew Becher, on the floor of the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Weather, Flower Show Will Always Be a Pre-Spring Event, Officials Say

Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, says attendance the first few days of the show is exceeding expectations, so he doesn’t think weather is a factor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Gov. Wolf To Propose Property Tax Relief Across Pennsylvania, Wage Tax Relief in Philadelphia

KYW Newsradio has learned that a siginificant reduction in the Philadelphia wage tax will be part of Governor Wolf’s budget proposal that will be laid out tomorrow.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

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Late School Openings Wreak Havoc On Area Working Parents’ Morning Schedules

Some parents are lucky, with a spouse who is available for sudden babysitting duty. Others have to scramble, especially when the school makes a last-minute decision.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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