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(Rebuilding Together Philadelphia executive director Stefanie Seldin with homeowner Delores Clark, outside Clark's newly refurbished home in Mantua.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

‘Rebuilding Together Philadelphia’ Marks Its 100th Home Improvement Project in Mantua

Delores Clark (right), 86, has lived there most of her life and says her house needed a lot of work. It was repaired by an army of volunteers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

PATCO shows off the first of its new refurbished rail cars. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Patco Says Rebuilt Rail Cars Should Begin Going Into Regular Service Next Month

John Hanson, CEO of Patco’s parent, the Delaware River Port Authority, says the persistent software issues have been addressed at last.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Latest Thorn For Video Companies: Copyright Theft Via Live Streaming

HBO has confirmed it sent takedown notices to the live video streaming service Periscope after several accounts were seen streaming Sunday’s premiere of “Game of Thrones.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Police oommissioner Charles Ramsey testifies at a budget hearing before Philadelphia City Council.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

In Current Climate, Fewer Minorities Want Careers as Cops, Phila. Police Commissioner Says

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says national incidents of police violence has made recruiting minorities for the Philadelphia police force much tougher.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(A page on the Phillies' web site promotes the Groupon ticket discounts.)

Amid Sales Slump, Phillies Turn to Groupon To Promote Cheap Game Tickets

It’s a far cry from the 257 consecutive sellouts the Phillies had between 2009 and 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

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Popular Airline To Offer Roomier, More Comfortable Seats Starting In 2016

It’s a welcome move. Just a few days ago, a new survey claimed flying is only getting worse.

04/15/2015

(File photo of the Pennsylvania capitol dome in Harrisburg.  Credit: KYW Newsradio)

Pa. Senate Sends House A Bill That Would Pull Plug On Philadelphia’s New Sick Leave Law

The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would overturn Philadelphia’s new law, set to take effect next month, that would require business owners with at least ten employees to allow workers to earn paid sick leave.

04/14/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

New Owner Working To Get Electric Power Restored at Revel Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City

Two generators and one backup have arrived at the site, and will be hooked up soon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Mayor Nutter's chief education officer, Lori Shorr, listens as finance director Rob Dubow responds to a reporter's question about school funding.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Nutter Administration Dismisses School Funding Alternatives Being Floated

Rob Dubow, the mayor’s finance director, says raising property taxes by nine percent is the only way the city can raise the additional $103 million the school district needs next year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Adele La Tourette, of the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition, speaks with other anti-hunger workers at a meeting in St. Andrew's Church, in Camden.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

South Jersey Anti-Hunger Groups Meet To Battle Proposed US Anti-Food-Stamps Legislation

Hunger advocacy groups are fighting back against a Republican proposal in Washington to cut $125 billion from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as “SNAP.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Kaspersky Labs' "ransomware decryptor" web page.)

Computer Security Experts Fighting Back Against Latest Cyber Crime, ‘Ransomware’

New ways to fight off a cyberattack that holds your files for ransom — or to prevent it — are emerging.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Pa. state rep. Stan Saylor speaks to members of the House Finance Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Republicans Still Tweaking Their Rival Plan For Statewide Property Tax Relief

Stan Saylor (R-York County) told the committe that the GOP property tax relief plan, like Gov. Wolf’s plan, would reduce but not eliminate school property taxes in Pennsylvania.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(US Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson, in file photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Welcoming Homeland Security Chief With Pitch For 2016 DNC Security Funding

In past years, the feds have given cities that host political conventions upwards of $50 million for security.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

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Poll: Managers Are Feeling Disengaged At Work, Too

If you feel like your boss has checked out, you might be right.

04/14/2015

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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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