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Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

(Scott Greisler and Kanard Burris chat in a break room at Publicis Health Media, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Participants Say Local Mentoring Program For Older Schoolkids Is A Big Success

“Beyond School Walls” is different from most Big Brothers-Big Sister programs because it works with highschool-aged students instead of young kids.

05/21/2015

(Paul Bencivengo, with a Google Trekker strapped to his back.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Bucks County Photographs Its Off-Road Tourism Sites For Google Maps

Bucks County tourism officials and the Internet information giant Google are going off the beaten path to provide more information to visitors about parks and other attractions in the county.

05/21/2015

(Mayor Nutter serves birthday cake to Dr. Eli Zebooker, 102, and one of Zebooker's grandsons at a city celebration for centenarians.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Celebrates Its Centenarians With Birthday Party A Century in the Making

Eli Zebooker, a retired center city dentist, was the oldest man in attendance. He is a spry 102.

05/21/2015

(Mayor Nutter greets Saint-Gobain CEO John Crowe, left, on terrace of Musuem of Art during a press conference about an upcoming exhibit on Eakins Oval, behind them.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A Company Celebrates 350 Years of Manufacturing With Philadelphia Exhibition

Saint-Gobain has its North American headquarters in Valley Forge, soon to relocate in Malvern.

05/21/2015

(File photo by KYW's Matt Leon)

Patco Will Apply For Federal Funds To Get Dormant Franklin Square PATCO Station Reopened

The DRPA’s latest study suggests that reopening the station under Franklin Square, near 6th and Race Streets, wouldn’t increase ridership all that much but would enhance the area’s economy.

05/21/2015

(Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney, left, and Mayor Nutter speak with reporters after their post-primary meeting at City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter, Kenney Mend Fences As Mayoral Campaign Heads Toward General Election

Nutter formally endorsed Kenney, despite Kenney’s frequent criticisms of Nutter’s administration.

05/21/2015

(Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia, talks to members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday about the regional impact of Pope Francis' visit set for the end of September.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delco Businesses Hope Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia Will Provide Added Lift

Members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce listened as representatives of the group “World Meeting of Families Philadelphia” talked about regional opportunities growing out of the pope’s visit.

05/21/2015

Guns stolen from store in Collingdale on May 21, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Cops: 19 Guns Stolen During Break-In At Gun Store In Delaware County

Police are searching for the suspects who stole more than a dozen handguns from a gun store in Delaware County Thursday morning.

05/21/2015

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School Bus Crashes Into Barrier On Schuylkill Expressway

A school bus with students on-board crashed into a barrier along the Schuylkill Expressway Thursday morning.

05/21/2015

Dom Show Log 5.21.15

Dom discussed Jim Kenney attending a fundraiser to target poverty, Senator Rand Paul filibustering yesterday against the Patriot Act, St. Joseph’s University under investigation for hazing on their softball team, local newspapers closing in on a strike, television shows that you were upset about when the went off the air. At 9:35, Tony O’Connell joined discussing the protest against Berlin,Nj officials for cancelling the fireworks display. At 10:50, Inside the Mind of Dom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/21/2015

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Pottstown Man, Saved From Gang Assassination, Charged With Drug-Induced Felonies

The same day the 30+ gang member arrests were announced, Morgalo was himself arrested. Witnesses say he climbed onto a UPS truck and forced the driver to flee.

05/21/2015

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Christie Didn’t Disclose Free Cowboys Tickets on State Form

The New Jersey Ethics Commission asked the state attorney general for an opinion on how far Christie’s executive order requiring financial disclosure actually goes. The six-page opinion does not address the tickets specifically.

05/21/2015

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Move Closer to Strike

The contract negotiations involve workers at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com.

05/21/2015