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Lynne Adkins

If you’ve listened to radio in the Delaware Valley, the odds are pretty good that you’ve heard Lynne Adkins. Lynne is a reporter and anchor for KYW Newsradio.

Although she’s been a member of the KYW Newsradio family for more than two decades, her voice has also been heard on radio stations WMGK, WPEN, WFIL, WIP (where she was both assistant news director and a talk show host), WHYY-FM, WCOJ in Coatesville, WBUX in Levittown, Pa., and on country station WXTU, where she was news director.

Lynne Adkins grew up in the Delaware Valley and graduated from Temple University with a degree in radio, television, and film.

CHATTANOOGA, TN - AUGUST 15:  U.S. Vice President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks at a memorial service to honor those killed In Chattanooga shooting at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's McKenzie Arena on August 15, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The military is putting on the ceremony to honor the sailor and four Marines killed and to say thank you to the men and women who helped responded when Mohammad Abdulazeez shot up a military recruitment center and a Navy operations support center before being killed by law enforcement, (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Congressman Brady On Biden Decision: ‘It’ll Help Hillary; She’ll Win The Primary’

A key local Democrat, who calls Joe Biden a close friend, spoke about his reaction to the Vice President’s decision not to run for president.


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Local University Provides Low Cost Medical Care To Patients In Need

The Widener community nursing clinic provides free or low cost medical care to needy patients in Chester.


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Temple Hospital Making Major Strides In Patient Care, Quality

Temple University officials are thrilled with a new award that shows the hospital is making a major focus on patient satisfaction.


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Planned Parenthood Ends Reimbursement For Fetal Tissue Donations

Dayle Steinberg, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania agrees with the change but adds none of the offices in Pennsylvania take part in fetal tissue donation.


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Healthy College Lifestyles Can Help Women Prevent Breast Cancer Decades Later

Breast cancer is rare among college age women, but lifestyle choices made during those years could be lifesaving far into the future.


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New Disclosure Rules Could Mean Delays For Anyone Trying To Buy A House

Starting Saturday, new disclosure forms will be in effect for anyone applying for a mortgage, impacting prospective home buyers.


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Local Cancer Center Helping Patients Improve How They Look And Feel During Treatment

Salon supervisor Denise Hoagland says it starts at the top.


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Local Parishioners Gather For Papal Mass Viewing Party

Local parishioners are gathering for a Papal mass viewing party on Sunday.


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Renting Out Your House During Papal Visit? Expect Some Benefits Come Tax Time

If you’re renting your house during the papal visit, don’t forget there are tax savings to be pocketed.


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SEPTA Soon Getting New General Manager

Jeffrey Knueppel started at SEPTA nearly three decades ago as an entry level structural engineer. He’ll take over the GM spot from Joseph Casey who is retiring.


Musical Director Jeffrey Smith. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

A Philadelphia Treasure To Sing For The Pope

The 75 boys and 35 men will entertain the faithful shortly before the Papal mass on the Parkway Sunday, September 27th.


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Newly Formed Alliance Aims To Cap Rising Health Care Costs

A South Jersey insurance company has entered into agreement with six health systems to keep a lid on rising costs.


Jerry Segal began his annual fundraiser in 1988 after neck surgery at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. (credit: Lynne Adkins)

Blue Bell Man Raises Money And More For Local Rehab Hospital

An attorney from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, who has raised millions of dollars for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, is now realizing the value of his actions.


Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Credit: Will Klein)

Local Institution Closing 4 Days During Papal Visit

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is located right in the heart of the Papal activities.


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Old Tattoos Can Pose A Problem When Getting An MRI

If you need an MRI, do not be surprised to be asked if you have a tattoo.




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