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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.

(The Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue web site warns that joint returns may be filed only by a "husband and wife."  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Warns Same-Sex Married Couples To File Taxes Separately

Even if legally married in another state, the commonwealth’s web site warns, each person in a same-sex marriage must file separately in Pennsylvania.

02/21/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Final Sunday of Phila. Auto Show Sets An All-Time Record

This year’s just-ended Philadelphia Auto Show was a record-setter despite suffering through some very difficult winter weather.

02/18/2014

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Leonidas Kavakos At The Kimmel Center

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presents Leonidas Kavakos on February 25th at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater.

02/08/2014

AJ Swearingen (left) and Jonathan Beedle (right)
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Two Singers Raised Locally To Share Stage With Philly POPS

AJ Swearingen, the Paul Simon of the duo and Jonathan Beedle, or Art Garfunkel sing the classics of Simon and Garfunkel. They met more than two decades ago and Jonathan says they’ve been singing together ever since.

02/08/2014

(Jeannie Sabaroff is a team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Area Travel Agents Busily Booking Warm-Weather Getaways For The Winter-Weary

If you have your passport ready, you can be on your way within hours, says Jeannie Sabaroff, team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.

02/07/2014

Justin Daniels the founder and CEO of Clarity Way

Helping Your Loved One Who Has A Substance Abuse Problem During The Valentine Season

February is considered the month of love, because of Valentine’s day, but it can be difficult when your significant other has a substance abuse problem.

02/03/2014

Dr. Daniel Shain
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Local Professor Studies Ice Worms In Effort To Make More Organ Transplants Possible

Dr. Daniel Shain, a biology professor at Rutgers-Camden, is doing research he hopes will lead to allowing human cells and human donor organs, which are transported on ice, to survive.

02/02/2014

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Area Hospitals Scrambling For Saline Solution Amid Rising Shortage

Millions of bags of intravenous saline are used by health care facilities every week. An increase in flu cases is a contributing factor.

01/28/2014

Karin Richards, acting Chair of Kinesiology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Doctor Shares Advice For Knowing When You’re Too Sick To Exercise

It’s cold and flu season, and you made a new year’s resolution to exercise. Should you stay home, or hit the gym?

01/27/2014

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FDA Planning To Make Several Changes To Food Labels

Reading food labels could soon be a lot easier.

01/26/2014

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Home Finance Expert: Become Vigilant About Your Credit

If you weren’t victimized in the Target breach, that doesn’t mean you can rest easy. The FBI says the number of incidents will continue to rise.

01/24/2014

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Google’s Next Amazing Thing: Glucose Testing Via Your Contact Lenses

Google, the tech company best known for its Internet search engine, is now working on a special contact lens for diabetics.

01/17/2014

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IRS Won’t Begin Processing Tax Returns Until January 31st

Want to file your federal tax return right away so you can get a quick turnaround on that refund check? Sorry, the IRS says.

01/17/2014

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CPA Says There Are Some New Tax Rules To Consider This Year

You will have had to pay out a lot more on medical issues if you want to start deducting them from your federal taxes.

01/15/2014

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New Year’s Resolutions Can Be Emotional Or Physical

It may seem pointless to make resolutions when sick, but you can take steps to bring more joy and peace to your life says Dr. Lynn Bornfriend, a psychiatrist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia.

01/12/2014

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