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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.

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500 More Camden Schoolkids Get Free Book-Shopping Sprees

The book giveaway is the brainchild of 14-year-old Alexa Grabelle of Voorhees, NJ, who for four years has collected more than 50,000 donated books and given them away to needy children.


Dr. Jack Kelly, emergency room physician at Albert Einstein Medical Center. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Doctor Warns Papal Visit In September May Be Grueling For Visitors With Medical Concerns

City officials are warning people they’ll have to walk long distances and stand outside in the elements for hours.


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Overuse Injuries Take Heavy Toll On Young Athletes

Playing the same sport all year, puts a lot of stress on growing bodies according to Dr. Shannon Safier, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.


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Insurance Expert Suggests Getting Annual Review Of Life Insurance Policy

If you’ve had your life insurance policy for awhile, you need to give it the once over.


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A New Procedure May Help You Say Goodbye To Reading Glasses

The FDA has approved the KAMRA inlay procedure to treat presbyopia. Dr. Mark Blecher, a surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital, says a tiny black plastic disc with a pinpoint hole is placed in a pocket in the cornea in only one eye and the brain helps do the work.


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Local Hospital To Receive Support In Its Effort To Make Facility More Baby-Friendly

A local hospital is getting assistance in its effort to spread the word on the benefits of breastfeeding.


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Summer Storms Can Be Cool To Watch, But Experts Warn They Can Also Be Dangerous  

There are more than 25 million strikes a year according to Rachel Bryson, spokeswoman for the American Trauma Society’s Pennsylvania division.


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Mandatory Registration Opens For Drivers Bringing Vehicles To Pope Francis’ Visit

If your church is planning a trip to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit this fall, you’ll need register if you want a parking place.


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Most Women Routinely Visit A Doctor For Annual Checkups, But What About Men?

Men over 50 should see a physician to get recommended screenings, according to Dr. Bernard King.


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Cost Of Some Generic Medications Goes Way Up

Generic prescription medication used to save shoppers money over named brands, but now that’s not always the case.


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Painting Underway On New Mural To Celebrate Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia

Students from Saint Malachy and Saint Veronica Schools traded pencils for paint brushes to color 20 panels measuring five feet by five feet.


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Local Cancer Center Using Humor Therapy As Part Of Treatment

Doctors are using humor as medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia.


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Philly Company Marketing Card Game To Help People Tackle Sensitive End Of Life Issues

Talking about end of life issues is never easy. Now, there’s a game to open the discussion.


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Restoration Project Underway At Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts

Ice storms a year-and-a-half ago damaged the roof at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Now, the 139-year-old building is getting a facelift.


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Drought Watch Underway in Delaware Valley

Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.