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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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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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Area Hospital Offers Alternative To Blood Thinners For Heart Patients

Patients with Atrial Fibrillation now have an alternative to blood thinners to protect them from the risk of stroke.


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Fundraiser Planned To Help Encourage Students With An Interest In Music

A fundraiser this month in West Philadelphia is designed to help students foster a love in music.


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PECO: Call For Help If Working Power Lines On Property

If you’re planning any projects around the electric wires on your property, it’s best to call the power company first.


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Children’s Doctor Weighs In On FDA Approval Of Oxycontin For Kids

Dr. Catherine Soprano, a pediatrician at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, says at times there is need for such a medication if the child has significant pain from illness, surgery or trauma.


Pope-related items at St. Jude Religious Store. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Sale Of Items That Could Receive Papal Blessing On Rise

As the Papal visit gets ever closer, more and more people are heading to local stores and gift shops for Pope-related items.


Sharon Congleton, Health Promotion Nurse Consultant with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Volunteers Needed For Seniors Battling Chronic Conditions

Nearly 90-percent of Philadelphian’s 60 and older have at least one chronic condition according to national statistics.


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Still Time For Needy Phila. Seniors To Get Free Produce Coupons

Low-income senior citizens in Philadelphia still have time to get coupons for free fruits and vegetables.


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Local Expert Agrees With White House Plan To Battle Heroin Addiction

She says she agrees with policies shifting away from punishment.


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at 34th and Spruce Streets, in West Philadelphia.  (credit: Pat Loeb)

Bucks County Medical Center, CHOP Team Up To Help Patients 24/7

St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne has partnered with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to provide around the clock coverage.




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