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Mike Dougherty

Mike DoughertyMike is a general assignment reporter and editor for KYW Newsradio 1060.

His career at 1060 began as a desk assistant in January ’07. A short nine months later, he was promoted to AM Drive writer while still studying broadcast journalism at Temple University.

He currently resides in South Jersey.

Mike is always looking for a good story idea. If you have one, please send it to dougherty@kyw.com or Twitter @MicDougherty

(David Guez and his wife, Gabby McBride, provide mutual support as they prepare to find out where each would spend the next several years of their medical training.  They both got Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Area Medical Students, On Pins and Needles, Get Their Residency ‘Matches,’

At Temple University, David and Gabby McBride were hoping they would get to spend the next several years in the same city as they continued their medical training.

03/21/2014

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Thousands Pack Parkway For Philly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It was a great day for the Irish…and the “would-be” Irish on Sunday as thousands packed the Ben Franklin Parkway for Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/16/2014

Ted Sulzner and his son Daniel compete in the Pine Wood Derby race at the Voorhees Town Center. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Cub Scouts Compete To See Who Has Fastest Pine Wood Race Car

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Camden County, New Jersey visited the Voorhees Town Center Sunday for a regional Pine Wood Derby race.

03/09/2014

The American Red Cross chapter of Southeastern Pennsylvania held its' 14th annual Red Ball Saturday night. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Red Cross Hosts 14th Annual ‘Red Ball’ In Philadelphia

The American Red Cross chapter of Southeastern Pennsylvania held its’ 14th annual Red Ball Saturday night, the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year.

03/08/2014

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Flower Show Provides Taste Of Spring

For many people at the Flower Show, this is the winter that can’t go away soon enough.

03/02/2014

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U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Ship At Penn’s Landing

A sea of people filed into the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Saturday to observe the commissioning of the USS Somerset, a Navy ship named in honor of passengers of Flight 93 who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks.

03/01/2014

(Upon graduation, students in Drexel's Certified Medical Assistant program will help fill an employment gap at the university's medical school.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Drexel U. Professional Skills Initiative Gets $50,000 Boost From Citizens Bank

According to officials, the money will go to help the University City District find students from West Philadelphia to participate in a certificate program to become a physician’s assistant.

02/28/2014

Carolyn Zinni, owner of Zinni's of Philadelphia in Springfield, Delaware County (far left), gives away a prom dress to one of 25 lucky girls. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Prom Dress Giveaway Puts Smiles On Faces Of Some Lucky Girls In Delaware County

Dresses were on the house Sunday for the first 25 girls who walked into Zinni’s of Philadelphia on Baltimore Pike in Springfield.

02/23/2014

8th annual "Make a Blanket" day at the Kennedy center in Voorhees, New Jersey. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Volunteers Spend Day Sewing, Knitting Blankets For Good Cause

Dozens of volunteers turned out for “make a blanket” day at the Kennedy Center in Voorhees Saturday morning.

02/22/2014

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In South Philly, Hundreds Watch as US Falls in Olympic Hockey Semifinal

A large crowd filed into Xfinity Live to watch the USA-Canada hockey game, despite the fact that it was a 12 noon start time.

02/21/2014

Amber Long

Police Still Seeking Help In Case Of Woman Shot Dead In Northern Liberties

An increased reward was set to expire at midnight Sunday for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 26-year-old Amber Long.

02/16/2014

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Snowy Rooftops Becoming Big Problem For Some Homeowners

With temperatures rarely moving above freezing, all the snow we’ve had is starting to pile up in many places, including the roof of your house. It’s a problem that can cause serious damage.

02/16/2014

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Crowds Gather In Manayunk For Winter Pop Up Art Mart

Handmade jewelry, original paintings, even socks made from alpaca fur can be found at the Philly Mart on Main Street.

02/08/2014

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Power Goes Out At One Of Center City’s Largest Homeless Shelters

The power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.

02/08/2014

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Super Bowl Sunday About Pigskin AND Pigging Out

While pizza and sandwiches are crowd favorites, chicken wings will definitely be downed by the dozen at parties all over the country.

02/02/2014

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