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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 or Twitter @MicDougherty

People listen as Pope Francis speaks during an open-air mass at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Parkway Crowds Increase Greatly For Pope’s Mass

The crowds at the Francis Festival Grounds ahead of Sunday mass were much larger than the Saturday crowds.


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Select SEPTA Stops Close On Eve Of Philly Papal Visit

First of all, SEPTA is running on a Saturday schedule, with some enhancements to the Cynwyd Line and the Wilmington-Newark line.


Sarah Wieduwilt 
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Dozens Attend Papal Watch Party At St. Joe’s Student Center

Pope Francis’ remarks to Congress were broadcast on a big screen at the perch, with everyone inside listening closely.


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Many Jews Will Mark Yom Kippur By Fasting And Reflecting On Past Year

Today is Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Hebrew calendar.


File photo. Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square.  (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

AAA Mid-Atlantic Warns Drivers To Be Prepared For Papal Visit

AAA Mid-Atlantic is advising drivers who plan to venture out into the papal pandemonium to have a plan.


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Wawa Celebrates Opening Of New Center City Store

A new Wawa opens in Center City Friday morning, with never seen before features.


PATCO Train. (File photo by Mike DeNardo/KYW)

PATCO GM: Wifi Will Be Available To Riders In October

PATCO riders will soon be able to check their email and send tweets from trains and stations via free WiFi.


Leno Rose-Avila at podium. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Anti-Death Penalty Activists Want Pope Francis To Speak Out Against Capital Punishment

The US is one of the world’s leaders in executions, ranking behind China, Iran and Iraq.


The Bowes family (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Wounded Police Officer And Family Selected To Greet Pope Francis In Philadelphia

Members of the Bowes family were shocked to hear the announcement following the 10:30 a.m. mass Sunday at St. Christopher’s Parish in Somerton.


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Camden County Officials Marking 9-11 Attacks With Solemn Ceremony

Officials in Pennsauken are honoring those slain in the 9-11 attacks by placing 2,997 flags at the township’s memorial site.


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Police Arrest Man For Stealing UPS Packages

A UPS driver called police last week when he felt he was being followed by an SUV.


Senior VP of marketing David Makuen stands in front of a section dedicated to the retailer's Philadelphia roots. (Credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

New Five Below Flagship Store Opens In Center City

“We wanted to go big,” says VP of marketing David Makuen.


Cosmetology student Cate gives Zach, 8, a buzzcut in the battleship barbershop. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Free Hair Cuts In The Barbershop On The Battleship New Jersey

Under the supervision of instructor Susan Johnson, students were giving complimentary haircuts and massages to anyone who drops in.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 2:  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech on the nuclear agreement with Iran at the National Constitution Center on September 2, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced her support for the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the 34th Democratic senator to back the president and garnering enough votes for the deal to survive in congress.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

John Kerry Calls Iran Deal Best Way To Keep Iran From Developing A Nuclear Weapon

Secretary of State John Kerry was in Philadelphia Wednesday to talk about the Iran Nuclear Deal.


Sara James and other students from School of Rock Cherry Hill show off their skills on the Battleship New Jersey. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Rock Out Aboard Battleship New Jersey

More than 200 School of Rock students are showing their stuff on stage this weekend.




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