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Molly Daly

Molly DalyMolly attended Hallahan High School, LaSalle College, and Temple University, but left in her senior year.

A woman of exceptional vocal talents, Daly has worked delivering singing telegrams and performing in a rock band. She once worked as a backup singer for rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry.

A lover of many kinds of music, she has also co-produced a video documentary on Sunset Park, a country music mecca in Southern Chester County. She interviewed bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, plus Kitty Wells and Johnny Wright, Marty Stuart, Riders in the Sky and others.

She first came to KYW to do “voiceover” announcements for the station, then moved into her anchor role two years later.

Television viewers have seen Daly on KYW-3′s “Ask the Experts” segments and on television commercials. She has also worked on the Philadelphia-based CBS Television series, “Hack,” and way back in 1981 she was an extra in the John Travolta movie “Blow Out.”

Daly is proud of her connection to one of Philadelphia’s most notable families: her mother and actress Grace Kelly (later the Princess of Monaco) were first cousins. Her paternal grandfather, T.A. Daly, was a columnist and poet whose “Rhymes and Ripples” column was a popular feature in the Evening Bulletin.

Molly is an avid birder, amateur naturalist, and fan of British folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention, singer/songwriter/guitar god Richard Thompson, and English pop band XTC. A cat-lover,she also supports spay-neuter programs and the adoption of shelter animals.

Molly Daly has been a news anchor for KYW Newsradio since April, 1999. She honed her highly energetic style during a tenure of more than 7½ years at the television shopping channel “QVC.”

Connect with Molly Daly on Twitter: @ThisMollyDaly

Philadelphia Skyline. (credit: Justin Drabick)

New Survey Takes A Look At What Makes Local College Students Stick Around After Graduation

Campus Philly president Deborah Diamond says a lot of elements figure in to that decision — with job prospects, restaurants and nightlife, and public transportation the top three. But another factor really jumps out.

12/15/2014

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Donations Pour In For Victims Of Deadly Delaware County House Fire

Neighbors have stepped up to replace the clothes, shoes and toys lost in a fire that claimed the life of a woman and injured her grandchildren and her son-in-law in Lower Chichester, Delaware County.

12/14/2014

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Non-Profit Phila. Dance Organization Loses Major Source Of Funding, Will Go Dark At End Of Year

In a statement, the William Penn Foundation said with more than 600 cultural institutions across the region, it’s sometimes faced with difficult decisions about where to invest its finite resources.

12/09/2014

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Philly, Camden County’s Top Cops Explore Ways To Rebuild Trust Within Minority Communities

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson appeared on separate political chat shows Sunday to discuss ways to rebuild trust in law enforcement in minority communities.

12/07/2014

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Motorists Can Be Thankful For Lower Gas Prices This Holiday Season

Here’s something else to be thankful for: OPEC’s decision on Thursday to keep production levels where they are now, at 30 million barrels a day.

11/27/2014

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What To Do When Bad Weather Meets The Heaviest Travel Day Of The Year

Triple A Mid-Atlantic’s Jim Lardear says if you can get the driving done before the weather turns, do so, but if you absolutely have to travel Wednesday, take your time.

11/25/2014

High wind gusts knock down construction fencing in Old City. (credit: Jim Donovan)

Heavy Winds Cause Power Outages, Airport Delays

Thousands of customers in the Philadelphia region are without power today as a result of the heavy winds. Travelers are also experiencing flight delays.

11/02/2014

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Philadelphia Supergroup ‘In The Pocket’ Sets Up For Saturday Night Concert At Ardmore Music Hall

Hooters drummer and In the Pocket founder David Uosikkinen concedes “Fall in Philadelphia” doesn’t paint a rosy picture of the City of Brotherly Love, but says that’s part of its charm.

10/21/2014

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1 Alleged Robber Nabbed, Another Sought, After Cop Car Rammed

Police say it happened at about 12:15pm in the Olney section of the city as two men tried to escape a gas station holdup.

10/20/2014

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Expert: Local Ebola Panic Completely Unwarranted

One noted expert spoke with KYW Newsradio about how real the Ebola threat might be here.

10/19/2014

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For Pets On Halloween, Sweets Are More Trick Than Treat

With Halloween right around the corner, animal experts say it takes planning to keep your pets out of scary situations.

10/14/2014

PETA's "I, Chicken" Berkeley event. (Credit: PETA)

PETA’s Virtual Reality Chicken Experience Comes To Philadelphia

The animal rights group is touring college campuses with a high-tech project aimed at letting people see the world from a poultry point of view.

10/09/2014

(The Potomac River overflows its banks at high tide on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, in Washington, DC.  Photo by Brenda Ekwurzel, provided)

Report: Climate Change Will Worsen Tidal Flooding All Along East Coast

A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists projects that in the next three decades years, Philadelphia could go from about 19 tidal flooding events per year to more than 200.

10/09/2014

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Allstate Agrees To Record-Setting Settlement In Insurance Bad-Faith Case

The multi-million dollar payout is the highest insurance bad-faith settlement in Pennsylvania history.

10/03/2014

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Two Men Hospitalized In West Philadelphia Shooting

It happened about 10:20 this morning in the 200 block of North Avondale Street, where, authorities say, two men were shot multiple times.

09/29/2014

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