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Dozens Attend Rally In West Philadelphia To Raise The Minimum Wage

Friday was May Day, International Workers Day. Fast food workers and a state senator marked the occasion in West Philadelphia, with a rally and march for a $15 minimum wage.

05/02/2015

(An oversized puppet portraying a corporate fat-cat stood over the rally at 40th and Walnut Streets.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Another Rally For Higher Minimum Wage Legislation Held in West Philadelphia

Dozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald’s restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(CCP president Donald Generals, at lectern, makes remarks during his inauguration at Congregation Rodeph Shalom.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Community College of Phila. President Inaugurated After 10 Months On The Job

Donald (“Guy”) Generals has been an advocate for community college education for two decades. Now, he is hoping to push forward even more here.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

A recent survey found the use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students tripled between 2013-and 2014.

04/25/2015

(Student members of the Latin Flavor Club at Delaware Valley Community College and some faculty members of LION -- the Latino Initiatives and Outreach Network -- pose for a photo in advance of the conference.  Photo provided)

Delaware County Community College Puts Focus on Hispanic Students’ College Achievement

The conference seeks to empower Latino students through institutional support and alternative ideas for bankrolling a college education.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Caregiver Charged With Neglecting Autistic Woman Found Dead Last Year in SW Philadelphia

Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Some Well Known Philadelphians Enlisted To Promote Vegetarianism

Among those who are joining the cause, at least temporarily, is Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

EBE Entertainment Studio (Credit: Kim Glovas)

Storied Philadelphia Studio Recreates Itself After Another Major One Closes

EBE Entertainment sits on Delaware Avenue across from Sugarhouse Casino.

04/18/2015

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Delco Pair Charged in Fatal Abuse of Woman’s Toddler Son

Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Says Legal Quirk Locks Amtrak Police Out of US Emergency Radio Frequencies

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla.  File photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Councilman Wants Philadelphia to Capitalize on Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Controversy

First District city councilman Mark Squilla penned the open letter to all residents in states that recently passed so-called “religious freedom” laws, which critics say may invite discrimination based on sexual orientation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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Villanova Hosting Conference On Children Heading To U.S. Alone To Escape Violence

The conference is titled “The Path of the Unaccompanied Minor” and looks at the legal and social responses to this dilemma.

04/09/2015

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2 Local Men Accused Of Defrauding Food Stamp Program

Two Philadelphia have been indicted for defrauding the national food stamp program of more than $1 million.

04/04/2015

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Phila. Fire Department Warns of Data Breach Affecting EMS Transport Patients

The fire department says a rogue employee sold patient information to a theft ring in 2012, but the theft did not come to light until February of this year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

Nicolas Rivera in gray hoodie with yellow collar. Tony Nguyen at the yellow doorway, left end of row.
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Camden, NJ Seeking Teens And Adults To Help Run Its Summer Recreational Programs

Camden Mayor Dana Redd is actively seeking teenagers and adults to fill positions in food service, and as site aides, supervisors and life guards.

03/28/2015

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