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New Ford System Reads Road Signs, Helping Driver Avoid Speed Traps

A new car offers relief from speeding tickets by paying attention to speed limit signs when the driver might not be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Millions in Philadelphia Dog License Fees Going Uncollected, City Controller Says

If you own a dog in Philadelphia, it is required that you pay $16 a year for a license. But not everyone is complying.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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KYW Flashback: New Jersey Police Shootings Trigger Long Standing Debate

Two police officers lay dead outside and a third would die of his wounds, fired from an assault rifle. The tragedy raised issues that are still being debated today.

03/26/2015

(HARD AT WORK.     Jay Lloyd, scouting for bargains at a beach bar in the British Virgin Islands.  Photo by Richard Maloney)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Springtime Bargain Shopping

(Jay Lloyd is hard at work here, scouting for bargains in Cuban cigars and rum from the British Virgin Islands.)

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Is There A Doctor On The Web? Internet Oversight Group Deciding On Future Of .Doctor Domain

Earning a medical degree is one way to be a doctor, but online it’s the only way — that is if an Internet regulator gets its way.

03/26/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

F&M Poll Shows Support For Wolf’s Tax Proposals

A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows support for Governor Wolf’s proposal to restructure the state’s taxes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

("Home" stars characters voiced by Jim Parsons, Rihanna, and others.)

Movie Review: ‘Home’

(2½ stars out of 4)Director Tim Johnson aims this one primarily at young children, keeping the peril from being intense, and including plenty of gentle humor, genial slapstick, and heartfelt emotion.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Allen Cheng, owner of Nine Ting.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Nine Ting, Joe’s, and an Eagles Food Event

This week on “What’s Cooking,” Hadas Kuznits reports on a new Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown, a new cheesesteak shop in Fishtown, and a food truck festival coming to Lincoln Financial Field.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Hundreds Of Local Kids Gear Up For Challenging Science Fair

The 67th annual Delaware Valley Science Fairs takes place next week at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart co-star in "Get Hard.")

Movie Review: ‘Get Hard’

“Get Hard” tries so hard to push the political-incorrectness envelope that it becomes more offensive than funny far too often.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduces a new messenger platform at the F8 summit in San Francisco, California, on March 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON        (Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Announces Major Changes To Messenger App

The social networking giant has announced Messenger is becoming a massive communications hub where users will be able to do much more than chat with others.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper co-star in "Serena.")

Movie Review: ‘Serena’

(2 stars out of 4)We remain very much aware that there’s a puppet master putting these characters through their sometimes arbitrary paces.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Pro-Gun Group Taking Lower Merion Township To Court

Lower Merion Township officials are embroiled in a legal battle with a pro-gun rights group.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

PPA Green Lights Taxi Driver Co-op

A Philadelphia taxi co-op has taken a major step forward in the six-year battle to become the first recognized and approved by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

03/26/2015

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Days Off Being Scheduled At Area Schools For September Papal Visit

Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia is expected to draw millions of people to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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