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City Hall (credit: CBS3)

Several Issues On Minds Of Lawmakers As City Council Opens 2015 Calendar

The issues include sick leave and the mayor’s final budget, but it may be the coming May primary that dominates the next few months.

01/22/2015

Snow shovels. (File photo by KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

Local Doctor: Shoveling Snow In Cold Weather Could Be Bad For The Heart

Those out there shoveling snow this winter should do so with caution.

01/22/2015

A PGW payment office in center city Philadelphia.  (File photo by Andre Bennett)

State Pressures PGW To Speed Up Replacement Of Gas Mains

State officials are now taking a hard look at whether the city-owned utility should speed up the replacement of aging gas mains.

01/19/2015

Icy conditions caused nightmares for drivers in the Delaware Valley Sunday. (Credit: CBS3)

Road Crews Preparing For More Icy Conditions

PennDOT crews are bracing for more icy conditions on the roads though the overnight hours.

01/18/2015

(John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, photographed at the Waterfront Winterfest, on Penn's Landing.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Job Bank For Arts Professionals

“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/18/2015

A very diverse group gathered to honor Bernard Ray Saturday. (Credit: Dan Wing)

Family, Friends Honor Man Found Mysteriously Murdered In Hunting Park

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday evening for Bernard Ray, a 39-year old found shot to death in his car earlier this month.

01/17/2015

(credit: J. Wilds/Getty Images)

Eastern State Penitentiary Recognizes MLK Day With Reading Of King’s Famous Letter

Now through Monday, Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program called “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

01/17/2015

Supporters attend the celebration in West Kensington. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Supporters Of Woman Facing Deportation Celebrate A Win In West Kensington

A victory celebration was held Saturday at a West Kensington church where an undocumented immigrant called home for nearly 60 days.

01/17/2015

City Hall in Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Local Officials Anxiously Awaiting Word If DNC Is Coming To Philadelphia

A decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.

01/16/2015

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Fed Judge OK’s Building Protective Sand Dunes In Margate Town Officials Feel Aren’t Needed

The Army Corps of Engineers can proceed with awarding contracts for the construction of storm-protective sand dunes on the beach in Margate, despite the objections of residents and city officials who don’t want them.

01/16/2015

health care

Deadline For Getting Health Insurance Through Affordable Care Act Nearing

Today is the deadline for getting coverage that begins in February.

01/15/2015

(Photo illustration by Mike Dougherty)

Credit Card Companies Offering Free FICO Scores, But Does It Matter?

Some credit card companies are now giving consumers free FICO scores so they can track their credit. But is it worth it to switch cards to get such a perk?

01/15/2015

NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in a file photo.  (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Official Wants ‘Master Plan’ Ready For State’s Transportation Infrastructure

State Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to address needs a decade or two down the line.

01/15/2015

(File Photo Credit Lynne Adkins)

Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Teachers Voting On Whether To Form A Union

Staffers at the school will cast secret ballots to decide whether to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.

01/15/2015

A SEPTA official shows some of its new vehicles.  (Credit: Steve Tawa)

SEPTA Planning For Future Service Enhancements, Features

The transit agency is telling riders that it has plans to take them from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’ more efficiently – and in style.

01/15/2015

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