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Neil Rickett goes door-to-door to promote health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Advocates Go Door-To-Door For Affordable Care Act

The next open enrollment period in the Affordable Care Act is not until November, but campaigning is already underway.

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Some Customers Cash In On Health Care Reform

If you have an individual health plan with Aetna, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. The company will be mailing rebate checks to customers in Pennsylvania. It’s part of the Affordable Care Act.

07/27/2014

Mayor Michael Nutter and U.S. EPA Regional Water Director Jon Capacasa christen the new Water Department parking lot to show how water seeps right through it. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

New Paving Project Will Help Philadelphia Manage Stormwater

Water Commissioner Howard Neukrug couldn’t wait to show off the permeability of the fancy materials used in the parking lot at the Southwest water treatment plant.

07/22/2014

Benefits counselor Emily Mitchell (Credit: Pat Loeb)

One-Stop Shopping For Benefits For Low-Income Philadelphians

“BenePhilly” centers are a major piece of Philadelphia’s anti-poverty effort.

07/13/2014

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Golden Goddess Diana Glows Again As She Makes Her Return To Philadelphia Museum Of Art

KYW’s Pat Loeb reports the statue has been re-gilded to a glowing gold.

07/10/2014

(Judge Marjorie Rendell, at the National Constitution Center, during a break in a schoolteachers' forum on the First Amendment.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Area Schoolteachers Get Tips From Federal Judge on How To Teach First Amendment

“The issues today, of cyberbullying and hate speech and harassment, they present real challenges,” said Judge Marjorie Rendell, who knows about challenging First Amendment issues.

07/10/2014

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Report: Philadelphia’s Rate Of Homeownership Has Dropped By 7 Percent

KYW’s Pat Loeb reports that’s not necessarily bad news.

07/09/2014

"Just Plane Fun" AtPhiladelphia International Airport (Photo Credit: Pat Loeb)

It’s “Just Plane Fun” At The Philadelphia International Airport

The program includes beauty makeovers, costume photo booths, magicians, a scavenger hunt and if you’d rather just read, a virtual library.

07/07/2014

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King Of Prussia Company Develops Product To Combat Sitting Epidemic

The average American adult sits eight hours a day, a statistic related to a host of health problems, including early death. Now, a King of Prussia company has developed the sitNcycle to combat the problem.

07/06/2014

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4 Children Dead, Homes Destroyed In Southwest Philadelphia Fire

Commissioner Derrick Sawyer says fire fighters were called to the 6500 block of Gesner Street at 2:45 a.m. Saturday and found the blaze had already spread.

07/05/2014

(A newly installed overhead fan circulates air in Patco's 15th Street station.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Patco Hopes To Win Fans By Installing Fans

The Delaware River Port Authority knows its recent capital projects have customers steaming, so it thought a small fix in the underground Philadelphia stations might cool them off.

07/04/2014

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DRPA Sets Up Short-Term Deal With Donor’s Public Relations Firm

David La Torre, a donor to Pennsylvania lieutenant governor Jim Cawley (who is also DRPA chair), says he’s ready for this new challenge.

07/03/2014

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After Yearlong Delay, Septa Begins Road-Testing Its New Buses

Septa officials say drivers are taking the new bus for test runs, to make sure all the bugs are worked out. Earlier glitches included the wrong seats and mismatched paint.

07/03/2014

(Ellie Donahue, a passenger aboard the United Airlines flight, tries out an exercise bike on display at PHL while waiting for her trip to resume.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Vermont-Bound Flight Diverted To Philly After Cabin Loses Pressure

It was a scary ride for passengers on a United Express flight headed from Washington, D.C. to Burlington, Vermont, on Wednesday morning.

07/02/2014

(Philadelphia civil rights luminaries meet with Mayor Nutter in front of a new exhibit at Philadelphia International Airport.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

New Airport Exhibit Honors Philadelphia Civil Rights Leaders Past and Present

Philadelphia marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by unveiling a new exhibit today at Philadelphia International Airport.

07/02/2014

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