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First Minister Carwyen Jones stopped by Philadelphia Thursday. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

First Minister Of Wales Drops By Philadelphia To Talk Business

First Minister Carwyen Jones sat down with members of the British American Business Council to talk about the prospects.

02/26/2015

Ten science and technology students were given the opportunity to ask astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti one question each as the ISS passed directly overhead at 1:18 p.m. Thursday. (credit: Paul Kurtz/KYW)

Bucks County High School Students Speak With Astronaut Aboard The International Space Station

The classroom came to life at Council Rock High School South Thursday as students placed a call to the International Space Station.

02/19/2015

(The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

U.S. Coast Guard Dispatches Ice-Breakers To Keep Ice-Clogged Delaware River Navigable

The ice is 6-8 inches thick along some parts of the Delaware, and that has prompted the US Coast Guard to take action.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(Hotel Monaco, formerly the Lafayette Building, at 5th and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo by CBS3)

Philadelphia Hotel Industry Elated With Papal and Democratic Convention Windfalls

“This is great news for us. We are on a roll,” says Ed Grose, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(A pedestrian walks down Marshall Street in Boston, Mass. on February 10th, when the city was hit with its third major snowstorm in three weeks, closing schools and suspending train service.  Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Getty Images)

PennDOT, NJ DOT Pitching In To Help Boston Area Dig Out From Mammoth Snowfalls

Penndot is dispatching trucks, plows, and crews from across the state. New Jersey DOT is sending ten dumptrucks equipped with plows and salt spreaders, six front-end loaders, ten “bobcats,” and 36 workers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Race Against Clock For Broad Street Run Lottery Registration

Time is running out to register for the Broad Street Run lottery.

02/12/2015

(This sign, at the corner of 20th and Winter Streets, would be replaced with a digital version under the Franklin Institute's plan.  File photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Franklin Institute Defends Its Plan For Electronic Signage on Logan Circle

“It’s only six by ten,” the museum’s attorney says. “It’s an accessory sign — it’s not outdoor advertising.” Opponents say it could engender more digital signs along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(File photo by Michael Regan/ Getty Images)

Delaware Valley Plumbers Say Frigid Weather Means Lots of Frozen Pipes in Homes

Cherry Hill-based plumbing specialist Tom Hutchinson says that with recent temperatures getting down to about 11 degrees, pipes in many homes have already frozen. The trouble, he says, will come as those pipes thaw.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(Dr. Sloane Guy demonstrates robotic surgery techniques at Temple Hospital to visiting students from Germantown Academy.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Students Get Hands-On Introduction to Robotic Surgery Methods

Under the guidance of doctors and staff, fifth- and sixth-graders from Germantown Academy were taught the basics of robotic surgery at Temple Hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

(Graphic provided by Sly Fox Brewing Co.)

Local Brewery Debuts New Beer Honoring Schuylkill River, Local Recreation, and Earth Day

It’s called Schuylkill River Trail Ale, and Sly Fox plans to roll it out as part of a big Earth Day splash in April.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

Mayor Nutter in an Aston Martin DB8 convertible at a 2015 Philadelphia Auto Show preview. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Mayor Nutter Joins Organizers As Philadelphia Auto Show Drives Into Town

One of Philadelphia’s longest running events returns this weekend, and Mayor Nutter joined organizers for a preview.

01/29/2015

(Waterfront Square, on Delaware Avenue near the foot of Poplar Street, in Fishtown.  Photo by KYW's John McDevitt)

Police Investigate Series Of Burglaries At Waterfront Square

Police believe two people on the inside are responsible for four burglaries dating back to August. The most recent happened just before Christmas.

01/17/2015

(Waterfront Square, on Delaware Avenue near the foot of Poplar Street, in Fishtown.  Photo by KYW's John McDevitt)

Delaware Riverfront Apartment Complex, in Fishtown, Is Scene of Rash of Recent Thefts

A source close to the investigation says apartments in Waterfront Square, just south of the Sugarhouse casino, have been hit at least four times by burglars since August.

01/16/2015

Dan Webb walks with the help of a revolutionary bionic device from REWALK Robotics. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Robotic Device Gives Hope To Those With Spinal Cord Injuries

The latest robotic technology is helping spinal cord injury victims get back on their feet.

01/09/2015

Don Franks, president of JL Freed Honda in Montgomeryville. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Plummeting Gas Prices Contribute To Surge In SUV, Truck Sales

Buying habits of motorists are changing in part because of falling gasoline prices.

01/08/2015

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