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3 On Your Side: Charge Your Smartphone, Without The Cord?

Between smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearable tech and more, we love our gadgets on the go but when it comes time to recharge, most of us are still tethered to a power supply. But as 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds in the near future you may be able to power up without the cord.

10/30/2014

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Civic Groups Ramping Up Get-Out-The-Vote Efforts as Pa. Elections Near

There are about one million registered voters in Philadelphia, and about 2.6 million in the five-county area that includes the Pennsylvania suburbs.

10/30/2014

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PECO Crews Scrambling To Restore All Power Before Next Storm Arrives

PECO is hoping to have all power restored by the end of Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, a little under 2,000 remained without power.

02/11/2014

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Power Restored At Villanova University

Villanova says classes will resume on Monday, Feb. 10.

02/06/2014

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Shelters Open Following Winter Storm

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands who lost power during Wednesday’s storm, the following shelters are now open and will remain open 24×7.

02/06/2014

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Hundreds Turn Out For First Major Gubernatorial Candidate’s Forum In Philadelphia

Five democratic candidates for governor spoke to nearly a thousand people Saturday night at Temple University.

11/24/2013

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Soul Look To Turn Off Power In Pittsburgh

The Philadelphia Soul will look to make it four wins in five games on Saturday night as they travel out to Pittsburgh to battle the Power.

06/14/2013

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NFL Says It Had Backup Power Plan

The NFL says it had a backup power plan for the Super Bowl, but did not need it.

02/04/2013

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Power Problems Persist In Hunterdon County Days After Sandy

Downed trees still litter homes and properties in Whitehouse Station, located in Readington Township, Hunterdon County.

11/08/2012

Stigall Show Log 10.31.12

Chris assesses the damage and response to Hurricane Sandy. He discusses the crossover of the political response to the hurricane into presidential campaign and the status of Pennsylvania as a fading blue state. He also talks to Politico’s Kevin Cirlli and Maureen Ferguson from the Catholic Association.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/31/2012

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3 On Your Side: PECO Raises Rates

The generation and transmission portion of your monthly electric bill, will go up on average $13 to $15 a month. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan reminds us, there is no time like the present to shop around for a better rate.

10/01/2012

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PECO’s Electrical Network Holding Up During Heatwaves

The string of heat waves to hit the region this summer are pushing up demand for power. But, so far, they haven’t put a strain on the electrical network.

07/19/2012

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Some South Jersey Residents Homeless Following Weekend Storm

Throughout Cumberland and Atlantic counties, the damage is severe. Thousands are still without power and some are now homeless.

07/04/2012

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Have A Generator For Power? Be Neighborly And Share

There may be no more irritating sound in the world than the rumbling of a neighbor’s generator when your power is out. But it is possible to make it more tolerable with a little generator etiquette.

07/01/2012

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Power Restored To Hundreds Of Tacony Residents

At least 700 residents in Philadelphia’s Tacony neighborhood were without power Saturday night, according to a spokesperson at PECO.

03/10/2012

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