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Social Media Today: YouTube Changes, Whisper Suit, Rejection Tweets

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/21/2014

(In Philadelphia City Council chambers, councilwoman Maria Quiñones Sanchez, at lectern, discussed Philadelphia's policy of cooperting with ICE.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Hearing Sought Before Nutter Modifies ICE Cooperation Agreement

Now, when Philadelphia police stop an undocumented immigrant for even a minor offense, officers will enter the person’s information into a database shared with federal immigration authorities.

02/20/2014

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Social Media Today: Gender Changes, Fan-In-Chief, #OpenInPHL

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/14/2014

(Gov. Corbett, in red sweater, holds a briefing at the Peco operations center in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.   Photo by Brad Segall)

Gov. Corbett Says Federal Government, Outside Utilities Helping Ice Storm Recovery

Corbett toured a section Blue Bell, Pa. where Peco crews were working to fix downed power lines, and he urged those without electricity to be patient.

02/06/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to supporters, local politicans and steelworkers at the USX Irvin Works January 29, 2014 in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.  Repeating some of the same policy proposals from his State of the Union speech the night before, Obama is beginning a two-day, four-state tour to promote a raise in the minimum wage, immigration reform and other other policy ideas. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

President Obama Launches New “myRA” Retirement Savings Plan

President Obama’s new myRA pilot program aims to get more people to save at an earlier stage in life. Financial advisor Joel Naroff says it’s a good starting point.

01/29/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014 at the US Capitol in Washington.  AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Economist Peter Morici Speaks On Pres. Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Morici, a Professor of International Business at the University of Maryland, said he expects the President will be able to pass a raise in the minimum wage because “there is a lot of sentiment in the country that $7.25 an hour is too low.”

01/29/2014

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Dick Morris First To Speak With Congressman Jim Gerlach About New Piece Of Legislature

Those tuned into Wednesday afternoon’s Dick Morris Program with Gary R’nel heard Dick’s frustration with Congress’ inability to curb President Obama from using Executive Orders.

01/23/2014

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Chris Stigall Analyzes President Obama’s Stance On Data Collection

Chris Stigall analyzed the political ramifications of President Obama’s reforms to data collection by the National Security Agency with political consultants Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

01/20/2014

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President Obama Committed To Helping Low-Income Students Get Into College

President Barack Obama spent Thursday meeting with university presidents around the country, asking for an expansion in access to higher education.

01/16/2014

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Immigration Advocates Hold UN-Thanksgiving Dinner To Protest Deportation

Dozens of immigration advocates braved the cold and rain Tuesday to hold an UN-Thanksgiving Day dinner to demand that President Obama immediately stop deportations of undocumented immigrants.

11/27/2013

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Poll: President Obama’s Approval Rating Hits All-time Low

President Obama might have more in common with former President George W. Bush than he’d like to admit.

11/12/2013

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Dom Giordano Speaks With Dick Cheney About His New Book And The President’s Handling Of The Military

WPHT’s Dom Giordano spoke with Dick Cheney about his latest book and President Obama on Tuesday.

10/29/2013

FILE: Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan. (Booker photo by Ramin Talaie/ Getty Images)

Obama, Palin Endorse Candidates In NJ Special Election

Just ahead of the special Election Day in New Jersey, political celebrities are going public in support of their favored candidates.

10/14/2013

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Pa. Man Charged In Threat To Obama Had Guns, Ammo

Court records show that a northeastern Pennsylvania man charged with threatening to kill President Barack Obama had a loaded AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 11,000 rounds of ammunition, a long-range scope and training manuals on long-range shooting.

09/14/2013

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New Poll Shows Americans Disapprove Of Job Congress Is Doing

A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.

09/08/2013

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