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(The mayoral candidates' forum was carried live from Central High School on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.  Image from PCNTV)

Central High Students’ Grilling of Philadelphia Mayoral Candiates Carried Live on Cable TV

The questions, from Central’s Class 274, covered a wide variety of issues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10 hours ago

(US Sen. Robert Menendez, on March 26, 2015.  File photo by Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Sources: Indictment of US Sen. Menendez (D-N.J.) is Imminent

New reports indicate that US senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) could be indicted on federal corruption charges as soon as this week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10 hours ago

(Imam Mikal Shabazz speaks at a Love Park rally.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Interfaith Rally Looks Beyond Anti-Islam Bus Ads That SEPTA Is Being Forced To Run

Scores of Christians, Jews, and Muslims today joined Philadelphia elected officials for a rally in Love Park designed to protest the incendiary bus ads, which link Adolf Hitler to Islam.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11 hours ago

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Pa. Supreme Court Affirms Leak Probe That Named Attorney General Kathleen Kane

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today issued a ruling in the case of attorney general Kathleen Kane, knocking away one of her attempts to have the case against her dropped.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11 hours ago

File photo: Hillary Clinton in Atlantic City, NJ.  (Credit: CBS3)

Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Support Softening In All-Important Swing States

Since 1960, no one has won the presidency without taking two of three swing states: Pennsylvania, Florida, and Ohio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–13 hours ago

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Authorities in Montco Checking Door-to-Door For Valid Dog Licenses

Dog wardens were fanning out across municipalities in Montgomery County this week, checking to make sure dog owners have obtained licenses for their pets.

KYW Newsradio 1060–13 hours ago

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NJ Official Says Getting Hurricane Sandy Relief From Feds Was ‘Cumbersome’ But Worth It

An audit by the federal government has shown that the State of New Jersey had to apply 15 times to extend a grant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–13 hours ago

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CDC: NJ Medicaid Reimbursement Rates Leaving New Patients Out In The Cold

Part of the problem, according to Claudine Leone, with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, is that New Jersey is simply not putting enough Medicaid money into primary care.

KYW Newsradio 1060–14 hours ago

(Philadelphia finance director Rob Dubow, deputy mayor Everett Gillison, and budget director Rebecca Rhynhart, at the opening session of City Council's budget hearings.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Wrangling Begins Over Next Philadelphia Budget: How Will Schools Get Funded?

The school district wants more than $100 million above the city’s current contribution. The Nutter administration proposes raising $105 million with a 9.3-percent hike in property taxes. Councilmembers are already discussing alternate means.

KYW Newsradio 1060–14 hours ago

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Girlfriend Charged With Saturday’s Murder Of Darby Borough Police Officer

According to investigators, 27-year-old Tyaina Finch shot and killed Darby Borough police officer Mark Hudson with his service weapon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–15 hours ago

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Police: Rider Assaulted On Subway Platform

SEPTA police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person who they say is responsible for an assault on their Market-Frankford train line.

KYW Newsradio 1060–16 hours ago

Catholic Monsignor William Lynn returns after a lunch break to Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center March 26, 2012 in Philadelphia during his trial on covering up pedophile abuses.  (Credit: STAN HONDAAFPGetty Images)

KYW Flashback: The Fall From Grace And Trial Of Monsignor William Lynn

Monsignor William Lynn had become a household name, not only in Philadelphia, but around the nation.

17 hours ago

(Helen Mirren, center, stars in "Woman in Gold.")

Movie Review: ‘Woman in Gold’

(2½ stars out of 4)“Woman in Gold” is the true-story account of one woman’s struggle, aided by her lawyer, to restore her property and reclaim her past from the Austrian government.

KYW Newsradio 1060–23 hours ago

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PennDOT Begins Repaving on 14 Miles of State Highways Through Philadelphia

Work has started on Richmond Street in Port Richmond, with plans for resurfacing sections of Passyunk Avenue, Roberts Avenue, Rhawn Street, Grant Avenue, “B” Street, and Frankford Avenue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/30/2015

(Nearby surveillance video captured the Feltonville food truck explosion on July 1, 2014.  File image from CBS3)

Phila. City Council Postpones Action on Food Truck Propane Tank Inspections

Last July, two people working on a food truck were killed when its propane tank exploded. Now, the question is whether the city even has the right to inspect them.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/30/2015

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