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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Gov. Wolf Asked for Regulatory Breaks for Bankrupt Refinery

Gov. Wolf Asked for Regulatory Breaks for Bankrupt Refinery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said he asked the federal government in 2017 for federal Clean Air Act waivers for the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, site of the June explosion, hoping it would save jobs.

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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
How the EPA Helped Philly Refinery Stay in Business

How the EPA Helped Philly Refinery Stay in Business

Philadelphia Energy Solutions continues to dig out from the explosions that sent it into bankruptcy. Now the NBC10 Investigators are looking into the refinery's relationship with regulators. Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher discovered the EPA helped keep Philadelphia Energy Solutions in business by loosening regulations.

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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Investigating the Lawsuit Against Philly Police Officials

Investigating the Lawsuit Against Philly Police Officials

We're learning more about the federal lawsuit against former Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross and several other members of the department. NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher has the newest details.

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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Investigative Reporter Mitch Blacher combed through dozens of detailed allegations from two veteran police officers. Both officers were women, minorities and detailed the specific allegations of racial and sexual harassment they faced at work. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned after the lawsuit accused him of not properly handling the allegations.

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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
NJ Could Take the Lead on Smart Guns

NJ Could Take the Lead on Smart Guns

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law earlier this year a measure making smart guns - which are designed to only be fired by its owner - available in the state, reversing a previous state law stopping them from hitting the market. But some say it's a product they don't trust. NBC10 Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher explains.

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Friday, Aug 9, 2019
Ghost Forests in South Jersey: Clear Signs of Climate Change

Ghost Forests in South Jersey: Clear Signs of Climate Change

Salt water from the rising Atlantic Ocean is killing a forest outside Atlantic City, New Jersey. The ocean has risen 1.5 feet in South Jersey since 1911, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration. It has risen six inches since the 1980s.

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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
Johnny Doc and Bobby Henon Appear in Court

Johnny Doc and Bobby Henon Appear in Court

Union leader John Dougherty and Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon argued that their cases should be tried separately. Both men are swept up in a 116 count federal indictment revolving around embezzlement and conspiracy.

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
Second ACCT Philly Leader Out of Office in a Year

Second ACCT Philly Leader Out of Office in a Year

Susan Russell, the executive director of ACCT, is resigning from the shelter in Philadelphia after only serving 10 months. ACCT is one of the lowest funded animal shelters in any major American city and is in desperate need of leadership. With Russell's resignation, it is the second time the executive director has been changed since 2018.

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Monday, Aug 5, 2019
Has the Number of Hate Groups Increased?

Has the Number of Hate Groups Increased?

According to civil rights advocates at the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups across the nation has cracked 1,000. In the aftermath of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher takes a look back at an earlier report on hate groups in the Pennsylvania region.

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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Gov. Tom Wolf Announces $4.3 Million Plan to Help Remove Lead From Philadelphia Schools

Gov. Tom Wolf Announces $4.3 Million Plan to Help Remove Lead From Philadelphia Schools

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf committed more state money to getting lead out of Philadelphia schools. NBC10 Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher spoke to the governor about his plan as well as what he’ll do about lead in Pennsylvania homes.

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