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Philly L&I Wants More Money for Construction Compliance

Philly L&I Wants More Money for Construction Compliance

After years of accidents and occasional tragedies, the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections is asking for more funding to strengthen its construction enforcement arm. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
Philly L&I Seeks More Money for Construction Investigations

Philly L&I Seeks More Money for Construction Investigations

The Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections is seeking more funding for its Audits and Investigations Unit as it tightens residential construction permitting and contractor compliance, officials told NBC10 Investigators.

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Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019
How New Tracking Rules for Addicted Babies Are Working

How New Tracking Rules for Addicted Babies Are Working

In 2018, more than 1,800 babies were born addicted to drugs in Pennsylvania. This epidemic is difficult to solve because it's been hard to evaluate exactly drastically it's damaging communities. For years, their addiction was not a reportable medical condition. That has changed, and it's having a positive effect on the children and their families. 

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Climate Change Is Adversely Affecting Jersey Berries

Climate Change Is Adversely Affecting Jersey Berries

The famous New Jersey berries are facing climate change threats. There has been much more rain this year, which causes fungus to grow in the crops. When fungus develops it makes it hard to control these crops, especially when it continues to rain.

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Friday, May 24, 2019
Former Lover of Priest Talks of Fathering His Son

Former Lover of Priest Talks of Fathering His Son

Tess Engelhardt says she met the Rev. Robert Dreisbach while in college. During the next 15 years, their friendship turned into a romantic relationship. Engelhardt had a son fathered by Dreisbach and said the Diocese of Allentown told her to sign a non-disclosure agreement if she wanted any financial child support.

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Monday, May 20, 2019
More Pollen, More Problems from Climate Change

More Pollen, More Problems from Climate Change

NBC10 is looking at the effects of climate change now and in the future. NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Krystal Klei spoke with some experts who say climate change may mean bigger pollen problems.

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Monday, May 20, 2019
A Rise in Mosquitoes Is More than Nuisance

A Rise in Mosquitoes Is More than Nuisance

The mosquito population is growing. Is climate change to blame? NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Krystal Klei speaks to an expert.

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Friday, May 17, 2019
'Capture Rate' Fail: Red-Light Camera Issues in Philadelphia

'Capture Rate' Fail: Red-Light Camera Issues in Philadelphia

A federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by two former workers who oversaw Philadelphia's red-light camera program has brought some allegations of shoddy camera work to the forefront of a debate on traffic safety.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
NBC10 Investigators: Tracking Philly City Council’s Multi-Million Dollar Money Pot

NBC10 Investigators: Tracking Philly City Council’s Multi-Million Dollar Money Pot

The NBC10 Investigators are tracking the Philadelphia City Council's multi-million dollar money pot. The council-controlled fund is set up to help non-profit community groups. But that's not what investigative reporter Mitch Blacher found when he checked to see who got money and how it was used.

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Monday, May 6, 2019
School Districts Stockpiling Huge 'Rainy Day' Funds

School Districts Stockpiling Huge 'Rainy Day' Funds

Some school districts in the Philadelphia suburbs and Lehigh Valley have amassed large "rainy day" funds, or budget surplus accounts, while still raising property taxes every year. The state Department of Education sets an annual cap on the amount district can raise in new taxes, but their regulations can be circumvented by districts. Here's how.

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