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Kenneth Burns is an anchor and reporter for WHYY. He most recently worked for WYPR where his coverage of the Freddie Gray police trials won a National Headliner Award. He worked for several commercial broadcasting outlets as a reporter, anchor and producer in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas prior to joining public media.

The native Marylander is a graduate of Towson University and Anne Arundel Community College.

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Despite differences, Bucks Democratic hopefuls agree on this: defeating Fitzpatrick

At a debate in Bristol, the pair sparred for more than hour, espousing some very different policies.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Taking on the minority-commissioner role in Bucks and Chester counties

For the first time in recent memory, Democrats will be the governing majority in Bucks County.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Pa. Game Commission warns of lead’s danger to animals, but hunters say non-lead ammo is too expensive

When lead bullets are used for hunting, there can be unintended consequences.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Chester brewery hopes to hire city residents as it expands

“I hope we’re one of these businesses that people can walk to work and hang for a beer after their shift is over.”
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Delco Dems: DELCORA sale is a typical bad, backroom Republican deal

DELCORA’s board of directors unanimously approved a deal this week to merge with Bryn Mawr-based Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater Inc. for $276.5 million. The proposed deal still needs approval from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

New store preps West Chester students on the spectrum for the working world

"We are educating students, but we’re also interested in preparing them to be ready for the world of work.”
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

Ten years later, is Chester better now with a soccer stadium?

"A lot of people (were) like, 'Nobody in Chester is going to see soccer.' "
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY