A look at Pennsylvania’s budget status and Ackerman’s plans to stay

    Tonight on the show, we’ve got the latest on the Pennsylvania budget. Set your radio dial to 90.0 FM at 6 p.m. for the details from Allentown Morning Call capitol reporter John Micek.


    Another day, another School District of Philadelphia story. Today’s update comes from Tom MacDonald. Tom was at today’s special meeting of the School Reform Commission, where Superintendent Arlene Ackerman said she’s got no intentions of leaving.

    The Port of Philadelphia is on alert after customs agents spotted a rare wood-eating beetle that came in from China. Carolyn has the details on why this beetle presents a threat and what can be done to prevent the population from spreading.

    Tomorrow marks the latest sunset of the year, so make the most of the late evening and the colorful sky. Franklin Institute Astronomer Derrick Pitts will talk about that and more in our weekly Skytalk feature.

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