Beloved Philly artist dies, Sweeney moves to ban replacement refs

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    Today, Peter Crimmins will take a look back at the life and work of Murray Dessner. The beloved Philadelphia artist died over the weekend.Peter is also catching up with the crew that produces “This is the Week that is.” We have one word for you: Patsy.

    Emma Jacobs is checking up on the Point Breeze lot that’s causing all kinds of commotion in the city and drawing national attention to a real estate developer.

    Lizz Fiedler has an interview in a cemetery this afternoon, and she’ll also look into the proposal from N.J. Senate President Stephen Sweeney to ban replacement NFL reps.

    Don’t forget to tune into our two radio pilots. “The Pulse,” produced by our Health & Science team and hosted by Maiken Scott, will air Friday at 11 a.m. “Beyond the Ballot,” an in-depth look at local politics with Dave Davies, will air Monday at 1 p.m. You can hear both on 90.9 FM.

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