Blogging teacher will return to her classroom, event highlights congenital heart defects

    Good morning, Feeders! Enjoy the last not-too-disgustingly-hot day before our next heatwave creeps in, and stay tuned for the lastest on Natalie Munroe’s return to teaching and a journalism award for a newspaper covering homelessness.

    Lizz Fiedler will follow up on Munroe’s return to teaching. The English teacher will be back at Central Bucks East High School this fall after blogging about her students earlier this year.

    Dave Davies will have more information for us out of Harrisburg on the privatization of Pennsylvania’s liquor stores.

    As Mara Zepeda works on her feature about Philadelphia’s quality of life reporting tools, she’ll also reach out to One Step Away. The that covers and is produced by the city’s homeless men and women has won an award.

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    Members of Philadelphia’s Youth Poetry Movement will be in the studio today to talk about their appearance at a recent global poetry event. They’ll share their work, which you can hear on air tonight on NewsWorks Tonight.

    Carolyn Beeler will speak with a doctor at Penn who’s looking at how social media can help with emergency and disaster preparedness. She’ll also have more details on a weekend event at CHOP, where children with congenitgal heart defects and their parents will discuss the other medical and developmental obstacles that come with congenital heart defects.

    The Classic Town Tour landed in Manayunk yesterday. Representatives from 11 nearby towns strolled the streets to check out the old and new.

    Authorities have sealed the Mt. Airy garage where police seized more than $250,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine earlier this month. The next stop for the involved parties is court.

    Emanuel Freeman could face contempt of court charges next week. The Germantown Settlement owner is staring down legal action after failing to show up to a court-ordered examination Tuesday involving the value of Settlement’s assets.

    We’ll have these stories and more today, including extra information and interviews in our nightly radio show, NewsWorks Tonight, which airs 6 p.m. on WHYY-FM.

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