Good morning, Feeders, and happy hot Monday! You’ll have to wait ’til noon for Nutter’s grand plan for handling Center City violence, but there’s plenty going on before then. Like the Verizon strike.
New data on mortgage fraud looks at suspicious reports filed in states that could signal possible fraud cases. Mara Zepeda will take a closer look at the data, which show New Jersey and Pennsylvania are pretty high on the list.
Mara is also following an education story, as she looks into details of No Child Left Behind and what districts failing to meet the standards can do.
Carolyn Beeler is chasing two health stories for us today. She’s first checking in with the City of Philadelphia to see if its healthy food carts are out and about in the neighborhoods as planned. She’ll also follow up with some Temple University researchers who are trying to determine if some athletes are genetically predisposed to concussions. Something to keep an eye on, since football season is just around the corner.
What did people of the 1930s stick in a time capsule? The one found at the former MCP Hospital site on Henry Avenue in East Falls contained newspapers, photos and students memorabilia. The contents were given to Drexel University’s College of Medicine Legacy Center on Queen Lane for preservation.
Guess who’s coming to dinner? The list of guests for Mt. Airy USA’s major fundraising dinner includes Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers; Joseph Poon, Asian Fusion Chef and Cookbook Author; D.A. Seth Williams and more.
We’ve got these stories and more for you today, including additional coverage beginning at 6 p.m. on 91 FM during NewsWorks Tonight.