Council to consider SugarHouse expansion, new guidelines for youth cholesterol screenings

    Good morning, Feeders!

    SugarHouse wants to expand and City Council is considering the proposal. Tom MacDonald will be in chambers today to see how it all plays out.

    Lizz Fiedler has some interviews lined up today and we’ll hear more from her later this week with another installment of Back from Iraq.

    You say it to yourself every year, but is Santa really setting up in the mall earlier and earlier? Peter Crimmins talks to some North Pole experts about when Santa arrives and why.

    Peter will also have a story from us from Delaware where the art museum is celebrating 100 years . . . with pirates.

    Carolyn Beeler and Taunya English will have health & science stories for us today, covering Super Committee medigap cuts and cholesterol screenings for kids.

    And Sarah Whites-Koditschek will be in Bridesburg where Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett will speak at an education reform rally.

    On NewsWorks Tonight, Taunya will explain how legislative changes will affect abortion clinics.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Help us get to 100% of our membership goal to support the reporters covering our region, the producers bringing you great local programs and the educators who teach all our children.