Examining the protocol for a government shutdown and local deportation tactics based on criminal backgrounds

    Good morning, Feeders! Hope you’re ready for a news-jammed day. We promise not to overdo it on the Ramsey coverage.

    What would a government shutdown look like in Philadelphia? It’s a little unclear. Lizz Fiedler is checking in with some locally based government agencies to see what the course of action is should the government close up shop.

    She’s also chasing cases of abuse at an assisted-living home in Delaware County, which was discovered with the help of a nannycam.

    Susan Philips will take a hard look at Philadelphia’s Secure Communities strategy to determine what percentage of people deported have criminal backgrounds.

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    Peter Crimmins will visit with the Japanese photographer whose work is currently on display at Gallery 339.

    Taunya English will share more on the life of Nobel Prize winner Baruch Blumberg. The Philadelphia researcher who discovered hepatitis B has died.

    We’ll also bring you news on the winner of the city’s STD awareness condom wrapper design contest.

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