Fencing goes up around Dilworth Plaza, thermal imagers look for heat leaks

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    The fence around Dilworth Plaza is up. Does that mean renovations will start? Tom MacDonald will be at the 11 a.m. Center City District news conference to get the latest details on the project and when it’s expected to start.

    It’s World Aids Day, and we’ve got a couple stories to bring you. Maiken Scott will hear from HIV/AIDS research supporters who say interest in their cause has dried up. Meanwhile, Carolyn Beeler will get more details on the lawsuit filed on behalf a boy whose lawyer says was denied entrance to a boarding school because he’s HIV positive.

    The Philadelphia Housing Authority today will hold an information session for its next property auction. After auctioning bundles of properties, the agency will now open the process to small-time buyers looking for just one property. Emma Jacobs will see what’s for auction and who’s looking.

    Did you know magnets can be used to play piano? Peter Crimmins will talk to a pianist who’s created a different kind of piano and the music to play on it.

    Finally, take a cruise around Philly with Carolyn Beeler. She went on a ride-along recently in a thermal imaging spy vehicle as its team spotted heat leaks from houses. How do you spot a heat leak in your house, and then what do you to bring that heat back in?

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