Following the evacuations in Paulsboro and Philly Council’s hearing on the creative economy

    Good morning, Feeders!

    On this unusually warm December Monday, Carolyn Beeler is in Paulsboro, N.J., for the latest updates on last week’s train derailment and chemical release. Some residents are still displaced and the school day has been canceled.Tom MacDonald will have a story this afternoon on Philadelphia City Council’s hearing on the arts and creative economy.

    Holly Otterbein and Lizz Fiedler are both working on stories about Philadelphia taxes and who’s paying them.

    Peter Crimmins is finishing up a story on families who attended their first Philadelphia Orchestra performance over the weekend. We’ll hear from kids and their parents.

    And Kevin McCorry will have a heart-warming story about an Iraqi refugee who’s received the Eagle Scout award.

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