Fumo awaits a new sentence, councilwoman holds knitting event

    Good morning, Feeders!

    It must be the day after an election, because they’re knitting over in City Council. Tom MacDonald will check in with Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown who today will knit with others to keep people warm over the winter. Plus, Vince Fumo is back in court for a new sentence.

    We can also expect more details from Tom about the city’s rainy day fund. You know, the one you answered a ballot question about last night.

    Carolyn Beeler will catch up with a University of Delaware professor who won a Gates Foundation award for his idea to prevent water contamination in developing countries. Here’s a hint: it involves Gore-Tex.

    Carolyn will also break down for us the Delaware River Basin Commission’s new regulations for natural gas drilling.

    A church and a group of performers now both have a new purpose through a service that matches artists with potential performance spaces. Peter Crimmins will have details on that, plus a story about how old video game tunes are being used for music.

    New Jersey voted last night to legalize sports betting in the state. But the real hurdle will be amending the federal law that prevents the state from doing so. Phil Gregory will tell us what’s next for New Jersey.

    We’ll have those stories and more today, including a follow-up to last night’s Montgomery County Commissioners race. Listen for that on NewsWorks Tonight.

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