‘Needle Park’ gets a playground, decision due in Pa. death penalty case

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    Emma Jacobs is already in court where she expects to learn today whether a Philadelphia judge will halt the Oct. 3 execution of Terrence Williams.

     

    Tom MacDonald and Kim Paynter are already in Valley Forge, where Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making a stop today.

    Later, Kim will join Peter Crimmins at McPherson Square at Sixth and Indiana. A playground will be built on what’s come to be known as Philadelphia’s “Needle Park.”

    Carolyn Beeler will have a story for us on HIV activists’ demands for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to restore General Assistance to people with chronic illnesses.

    And Lizz Fiedler is working on a Camden story about the quest to stop the violence there.

    Monday, look for Zack Seward’s story about female developers in Philadelphia.

    And don’t forget to tune in today at 11 a.m. to hear our Health & Science team on the radio pilot. “The Pulse.” You can listen online or at 90.9FM.

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