News chase

    Good morning, Feeders! The Eagles lost and more snow is coming; it must be January in Philadelphia. Here’s a list of some of this stories we’re chasing today.


    Susan Philips is finishing up her story on the Philadelphia International Airport expansion and what residents in Tinicum Township are planning to do to save their homes.

    Food stamp usage is up, but why? Shai Ben-Yaacov is making some calls to see if the increase is just a result of the economy, or if the new debit card system takes the stigma out of the stamps. He’s working on numbers and statistics for us.

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    A new common area at 10th and Vine streets is expected to link traditional and North Chinatown. Where is exactly is North Chinatown, and will the plaza serve to unite residents on either side of Vine Street? Peter Crimmins will find out.

    A study out of Germany has found a link between autism and age gaps between children. Carolyn Beeler is out determine the source and legitimacy of the study, and whether siblings with a two-year or fewer age gap have a stronger link to autism.

    We’re working on these stories and more today, and will bring you updates on the Feed. What are you most looking forward to us following up on?

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