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    Good morning, Feeders! We’re looking at some better weather today, and the snow is nearly gone. If only it were April…

    We’re following up on a few stories for you today, and several of our reporters are putting together some longer features for your enjoyment.


    Tom MacDonald is tracking down Barbara Deeley, Gov. Rendell’s nomination for Philadelphia Sheriff. He’ll also keep connected with the District Attorney’s office for more information on the case of the starvation death of a 2-month-old boy in a Philadelphia shelter.

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    The 10,000 men are back. At least, according to a release the group sent out. The group of mostly black men who vowed to patrol their neighborhoods an keep them safe has resurfaced. Susan Philips will put a call in to see just what’s afoot.

    Ever notice those generic charter school ads while you’re waiting for the Regional Rail? They don’t promote a speciif school, just charter schools in general. Shai Ben-Yaacov  will try to find the motive behind the ad, be it political or educational. On a similar note, today is Red Tuesday, in which public school supporters are encouraged to wear red.

    Peter Crimmins is set to talk to Georges Perrier, owner of Le Bec Fin, on the future of the restaurant, which will remain open.

    Turns out doctors have been removing tonsils for the heck of it — and the money. Meggan Kole will get more details about a study that says your tonsils should be in pretty bad shape before they’re taken out. As New Director Gene Sonn pointed out, the ice cream industry could take a serious hit.

    Meggan is also reporting on a proposal by the Center of Science in the Public Interest, which calls for warning labels on soda products.

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