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    It’s the Monday before Christmas, Feeders, so you know what that means: few things to cover and lots of media to cover them. Here’s today’s list of the stories we’re working on and a few we’re not.


    Dave Davies is talking today to Mayor Michael Nutter and Pa. State Treasurer Rob McCord (separately) to talk year in review with the mayor and what McCord’s got up his sleeve for 2011.

    Lizz Fiedler continues her coverage of the Kensington Strangler. Today she’s hoping to speak with an expert on serial strangulation for a little insight into the now three murders in the neighborhood.

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    Lower Merion will raise property taxes 10.8 percent. That’s gotta hurt. Tom MacDonald, who’s got a light day in City Hall, will bring us more information on the increase, which was passed in the wee hours of the morning late last week.

    Peter Crimmins will review Philadelphia’s Creative Economy Report, detailing the sustainability and growth of the city’s creative sector. There will be live music at the event, naturally.

    Can our bodies adapt to cold weather? It sure seems like those first few winter days feel colder than the rest of the season. Carolyn Beeler wants to find out if humans can really adpat to seasonal climate changes, or if it’s all in our heads.

    Things we’re not covering:

    City Council President Anna Verna is giving out bikes to kids in South Philly today. Isn’t it a little cold to be riding a bike?

    Congressman Joe Sestak brings his thank tour to Philadelphia today. The tour begins in West Philly and will spread through the city over the next few days.

    Feed the Feed: What piqued your interest this morning, Feeders? Would you prefer we cover the bike giveaway? Are you sick of the Kensington Strangler? If you’re going to an event we’re not, send your photos!

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