News Chase

    To mix things up, here’s a list of stories we’re not chasing today:

    Prince William’s royal wedding
    The horrendous amount of traffic you hit on your way to work
    Who will win Dancing with the Stars

    We will, however, pursue the following:

    Four LOKO – New Jersey colleges and the FDA are both considering banning the alcoholic energy drink Four LOKO, and the manufacturer plans to remove the caffeine from the product. Health & Science reportert Carolyn Beeler is looking into the likelihood of a ban and how long these changes will take to hit the shelves. Bottom line: Get the Four LOKO while th gettin’s good!

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    Fox Chase Cancer Center – As part of a new partnership, Fox Chase Cancer Center will begin treating its patients with personalized care specific to their genetic makeups. The Ignite Institute for Individualized Health base in Fairfax County, Va., will partner with FCCC at the center’s Northeast Philadelphia headquarters, rather than FCCC heading to Virginia. Will this result in more plans to expand into neighboring Burholme Park? Reporter Meggan Kole intends to find out.

    Arts & Culture reporter Peter Crimmins is going to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to check out the Paul Strand exhibit. The museum has acquired more than 3,000 photographs from the artist, making Philadelphia the go-to place to study his work.

    All that and more is on tap for today, including an update from Tom MacDonald on the green efforts at the Linc.

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