The stories we’re chasing today in the WHYY newsroom

    At 11:30 a.m., Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will deliver his budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.

    Which means, dear Feed readers, that today is Budget Bonanza Day!

    We’ll have live-blogging, topical angles from all of our beat reporters, reaction and analysis out of Harrisburg… basically, you’ll get your budget fix. Promise.

    For your health and science fix, Carolyn Beeler will report on some new findings regarding bipolar disorder–half of diagnosed adults don’t seek treatment. She’ll also look into how cell phones and information obsession are distracting people on the job, not unlike what we’ve seen here and here.

    Susan Phillips will report on possible fraud in the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s victim assistance office, and Tom MacDonald will stake out Philadelphia’s city hall as hopefuls for elected office file their petitions.

    In New Jersey, it’s a different state, but the same theme for the day: The assembly budget committee convenes a public hearing on Christie’s budget plan. Phil Gregory will report the happenings.

    And finally, Elizabeth Fiedler will tackle something we’ve all been wondering: How does Ride the Ducks plan on marketing itself back to a positive brand after such a public disaster?

    These stories and more today on newsworks.org and 90.9 FM.

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