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    Approaching the hump of hump day, here’s what we’ve got on tap:

    Tom MacDonald will report on a Philadelphia City Council bill barring employers from asking applicants for their criminal histories (please tell us what you think about this!).  He’ll also look into a new fair practices ordinance and a program to curb neighborhood blight.

    Peter Crimmins is visiting Christ Church in Center City, where artists will express themselves through the church’s venerable pipe organ.  He’ll also report on a childrens’ opera first performed during the Holocaust.

    Susan Phillips will attend a hearing on a PA house proposal to tax Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, along with a new grand jury report charging a man with murder years after the shooting.

    Dave Davies will sit in on an Ethics Board hearing on new regulations for council staff on their political activity.

    And from the Health and Science Desk, Taunya English will report on a call to teach more health policy in medical school, and a last ditch effort to save Adult Basic in Pennsylvania.

    That’s all for now.  Stay logged on to Newsworks for more on the Feed.

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