Philly plays a role in NASA launch, Ride the Ducks crash is remembered

    New Jersey will crack down on steroid use by law enforcement officials. Maiken Scott will detail for us what reforms state attorney general Paula Dow outlined today.

    But first on tonight’s show, we’re talking NASA. The space program’s final launch is slated for tomorrow, weather permitting, and Philadelphia is playing a couple different roles. We’ll have details on the launch and how Philadelphians are contributing.


    One year ago today, two Hungarian tourists died in a Ride the Ducks crash on the Delaware River. Lizz Fiedler spoke today with the Chester County church that sponsored the tourist group’s trip here, and would later hold a memorial service for the victims.

    Schools are supposed to offer language translation services for non-English speaking students, but what happens when districts face severe cuts? Education Law Center’s Len Reiser will talk with us about what to expect from schools.

    Hope hangs on for a park at the Reading Viaduct. We’ll hear about plans to reviatlize the area, and what an elevated park could do for the surrounding neighborhood.

    We’ve got these stories and more tonight, so if you can’t tune into 91 FM, make sure you’re listening online.

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