Rigali’s replacement to be officially announced, Vick supports dogfighting legislation in D.C.

    Good morning, Feeders! We’ll have full coverage today of Cardinal Justin Rigali’s retirement as his successor from Denver steps in. Tom MacDonald will be at the official announcement this morning, as well as a SNAP announcement this afternoon.

    Michael Vick will be in D.C. today to support legislation that would change the laws around bringing children to dogfights and cockfights. Lizz Fiedler will have the details on that, and what kind of role Vick has played.

    N.J. Sen. Donal Norcross will step down from his union leadership role. Lizz will bring us more information on why Norcross is leaving his position at the AFL-CIO Central Labor Counci.

    Mara Zepeda is reaching out to the Parks & Recreation Department after a shooting took place at another Philadelphia rec center. She’ll find out how the department works to promote safety at its rec centers, and whether something more can be done to prevent violence on these properties.

    Taunya English wil have more details for us on research that shows how Philadelphia’s hospitals rate in handling childbirth complications. She’ll dive into the findings and break them down for us.

    For 100 years, the Wissahickon Barber Shop has been cutting hair and shaving beards. Meet Sabatine LaNoce, who’s running the shop in the same place his father opened it in 1911.

    The Queen Lane Apartments are coming down. The Germantown PHA property will be replaced with townhomes and duplexes, complete with a courtyard and playground.

    Stick close today for these stories and more, including more details on Delaware’s climatologist shift.

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