Stories we’re chasing today at WHYY

    Good morning, Feeders, and happy Friday! Get out there and enjoy this warm weather while it lasts, because temps are going down, down, down and will be in the 30s by Tuesday. Our news chase is as lively as ever.

    Tom MacDonald is already out, talking guns with Mayor Michael Nutter.

    Lizz Fiedler is looking into DROP-like programs in other cities, how they’re implemented and if they’re successful. Later, Lizz and Tom may work together for more information on Philadelphia’s police and fire crews aiding Camden.

    Jen Howard has some questions regarding the Borders liquidation about how our local stores will be affected and what’s happening with all the books at the closing locations.

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    Peter Crimmins is heading to West Philly because the controversial Chinese mummies are coming back to UPenn’s “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit today. He’s also checking in with Amy Sedaris. The Strangers with Candy star is in town talking to crafters about her book, Crafts for Poor People.

    Carolyn Beeler will bring us a story on a local K9 blood drive that was rescheduled from weeks ago. She’s got the scoop on what kinds of dogs can donate and where the blood goes. She’s also working on a story for next week about an app that predicts your chances of admission into a particular college.

    That’s the meat and potatoes, but stay tuned for other things we’ll bring your way and Feed the Feed to tell us what interests you.

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