Stories we’re chasing today at WHYY

    Good morning Feeder, and happy Thursday! Get your Phils tickets yet? We’re chugging toward the end of the week with a crop of great stories for you.

    Lizz Fiedler is checking in with the suspended Central Bucks East teacher who’s still making headlines for her blog comments about students. Natalie Munroe has told reporters she’d consider returning to CBE to teach. Sounds awkward.

    Susan Philips is looking into a few things today, including Cheri Honkala’s Sheriff candidacy announcement and a report from drop-out school district students.

    Dave Davies is tracking down Tom Knox for what’s hopefully the final word on whether he’ll run for mayor. Time’s a-tickin’.

    Peter Crimmins is working on a few daily items, as well as a feature he’s putting together on the state of hip-hop in Philly. Word is the scene’s not too hot.

    Carolyn Beeler tells us the meteor that hit a few days ago is a sign of things to come — possibly tonight. We could see Northern Lights in our area tonight. Carolyn’s checking in with Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, to see what’s what. Carolyn is also looking into legislation on a few different health care coverage measures, including a federal waiver New Jersey may have edged out other states on.

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