Stories we’re chasing today at WHYY

    Good morning, Feeders! The week’s nearly over, the sun is out and it’s not quite as icy out there today. And of course, we’re bringing you the latest in regional news.

    Lizz Fiedler is making rounds at City Hall this morning following a proposal for new business tax regulations in Philadelphia.

    Scott Detrow is covering President Barack Obama’s visit to Penn State, which is focused on energy innovation.

    Peter Crimmins is working with web producer Lindsay Lazarski to finalize a multimedia package for Monday. In the meantime, Peter is hoping to find out what’s going on with Penn’s latest museum exhibit that’s been stripped of some mummies and artifacts.

    He’s also going to talk to some pet store owners and customers in Chinatown. Now that it’s the year of the rabbit, bunny sales are expect to go up, since giving on as a gift is good luck. But unwanted rabbit often get discarded.

    Meggan Kole is going to take a concussion test. UPenn has developed an on-field test designed to determine in one minute if an athlete has suffered a concussion-inducing injury. Athletes should be tested before the game as a baseline for the exam.

    Carolyn Beeler has found the HPV shot is also effective on men. She’ll talk to health experts about what Gardasil can do for the male population.

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