Stories we’re chasing today at WHYY

    It was too good to last. We’re getting snow tonight into tomorrow. Two to 30 inches with terrible driving conditions and all the electricity on the East Coast will be out.

    Kidding! Two to four inches is expected. Just enough to inconvenience us all. Lucky for your there’s plenty of other news to be had.

    Tom MacDonald is trying to see just what PGW does after an explosion like the one on Tuesday night. He’s hoping to get a good look at recovery process, including PGW workers who will be testing pipelines near the explosion site to check for cracks.

    Lizz Fiedler will be in Hunting Park this afternoon where Philadelphia’s campaign to end dog fighting will kick off. She’s also following up on a few other stories in Camden.

    Peter Crimmins will start the morning at the Art Museum where students from West Philly’s Global Leadership Academy will get a tour and have classes today. In the afternoon he’ll head out to Bucks County to a carpet company who’s supplied rug to some very fancy places, including the Capitol in Harrisburg.

    Meggan Kole is looking further into a proposal by the FDA for an Alzheimer’s test on living patients. Currently, only an autopsy can confirm Alzheimer’s.

    Walmart has announced it will reduce the amount of calories and sodium in its foods over the next five years. Carolyn Beeler aims to find out how the store’s food brand stacks up against other store brands and more expensive alternatives.

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