Stories we’re chasing today at WHYY

    Good morning, Feeders. Now that you’ve skated your way to your destination this morning, cozy up to your computer for today’s headlines. We’re with you for the long haul today.

    Reporters Susan Philips and Lizz Fiedler will bring us more today in their ongoing coverage of Haiti and the Camden layoffs, respectively.

    Carolyn Beeler wants more details on the race to catch the Kensington Strangler. Due to an eight-week backlog of the state’s DNA system, the arrested suspect could have been captured weeks before the third victim died. Is Pennsylvania’s backlog unusual? What has to happen in order for the system to work perfectly? Carolyn seeks to answer these questions and more.

    Peter Crimmins is following the story of museums’ unwanted, loaned artworks and what to do with them. New legislation could make the process easier by establishing the difference between loaned and donated art.

    Third-hand smoke doesn’t just stink. It carries dangerous toxins. Meggan Kole will look at the effects of third-hand smoke — the lingering nicotine that mixes with your clothes and carpeting long after you extinguish your cigarette. Babies crawling along the carpet and snuggling up to their parents are at an especially high risk.

    We’ve got all this and more for you today. Let us know what comments, questions and tips you have by feeding the Feed.

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