Top o’ the mornin’

    Hello, folks!

    We’re edging in on the holiday weekend, but the news coverage around here doesn’t stop.

    Here’s a look at what’s on tap today for Morning Edition:

    From the health and science desk: finding what works to avoid an unintended pregnancy.

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    From your wallet: gas prices are on the rise as Americans get ready to hit the road for the Christmas holiday. The spike is unusual – traditionally prices bottom out this time of year. What’s goin’ on?

    A note on civic health: Pennsylvanians are below average on both voter turnout and voter registration.

    We’ve go a few new twists on the typical holiday travel stories too,  and a report on the new push for a family-friendly mummers parade. Something to look forward to in the new year!

    Tune in now.

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