Trial begins for accused Philadelphia clergy, Cherry Blossom festival kicks off ahead of freez warning

    Good morning, Feeders!

    We’re preparing for some cold temperatures tonight, just as Philadelphia’s Cherry Blossom Festival gets underway. Peter Crimmins and photographer Emma Lee will be at the opening event.

    Tom MacDonald is in court as the trial is set to begin for Msgr. William Lynn for the alleged cover-up of child sexual abuse by clergy in Philadelphia. Last week, Lynn’s lawyer asked for a new jury.
    Carolyn Beeler is headed to a biomedical event with Pennsylvania legislators — just as hearings begin for the Affordable Care Act. She’ll look at how one relates to the other and what changes you can expect to your health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned.

    Emma Jacobs will have the latest on Revel Casino’s licensing hearing and a federal grant for Delaware County refinery workers.

    And Kevin McCorry is on budget duty. He’ll be in chambers as Phliadelphia City Council discusses the budget for the upcoming year.

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