Tom MacDonald reports on Philadelphia’s possible bid to become the site for 2016’s Democratic Party Convention. Dave Davies profiles New Jersey congressman Frank Pallone in our continuing coverage of that state’s upcoming special election. Holly Otterbein reports on the Education Law Center, which is filing a complaint alleging discrimination in Pennsylvania’s alternative education programs. In “The Short Answer,” Taunya English and Zack Seward discuss workplace wellness programs, and how they’ll be rewarded under new health care laws. Aaron Moselle talks about efforts to ease tensions between former students of Germantown High School and their new classmates at Martin Luther King through outdoor activity. Finally, in tonight’s edition of “Story Corner,” local playwright and actor R. Eric Thomas remembers family vacations of a different sort at the First Person Arts Story Slam.