Dave Davies reports on the fine levied on City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown for improper use of campaign funds. Kevin McCorry tells about a charge of discrimination in the Philadelphia School District’s school closings. Maiken Scott looks at Pennsylvania’s efforts to submit mental health records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Carolyn Beeler explains the growing number of seniors with HIV and the medical issues it raises. On Skytalk, Dave Heller and Derrick Pitts discuss how astronomers are learning about brown dwarf stars, the most populous bodies in our galaxy. In his Centre Square commentary, Chris Satullo considers the successes and failures of Pennsylvania’s charter schools.