Regional Roundup – 08/12/19

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Philadelphia Eagles' Donnel Pumphrey returns a kickoff during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia Eagles' Donnel Pumphrey returns a kickoff during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Guests: Nick Pugliese, Aubrey Whelan, Mike Sielski

On this week’s Regional Roundup; we’ll hear about the Pennsylvania lawsuit that alleges up to 800 scoutmasters in the Boys Scouts of America have molested young boys within their ranks. WHYY’s NICK PUGLIESE join us. And, we’ll get an update on opioid overdose rates in the city and in the commonwealth with Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, AUBREY WHELAN, who’ll also let us know about what local governments are doing to combat this pervasive problem. Lastly, Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist MIKE SIELSKI will join us to talk about the Philadelphia Eagles and what to look out for as preseason gets underway.

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