Regional Roundup – 08/26/19

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(photo credit: Ray Gilbert)

(photo credit: Ray Gilbert)

Guests: Rebecca Rhynhart, Karen Yi, Erik Swanson

On this week’s Regional Roundup: following the resignation of Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross, who left amidst allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, we’ll hear from the city’s Controller, REBECCA RHYNHART, who has been working to improve the city’s protocols on reporting these kinds of incidents. Then, we’ll hear about the water crisis that has been taking place in Newark New Jersey – what cause it, how its affected the residents, and the state’s response to it. NJ.com’s KAREN YI, who has been following this story, joins us. Lastly, we’ll hear about Ocean City’s new tactic of ridding the shore of those food-stealing, loud-squawking seagulls; falcon intimidation. We’re joined by ERIK SWANSON, owner of the company that’s been contracted to provide the trained falcons that will scare off the beach’s most maligned bird.

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