Regional Roundup – 09/16/19

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(Toby Talbot/AP Photo)

(Toby Talbot/AP Photo)

On this week’s Regional Roundup; We’ll hear from Pennsylvania Attorney General JOSH SHAPIRO about the lawsuit his office just filed against the Sackler Family, who own Perdue Pharma and manufacture OxyContin, for helping perpetuate the nation’s opioid crisis. We’ll also hear about the aftermath of the explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia, and what the future might hold for the facility and it’s workers. WHYY’s CATALINA JARAMILLO joins us. Then, jazz trumpeter TERELL STAFFORD, professor of jazz studies at Temple University, who has just been named artistic director for jazz at Philly Pops.

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