Regional Roundup – 3/16/20

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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) goes up to shoot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) goes up to shoot during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Guests: Helen Gym, Angela Couloumbis, Yaron Weitzman

On this week’s Regional Roundup; City Councilmember at-large HELEN GYM will discuss a resolution she co-introduced regarding housing protections for low income Philadelphians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, Then, WHYY reporters JAKE BLUMGART and NINA FELDMAN will tell us more about how the city and the medical community in Philadelphia is responding to the pandemic, as well as rates of infection in the region. We’ll also talk with sportswriter YARON WEITZMAN about the suspension of the NBA season and his new book Tanking to the Top: The Philadelphia 76ers and the Most Audacious Process in the History of Professional Sports.

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