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Hurricanes Picking Up Along Atlantic Coast

Oct 12, 2020

It's hurricane season on the Atlantic Coast. Experts predicted as many as 25 named storms from June to November. As climate changes, those impacts are only getting worse. WHYY's Hannah Chinn explains how.


Last year, one-in-four high school students used e-cigarettes, according to the C.D.C. WHYY's Robby Brod has more. 

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About 100 people who have been living in tents are getting ready for a showdown with the city, WHYY's Katie Meyer reports.

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Local officials are weighing whether to approve the development of a two-pit quarry in Upper Bucks County, WHYY's Hannah Chinn reports.


New Jersey is cracking down on realtors and landlord who discriminate against renters on government assistance, WHYY's Joe Hernandez reports.

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Developers want to build a port on the Delaware River to ship liquefied natural gas from Wyalusing, Pennsylvania to Gibbstown, New Jersey, WHYY's Hannah Chinn reports.

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Pennsylvania families will not get help paying for meals their children would have eaten at school this fall, WHYY's Keystone Crossroads' Nina Feldman reports.

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The death of 43-year-old Chadwick Boseman may have come as a surprise, but doctors and researchers are observing that colon and rectal cancer are becoming more common among younger people, WHYY's Nina Feldman reports. 

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A watchdog group is shaming the Philadelphia City Commissioners for no longer livestreaming their meetings, WHYY's Katie Meyer reports. 


Councilmember Jamie Gauthier says her constituents in West and Southwest Philadelphia are fed up with the surge in gun violence, WHYY's Ximena Conde reports.